Brooklyn Nets vs Golden State Warriors Predictions, NBA Parlay Picks 3/12/2020
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn -4
Eric Paschall and the Golden State Warriors (15-50, 5th in the Pacific Division) host the Brooklyn Nets (30-34, 4th in the Atlantic Division) at Chase Center on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Brooklyn opens this game as 4 point favorites. The total opens at 228.
The Nets are covering 48.4% of the time, having gone 31-33-0 ATS. Golden State is covering 47.7% of the time, going 31-34-0 against the spread.
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/19 SF Kevin Durant Achilles is out indefinitely
03/09/20 SG Garrett Temple Ankle is downgraded to out Tuesday vs LA Lakers
02/20/20 PG Kyrie Irving Shoulder is out for season
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out for season
03/11/20 F Juan Toscano-Anderson Ankle left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Brooklyn
03/10/20 PG Stephen Curry Illness is probable Thursday vs Brooklyn
03/10/20 PF Draymond Green Knee is questionable Thursday vs Brooklyn
03/07/20 C Kevon Looney Hip is out indefinitely
03/02/20 PF Alen Smailagic Quad is out indefinitely
02/27/20 PG Ky Bowman Ankle is out indefinitely
Joe Harris averages 13.9 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Spencer Dinwiddie comes into this game averaging 20.6 points per contest while playing 31.2 minutes per night. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Andrew Wiggins averages 21.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 3.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Eric Paschall scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 27.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 111.4 points per contest which is 18th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd, and they allow 22.4 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Brooklyn averages 110.8 points per contest, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 48.5 boards per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 4th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 115.0 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 26.1 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 46.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest. Golden State is 28th in the NBA with 106.3 points per contest this season. They are 29th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -8.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 29th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 42.8 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 25.6. The Warriors are 12th in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Nets are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.1, and their defensive rating of 108.7 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 23rd. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league. Brooklyn is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league.
Golden State is 12th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 3rd in the league. The Warriors are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 113.8 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 30th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Golden State +4 and over 228 total points
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