Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction, 2/9/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Golden State (+1.5)
The Golden State Warriors (12-11) are headed to AT&T Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the San Antonio Spurs (13-10). Golden State opens this contest as 1.5-point underdogs. The total has been set at 233.
The Golden State Warriors faced the Dallas Mavericks and took a loss by a final of 134-132 in their last contest. Golden State walked away from the contest with a 53.5% field goal percentage (46 of 86) and buried 20 out of their 45 3-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Warriors buried 20 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 87.0%. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they earned 40 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 27 assists for the contest as well as earning 11 steals and 4 blocks. With respect to the defense, Golden State allowed the other team to go 45.8% from the floor on 44 out of 96 shooting. Dallas doled out 27 dimes and had 5 steals in this contest. On top of that, the Mavericks snagged 47 rebounds (15 offensive, 32 defensive) and had 2 blocks. Dallas finished shooting 83.3% at the free throw line by making 25 of 30 attempts. They made 21 of their 47 shots from long range.
Stephen Curry is a guy who was a major factor for the contest. He notched 57 points on 19 of 31 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37:04 minutes and collected 2 boards. Curry walked away from this one shooting 61.3% from the floor and also totaled 5 dimes. Another guy that was a contributor in this contest for the Warriors was Andrew Wiggins. He collected 5 rebounds and had 2 dimes. He finished the game at 75.0% from the field for this contest by shooting 9-of-12 (22 points). When the final whistle was blown, Wiggins played 28:56 minutes.
Golden State will take the court with a win-loss mark of 12-11 on the campaign. They are averaging 114.5 pts per game (7th in the NBA) while hitting 46.1% from the field. The Warriors are shooting 37.3% on shots from beyond the arc (324 of 869) and 77.5% from the free throw line. As a team, Golden State is grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game and has accumulated 624 assists on the year, which ranks 5th in basketball in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 14.3 times per game and as a squad are committing 23.1 fouls every game. When they are on the defensive end, the Warriors are able to force 15.4 turnovers per game and they draw 21.3 fouls. They surrender 36.9% on shots from downtown while they are 24th in the NBA in points per game from their opponents (114.2). The Warriors defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.2% (355 of 491) and they relinquish 48.6 rebounds per game as a group. They rank 7th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 534 relinquished on the season.
When they last played, the San Antonio Spurs got the victory with a final of 111-106 against the Houston Rockets. The Spurs snagged 37 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 44 in the game. They also rejected 7 attempts while recording 6 steals for the contest. The Rockets were called for 25 fouls in the matchup which took the Spurs to the free throw line for a total of 36 attempts. They were able to knock down 29 of the free throw tries for a clip of 80.6%. Concerning three-point shots, San Antonio buried 8 of their 25 tries (32.0%). When the final whistle was blown, the Spurs went 37 out of 87 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.5%. The Spurs allowed the Rockets to make 38 out of 88 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 43.2% in this contest. They finished 31.6% from behind the 3-point line by hitting 12 out of 38 and walked away from this one shooting 18 out of 25 at the charity stripe (72.0%). Regarding cleaning up the glass, San Antonio permitted Houston to collect 46 in all (6 on the offensive glass).
DeMar DeRozan was important for the Spurs for the matchup. He made 9 out of 16 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 56.3%, which had him finishing with 30 points. DeRozan pulled down 8 boards in his 37:25 mins of time on the hardwood and earned 7 assists in the matchup. One more player that ended up playing a role for San Antonio was Derrick White. He accumulated 14 points in his 29:07 minutes played by way of 6 of 14 shooting in this contest. White ended the game having shot 42.9% from the field and also earning 5 assists and 2 rebounds.
San Antonio has a record of 13-10 so far this year. San Antonio has scored 2,558 points this season (111.2 per game) and they pull in 45.2 rebounds per game. The Spurs commit 17.1 fouls per contest and they connect on 78.3% from the charity stripe. On the offensive side of the ball, the Spurs are connecting on 45.4% from the field, which is ranked 20th in basketball. They are dishing out assists 25.1 times per game (12th in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 11.0 times per game. The Spurs on the defensive end are ranked 16th in the NBA in PPG given up with 111.8. They concede 24.7 assists and 48.0 total rebounds per game, which ranks them 16th and 28th in basketball. The San Antonio defense allows 38.9% on three-point shots (294 of 755) and their opponents are converting on 72.9% of their free throw attempts. They have forced 13.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.3% from the floor (22nd in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Antonio (-1.5) and over 233 points
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