Warriors vs Clippers 1/10/2020 NBA Prediction, Pick, Tips
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Friday, January 10, 2020
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -10
Staples Center is the venue where Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers (26-12, 2nd in the Pacific Division) will play the Golden State Warriors (9-30, 5th in the Pacific Division) on Friday. Los Angeles opens this contest as 10 point favorites. The total has been set at 224.
The Warriors are covering the spread 46.2% of the time, having gone 18-21-0 ATS. Los Angeles is covering 55.3% of the time, going 21-17-0 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
01/09/20 PG D'Angelo Russell Shoulder is questionable Friday vs LA Clippers
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Alec Burks averages 15.9 points per game in 29.0 minutes per contest. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Eric Paschall comes into this contest averaging 13.7 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Paul George averages 23.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.0 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.3 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 112.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 25.1 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Golden State averages 104.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 44.0 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 21st and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers surrender 109.8 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.8 assists allowed per contest, and 14th with 45.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Clippers are 20th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game. Los Angeles is 4th in the league with 115.8 points per game this year. They are 13th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 47.9 boards per game and 18th in assists per contest with 23.3. The Clippers are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.8.
The Warriors are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 111.8, and their offensive rating of 104 is ranked 20th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 30th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in the NBA. Golden State is 15th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 12th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Clippers are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 7th in the league with 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -10
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