Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers 11/28/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The Los Angeles Clippers (11-8) are welcoming the Golden State Warriors (17-2) at STAPLES Center on Sunday.
The Warriors took the court against the Trail Blazers and notched a win by a score of 118-103 in their last contest. Golden State finished having earned a 54.0% field goal percentage (47 out of 87) and buried 12 of their 37 three-point shots. At the free throw line, the Warriors knocked down 12 of 16 tries for a rate of 75.0%. When talking about hauling in rebounds, they earned 48 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. They also distributed 31 dimes in the matchup while forcing the opposition into 2 turnovers and having 8 steals. With regard to the defense, Golden State allowed their opponent to shoot 41.9% from the field on 36 out of 86 shooting. Portland dished out 37 assists and had 23 steals for this game. Additionally, Portland pulled down 30 rebounds (7 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 5 blocked shots. Portland went 78.3% at the free throw line by making 18 of 23 tries. They also knocked down 13 of their 38 attempts from three-point range. In the matter of fouls, the Warriors ended up finishing with 19 and the Trail Blazers recorded 10 fouls.
Stephen Curry is someone who came through for this contest. He left the arena with 32 points on 12 out of 25 shooting. He played for 38 minutes played and also grabbed 7 rebounds. Curry finished 48.0% from the floor and recorded 8 dimes.
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Golden State heads into this one with a mark of 17-2 for the campaign. They currently have an average of 114.5 pts per game (1st in the NBA) while shooting 48.1% from the floor. The Warriors are shooting 36.5% from downtown (286 of 784) and 78.2% from the charity stripe. As a team, Golden State is pulling down 47.3 rebounds per game and is sitting with 561 dimes on the year, which is 1st in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. They are losing possession via turnover 16.0 times per game and as a team they commit 19.5 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Warriors are able to force 15.9 turnovers per game and they draw 18.3 fouls. They currently rank 4th in the NBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 408 surrendered for the year. The Warriors defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 42.0% (696 of 1,657) and they concede 41.8 rebounds per contest as a group. They surrender 32.1% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 1st in basketball in opponents PPG (100.9).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Clippers walked away with a victory by a final of 107-96 against the Pistons. The Clippers were able to snag 43 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards for a total of 54 in the game. They turned it over 14 times, while earning 9 steals for this game. The Pistons committed 15 fouls for this game which took the Clippers to the free throw line for a total of 19 attempts. They were able to knock down 18 of them for a rate of 94.7%. Concerning shooting from beyond the arc, Los Angeles knocked down 11 out of 38 tries (28.9%). When the final whistle blew, the Clippers ended up shooting 39 out of 91 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.9%. The Clippers allowed the Pistons to convert 33 of 90 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 36.7% in the matchup. They wrapped up this game 24.2% from downtown by shooting 8 out of 33 and ended up going 22 of 26 at the charity stripe (84.6%). In relation to rebounding, Los Angeles allowed Detroit to pull down 39 overall (13 on the offensive glass).
Ivica Zubac ended up having an impact for the Clippers for this contest. He made 3 of 4 in this matchup for a rate of 75.0%, and had 13 rebounds. Zubac scored 10 points in his 22 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 2 assists for this game.
Los Angeles has a record of 11-8 for the year. The Clippers commit 17.7 personal fouls per game and they connect on 81.6% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 22.7 times per contest (18th in the NBA) and they are turning it over 14.7 times per game. Los Angeles has scored 2,014 points this year (106.0 per contest) and they collect 45.3 rebounds per game. As an offensive team, the Clippers are connecting on 44.4% from the field, which is ranked 19th in the league.
The Los Angeles defense gives up 32.6% on three-point shots (212 of 650) and their opposition makes 79.7% of their free throw shots. They have relinquished 21.4 dimes and 47.3 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 3rd and 25th in the league. The Clippers defensively are ranked 3rd in basketball in PPG given up with 102.5. They are forcing 15.6 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 43.0% from the floor (3rd in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Golden State
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