Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction, 2/1/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
The San Antonio Spurs (19-32) are hosting the Golden State Warriors (37-13) at AT&T Center on Tuesday.
The Warriors stepped onto the hardwood against the Nets and walked away with a win by a score of 110-106 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Warriors walked away with 23 and the Nets totaled 10 personal fouls. They also converted 11 of their 28 attempts from distance. Brooklyn ended up going 81.0% from the charity stripe by knocking down 17 of 21 attempts. Moreover, Brooklyn grabbed 34 rebounds (17 offensive, 17 defensive) and got 8 blocked shots. Brooklyn doled out 51 dimes and had 21 steals for the contest. In terms of defending, Golden State allowed the other team to go 39.8% from the floor on 39 of 98 shooting. They also dished out 24 dimes in this contest in addition to forcing 10 turnovers and getting 8 steals. With regard to hauling in boards, they collected 55 with 16 of them being of the offensive variety. From the charity stripe, the Warriors knocked down 16 of their 18 tries for a percentage of 88.9%. Golden State ended having earned a 40.8% field goal percentage (40 of 98) and buried 14 of 45 3-point shots.
Andrew Wiggins is one player who was a major factor in this matchup. He finished with 24 points on 10 of 18 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37 mins played and pulled down 8 boards. Wiggins shot 55.6% from the field and distributed 2 dimes.
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Golden State will enter this game with a record of 37-13 on the season. They currently have an average of 110.2 pts per game (12th in the league) while hitting 46.5% from the floor. The Warriors are shooting 35.8% on three-point shots (715 of 1,995) and 75.9% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Golden State is pulling down 46.7 rebounds per game and has accounted for 1,378 assists for the campaign, which is 3rd in the league in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 15.6 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 20.3 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
Defensively, the Warriors are forcing 15.1 turnovers per game while drawing 17.8 personal fouls. They currently rank 1st in the league in giving up assists with 1,091 relinquished so far this year. The Warriors defense is allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 42.5% (1,840 of 4,331) and they relinquish 42.8 rebounds per contest as a team. They are giving up 32.6% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 1st in the NBA in PPG allowed (102.0).
When they last played, the Spurs walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 115-110 when they faced the Suns. The Spurs were able to corral 32 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive boards totaling 43 for the contest. They coughed up the ball 11 times, while recording 6 steals in this game. The Suns earned 8 personal fouls for this contest which took the Spurs to the charity stripe for a total of 8 shots. They were able to knock down 7 of the free throws for a clip of 87.5%. When talking about shooting from beyond the arc, San Antonio knocked down 13 out of their 37 attempts (35.1%). When the final whistle was blown, the Spurs went 45 out of 100 from the field which gave them a percentage of 45.0%. The Spurs permitted the Suns to convert 48 of 97 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 49.5% in this contest. They finished 34.4% from distance by going 11 of 32 and finished the contest at 8 of 12 from the free throw line (66.7%). In reference to rebounds, San Antonio allowed Phoenix to collect 35 in total (11 on the offensive glass).
Doug McDermott was important for the Spurs in this game. McDermott had 24 points in his 28 mins on the hardwood and earned 2 assists for this game. He made 9 of 15 for this game for a rate of 60.0%, and added 4 rebounds.
San Antonio has a mark of 19-32 so far this year. The Spurs are committing 17.7 fouls per contest and they hit 73.8% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 27.9 times per contest (1st in the league) and they cough up possession 12.6 times per contest. San Antonio has accounted for 5,675 points on the campaign (111.3 per contest) and they pull down 45.9 boards per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Spurs are shooting 46.4% from the floor, which ranks them 11th in the league.
The Spurs defensively are ranked 24th in basketball in points given up per game with 111.4. They are able to force 13.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 46.4% from the floor (21st in the NBA). The San Antonio defense concedes 35.0% on shots from distance (589 of 1,682) and their opposition makes 75.2% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 23.9 assists and 47.1 rebounds per game, ranking them 13th and 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Antonio
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