Warriors vs Cavaliers Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH
TV: Fox Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland -2
Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is the venue where Kevin Love and the Cleveland Cavaliers (13-36, 5th in the Central Division) will take on the Golden State Warriors (10-39, 5th in the Pacific Division) on Saturday. Cleveland opens this game as 2 point favorites. The total has been set at 221.5.
The Warriors are covering 46.9% of the time, having gone 23-26-0 ATS. Cleveland is covering 43.8% of the time, going 21-27-1 against the spread.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out indefinitely
01/10/20 C Kevon Looney Abdominal is out indefinitely
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
01/26/20 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out indefinitely
01/13/20 SG Dylan Windler Leg is out for season
D'Angelo Russell averages 24.0 points per contest in 32.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.3 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%. Alec Burks comes into this game averaging 15.8 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Collin Sexton averages 19.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes 2.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Kevin Love scores 17.5 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 114.3 points per contest which is 22nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they allow 25.6 assists per game which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Golden State averages 105.6 points per contest, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 43.6 boards per contest and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 114.1 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.7 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 43.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest. Cleveland is 27th in the NBA with 105.4 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -8.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 22nd in the league. They are 20th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 27th in assists per game with 21.8. The Cavaliers are 2nd in turnovers per contest with 16.4.
The Warriors are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.2, and their defensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 30th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Golden State is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league.
Cleveland is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 2nd in the league. The Cavaliers are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.4, and their defensive rating of 115.2 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 22nd. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland -2 and over 221.5 total points
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