Brooklyn Nets vs Washington Wizards Prediction, 2/10/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Washington Wizards
Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington
The Washington Wizards (24-29) will play the Brooklyn Nets (29-25) at Capital One Arena on Thursday.
The Nets played the Celtics and took a loss by a final of 126-91 in their last contest. Brooklyn wrapped up the game having earned a 38.4% field goal percentage (38 of 99) and knocked down 10 out of their 36 shots from downtown. At the charity stripe, the Nets converted 5 of 13 attempts for a rate of 38.5%. When talking about rebounding, they collected 40 with 15 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 22 dimes in the game as well as forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and getting 6 steals. Concerning the defense, Brooklyn allowed the other team to shoot 54.9% from the floor on 50 out of 91 shooting. Boston doled out 52 assists and had 32 steals for the game. Moreover, Boston pulled down 41 rebounds (11 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 4 blocks. Boston ended up shooting 75.0% from the free throw line by knocking down 12 of 16 shots. They also knocked down 14 of 40 tries from beyond the arc. When discussing personal fouls, the Nets ended up with 18 and the Celtics finished the game with 13 personal fouls.
Jevon Carter is one guy who was a contributor in this contest. He totaled 21 points on 7 of 16 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 31 minutes played and also collected 3 rebounds. Carter ended up shooting 43.8% from the field and also totaled 3 assists.
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Brooklyn comes into this one with a record of 29-25 this season. They currently have an average of 110.9 points per contest (11th in basketball) on 46.8% from the field. The Nets are hitting 35.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (604 of 1,716) and 81.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, Brooklyn is collecting 44.8 boards per game and has totaled 1,364 assists for the year, which has them ranked 9th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 14.0 times per contest and as a squad are committing 19.8 fouls on a nightly basis.
On defense, the Nets are forcing their opponents into 13.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.2 personal fouls. They are conceding 33.1% on three-point shots while they are 21st in the NBA in PPG allowed (111.1). The Nets defense is allowing a FG percentage of 44.8% (2,202 of 4,917) and they surrender 44.9 rebounds per game as a group. They are 11th in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 1,286 relinquished this season.
When they last played, the Wizards took a defeat with a final score of 121-100 when they played the Heat. When discussing cleaning up the glass, Washington allowed Miami to grab 32 in total (5 on the offensive glass). They shot 56.3% from 3-point land by shooting 18 of 32 and walked away from this one shooting 17 of 21 at the free throw line (81.0%). The Wizards allowed the Heat to convert 43 out of their 76 tries from the field which had them at 56.6% for this game. Overall, the Wizards shot 36 out of 80 from the floor which gave them a rate of 45.0%. In relation to shooting from downtown, Washington converted 7 of their 31 attempts (22.6%). They were able to knock down 21 of the free throws for a percentage of 91.3%. The Heat earned 18 personal fouls in the game which got the Wizards to the free throw line for a total of 23 shots. They gave up possession 16 times, while recording 10 steals in this matchup. The Wizards were able to pull down 26 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards totaling 33 in the matchup.
Corey Kispert ended up being a major contributor for the Wizards in the matchup. Kispert totaled 20 points in his 26 mins on the hardwood and had 1 assist for the contest. He converted 9 out of 15 in this contest for a rate of 60.0%, and accounted for 6 rebounds.
Washington has a mark of 24-29 on the season. The Wizards are responsible for committing 18.7 fouls per game and they hit 77.9% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 23.9 times per game (17th in the NBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.3 times per contest. Washington has tallied 5,658 points so far this year (106.8 per game) and they collect 44.1 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Wizards are hitting on 46.2% from the floor, which is 12th in the league.
The Washington defense surrenders 35.3% on 3-pointers (583 of 1,653) and opponents are making 79.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They have surrendered 23.2 assists and 45.0 rebounds per contest, which ranks 7th and 20th in the NBA. The Wizards are ranked 17th in the league in points allowed per game with 109.9. They are forcing 11.8 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 45.6% from the field (17th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington
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