Warriors vs Nets Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/5/2020
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Brooklyn -6.5
Alec Burks and the Golden State Warriors (11-39, 5th in the Pacific Division) go to Barclays Center on Wednesday where they'll meet the Brooklyn Nets (21-27, 4th in the Atlantic Division). Brooklyn opens this matchup as 6.5 point favorites. The O/U is set at 228.
The Warriors are covering 49.0% of the time, having gone 25-26-0 ATS. Brooklyn is covering 44.9% of the time, going 22-27-0 against the spread.
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out indefinitely
02/03/20 PG D'Angelo Russell Quad is questionable Wednesday vs Brooklyn
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/19 SF Kevin Durant Achilles is out indefinitely
02/02/20 PG Kyrie Irving Knee is out indefinitely
D'Angelo Russell averages 23.8 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Alec Burks comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Joe Harris averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 21.3 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors allow 114.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.0 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they give up 25.7 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league. Golden State averages 106.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 25.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 111.8 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 22.0 assists allowed per contest, and 26th with 46.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 7th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game. Brooklyn is 18th in the league with 110.3 points per game this year. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.5. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game and 17th in assists per contest with 23.9. The Nets are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.9.
The Warriors are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.1, and their defensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 25th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 29th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Golden State is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league.
Brooklyn is 4th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league. The Nets are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107, and their defensive rating of 108.5 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 23rd. As a team they are 22nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State +6.5
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