Golden State
Warriors
Stadium Chase Center
57-25 Overall | WESTERN 1st
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Pacific Division117.7111.2
Schedule
Preseason
Sat  10/5
vs
Los Angeles
8:00pm
Thu  10/10
vs
Minnesota
10:30pm
Mon  10/14
@
Los Angeles
10:30pm
Wed  10/16
@
Los Angeles
10:30pm
Fri  10/18
vs
Los Angeles
10:30pm
Regular season
Thu  10/24
vs
Los Angeles
TNT10:30pm
Sun  10/27
@
Oklahoma City
3:30pm
Mon  10/28
@
New Orleans
NBAt8:00pm
Wed  10/30
vs
Phoenix
10:30pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The Warriors are only projected to win 50 games with the injury to Klay Thompson, the losses of key veterans and the addition of new pieces like D'Angelo Russell. But come March 2020 they should be back on solid footing. Their odds to win it all are 12/1, 7.7% (#6). They are a good bet to win the championship (7.7 percent chance). They are also a good bet to win the West at 8/1, 11.1%. Their sim chance is 14.9%. The Warriors are averaging 50 wins per sim which makes them a decent bet to win over 49 games. At -550 the Warriors are a good value to make the playoffs with a 96.9% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 7/2, 22.2%. They win the division in 21.8% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #3 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Their 57-25 record last season failed to meet expectations. Their expected win percentage was 74%. They were not good against the spread going 35-46-1 (-1560 loss). More of their games came in under (44) than went over (38). Their next game vs the Clippers should be close. The Warriors are winning 49 percent of computer simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (STRENGTH): They are an elite shooting team with a true FG% of 59.5% (#1 in League). The team shooting has declined to 56.8% in their last 7 games. They average 117.7 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 118.1. On the road they average 117.2 (116.8 expected), and at home 118.1 ppg (119.3 expected).

DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 55.2 true FG% (#11 in League). Team defense is trending down allowing opponents to shoot 57.9% in their last 7 games. They allow 111.2 pts per game vs an expected value of 110.1. They are allowing 110.9 (111.1 expected) on the road, and at home 111.5 ppg (109.1 expected).

REBOUNDING (STRENGTH): They are outrebounding opponents by 1.9 per game (#7 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.7 per game (#20 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Stephen Curry who is projected to be the #4 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
--- Bowman, Ky PG6-218106/17/19970Boston College
--- Burks, Alec SG6-621407/20/19918Colorado
--- Cauley-Stein, Willie C7-024008/18/19934Kentucky
30 Curry, Stephen PG6-319003/14/198810Davidson
10 Evans, Jacob SG6-621006/18/19971Cincinnati
23 Green, Draymond PF6-723003/04/19907Michigan State
1 Lee, Damion SG6-621010/21/19922Drexel; Louisville
5 Looney, Kevon C6-922002/06/19964UCLA
28 McKinnie, Alfonzo SF6-821509/17/19922Wis.-Green Bay
--- Paschall, Eric PF6-725411/04/19960Fordham; Villanova
--- Poole, Jordan SG6-519106/19/19990Michigan
--- Robinson III, Glenn SG6-622201/08/19945Michigan
--- Russell, D'Angelo PG6-519802/23/19964Ohio State
--- Spellman, Omari PF6-924507/21/19971Villanova
11 Thompson, Klay SG6-721502/08/19908Washington State