Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 3/8/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
The Los Angeles Clippers (34-32) are traveling to Chase Center on Tuesday where they will go up against the Golden State Warriors (43-21).
The Clippers took the court against the Knicks and took a loss by a final of 116-93 in their last contest. With respect to fouls, the Clippers walked away with 23 and the Knicks accounted for 10 fouls. They made 13 out of their 29 shots from beyond the arc. New York finished shooting 63.3% from the charity stripe by converting 19 of 30 tries. Additionally, New York totaled 42 rebounds (15 offensive, 27 defensive) and had 5 rejections. New York earned 57 assists and had 19 steals in the game. In relation to the defense, Los Angeles allowed 47.2% from the floor on 42 of 89 shooting. They also doled out 17 assists for the game in addition to creating 5 turnovers and earning 2 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they compiled a total of 43 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. From the charity stripe, the Clippers converted 16 of 22 tries for a rate of 72.7%. Los Angeles ended the contest having earned a 37.5% FG percentage (33 of 88) and made 11 of their 34 shots from distance.
Isaiah Hartenstein is a guy who was a major contributor in the game. He ended up finishing with 14 points on 5 of 6 shooting. He was on the court for 21 mins and collected 2 rebounds. Hartenstein shot 83.3% from the floor and dished out 4 assists.
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Los Angeles heads into this one with a win-loss record of 34-32 for the year. They currently have an average of 107.0 points per outing (25th in the league) on 45.5% from the field. The Clippers are hitting 36.6% on 3-pointers (819 of 2,240) and 78.2% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Los Angeles is snagging 44.3 rebounds per game and has tallied 1,556 assists this season, which is 14th in the NBA in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 14.2 times per contest and as a group are committing 18.8 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on the defensive end, the Clippers are forcing 13.9 turnovers per game while drawing 18.6 fouls. They are 15th in the NBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,570 relinquished on the year. The Clippers defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 44.6% (2,670 of 5,989) and they concede 47.3 rebounds per game as a unit. They concede 33.9% on 3-point attempts and they are 10th in basketball in PPG allowed (107.5).
In their last game, the Warriors went home defeated by a final of 124-116 when they played the Lakers. When it comes to cleaning up the glass, Golden State permitted Los Angeles to collect 35 in total (12 on the offensive glass). They finished 43.9% from beyond the perimeter by going 18 out of 41 and finished the contest at 18 of 21 from the free throw line (85.7%). The Warriors allowed the Lakers to make 44 of their 89 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 49.4% in this matchup. When this game wrapped up, the Warriors shot 46 out of 92 from the field which had them shooting 50.0%. In the matter of shots from downtown, Golden State made 15 out of their 34 attempts (44.1%). They were able to knock down 9 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 47.4%. The Lakers earned 17 fouls for the contest which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for 19 attempts. They turned it over 16 times, while earning 11 steals in the matchup. The Warriors corralled 31 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards totaling 41 for the matchup.
Jordan Poole pitched in for the Warriors in this matchup. He buried 9 of 15 for the game for a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and tallied 1 rebound. Poole accumulated 23 points in his 32 minutes on the court and totaled 5 dimes in this game.
Golden State has a record of 43-21 on the year. The Warriors commit 20.5 fouls per game and they hit 76.0% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 27.2 times per contest (4th in the NBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 15.1 times per contest. Golden State has scored 7,102 pts for the season (111.0 per contest) and they average 45.5 boards per game. As an offense, the Warriors are hitting on 46.8% from the floor, which ranks 7th in the league.
The Golden State defense gives up 33.9% on 3-point attempts (786 of 2,319) and opponents are making 75.4% of their free throw shots. They surrender 22.5 dimes and 42.6 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 3rd and 4th in basketball. The Warriors defensively are ranked 5th in the NBA in points given up per game with 104.6. They are able to force 15.2 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 43.7% from the field (2nd in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Golden State
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