Toronto Raptors at Golden State Warriors Game 3 Picks & Predictions 6/5/2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
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Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors play the Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena on Wednesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Warriors tied the series at 1-1 with a 109-104 win in Toronto in Game 2. Klay Thompson finished with 25 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists, and the Warriors scored the first 18 points of the 2nd half to secure the win. The spread on Game 3 has Golden State as 5.5 point favorites. The over/under is set at 214.
The Raptors have been an inconsistent option for wagerers, having gone 48-53-1 ATS. Golden State is covering the spread 43.9% of the time, going 43-55-2 against the spread. The Warriors have been lousy for bettors as favorites, going 36-49-2 ATS. Toronto has gone 12-8-0 against the spread as an underdog, so they cover the spread 60.0% of the time.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Raptors have been a dicey Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 53-48-1.
The Raptors cover the spread 45.8% of the time as the visitor, having gone 22-26-1 ATS.
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
Golden State is covering the spread 39.6% of the time at Oracle Arena, going 19-29-1 against the spread.
The Warriors have been a decent Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 49-51-0.
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
06/02/19 SF Kevon Looney Chest left last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Toronto
06/02/19 SF Kevin Durant Calf is questionable Wednesday vs Toronto
06/02/19 G Klay Thompson Hamstring left last game, is questionable Wednesday vs Toronto
Marc Gasol comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Kawhi Leonard averages 26.6 points per game in 34.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Draymond Green averages 7.4 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 6.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Klay Thompson averages 21.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 114.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 14.0 per game. The Raptors allow 108.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Golden State is 2nd in the league with 117.7 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 6.5. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game, and 1st in assists per contest with 29.4. The Warriors are 10th in turnovers per game with 14.3. The Warriors surrender 111.2 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 44.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Raptors are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 113.1, and their defensive rating of 107.1 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 3rd. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Toronto is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league.
Golden State is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 28th in the league. The Warriors are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.9, and their defensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 12th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 1st. As a team they are 1st in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -5.5
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