Warriors vs Celtics Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/30/2020
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Boston Celtics
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Boston -9.5
Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics (31-15, 2nd in the Atlantic Division) play the Golden State Warriors (10-38, 5th in the Pacific Division) at TD Garden on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Golden State opens this game as 9.5 point dogs. The O/U has been set at 224.
The Warriors are covering the spread 47.9% of the time, having gone 23-25-0 ATS. Boston is covering the spread 61.4% of the time, going 27-17-2 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 Boston Celtics Injuries
01/28/20 C Enes Kanter Hip is questionable Thursday vs Golden State
01/28/20 SF Jayson Tatum Groin is questionable Thursday vs Golden State
D'Angelo Russell averages 24.0 points per contest in 32.4 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 29.2 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%.
Kemba Walker averages 22.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Jaylen Brown scores 20.1 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
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 47.2 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they allow 25.6 assists per game which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Golden State averages 105.7 points per contest, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.6 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 43.9 boards per contest and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 17th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Celtics give up 105.5 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 6th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 23.0 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 44.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Celtics are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest. Boston is 13th in the NBA with 112.2 points per contest this season. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.7. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 15th in the league. They are 15th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.5 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 23.5. The Celtics are 24th in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Warriors are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 112.7, and their offensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 25th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA. Golden State is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Boston is 23rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Celtics are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 105.8, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 5th. They are 17th in the NBA in pace with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 14th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 14th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -9.5 and over 224 total points
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