Klay Thompson is considered a game time decision for tonight's game against the Boston Celtics. The All-Star shooting guard rolled his ankle in the final minute of the Warriors' 131-123 win over the Pacers on Tuesday night. It seems as though Golden State's string of 'luck' is starting to wear thin, as Leandro Barbosa is also questionable to play against the Celtics.
Tip off is going to be broadcasted live on CSN Bay Area at 4:30 p.m. PST.
Last Time Out
The Celtics used a balanced attack to knock off the Chicago Bulls 105-100 Wednesday night in Boston. Isiah Thomas led the way with 20 points in a game where eight Celtics scored in double figures. It will be David Lee's first game against the Dubs since being traded to Boston before the start of the season.
Golden State dumped 81 half points points on the Pacers during their win in Indiana on Tuesday night. Klay Thompson hit eight of his ten 3-pointers in the first half, and finished with 39 points for the game.
Golden State (-225) enters tonight's game as five and a half point favorites over Boston (+195). The over/under game total is set at 215.5 points according to BetOnline. The Warriors are 6-4 in their last ten games played against the Celtics. Here are some recent betting trends for both teams compiled by OddsShark.com:
Here are my pick's from Tuesday's game against Indiana:
If you are looking to bet on tonight's game, it will be important to watch how the line moves once it is decided if Klay Thompson and Leandro Barbosa are going to play. Golden State averages a league high 118 points on the road this season and 116.5 PPG during their current road trip. However Boston limits opponents to an average of 96 PPG at home, which is fifth lowest in the NBA.
Here is what we know so far about Thompson and Barbosa via Twitter:
If Thompson does not play, the Warriors will likely be in store for a good old fashioned bean town brawl. Here are my picks for tonight's game: