Brooklyn Nets at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 3/6/2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 14.5 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 20-44. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 109.9 per contest. The Warriors have an overall mark of 49-14. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 116.1 points per contest and giving up 107.6, which is a point differential of 8.5.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 36-27-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-36-1 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 28-34-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 32-31-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/05/18 G Stephen Curry Ankle left last game, is probable Tuesday vs Brooklyn
02/14/18 G Patrick McCaw Wrist is out indefinitely
DeMarre Carroll averages 13.5 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%.
Draymond Green averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.8 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Stephen Curry averages 26.7 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 109.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 30th, and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league. Brooklyn averages 105.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.11 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 45.1 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 107.6 points per contest, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 23 assists allowed per contest, and 6th with 42 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season. Golden State is 1st in the league with 116.1 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 8.51. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 44 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 30.5. The Warriors are 3rd in turnovers per game with 15.9.
The Nets are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 110.2, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 8th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 21st in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA. Brooklyn is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 21st in the NBA.
Golden State is 2nd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Warriors are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 106.9, and their offensive rating of 115.4 is ranked 22nd. They are 2nd in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +14.5
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