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Warriors vs Bobcats Betting Matchup Report

Charlotte BobcatsGolden State Warriors
Dec 21, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Charlotte Bobcats vs Golden State Warriors Odds


The NBA betting slate features a clash between Golden State and Charlotte on Friday, with the host Warriors trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

Golden State battles the Bobcats, currently with a 7-18 mark (10-15 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 16-10 for the Warriors and 14-10-1 for the Bobcats. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Charlotte vs Golden State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Golden State opened as 10.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 201.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Warriors, currently No. 6 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Bobcats, who rate No. 30 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 102-92 victory for the Warriors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 100.8 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 30 at 104.4 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 45.4% so far, more than the Bobcats shooters have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bobcats own the league's No. 30-rated mark, allowing 107.7 points per game when playing on the road. Golden State, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring on their home court.

The Bobcats were a 121-104 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (225) made winners of OVER bettors. Kemba Walker went off for 27 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Phoenix defeated Charlotte, 121-104 at US Airways Center.

Golden State lost its last outing, a 131-127 result against the Kings on December 19. The Warriors failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 258 combined points took the game OVER the total. Golden State got 32 points from Stephen Curry en route to a 131-127 loss at the hands of Golden State on Wednesday at Power Balance Pavilion.

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Denver are 1-9
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 0-10

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After playing Sacramento are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

A few Bobcats at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
Charlotte is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Charlotte's last 14 games when playing Golden State
Charlotte is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Golden State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Golden State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Golden State's last 14 games when playing Charlotte

Next up:
Charlotte at Denver, Saturday, December 22
Golden State home to LA Lakers, Saturday, December 22