Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 3/12/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Saturday, March 12, 2022
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
The Milwaukee Bucks (42-25) are traveling to Chase Center on Saturday where they will go up against the Golden State Warriors (45-22).
The Bucks faced off with the Hawks and went home with a win by a final score of 124-115 in their last contest. When discussing fouls, the Bucks ended up with 19 and the Hawks accumulated 9 fouls. They converted 11 out of their 38 attempts from distance. Atlanta ended up going 81.8% when shooting free throws by converting 18 of their 22 tries. Additionally, Atlanta pulled down 37 rebounds (7 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 2 blocked shots. Atlanta doled out 44 dimes and had 26 steals in this matchup. When it comes to defense, Milwaukee allowed their opponent to shoot 50.0% from the field on 43 of 86 shooting. They also doled out 24 assists for the game as well as forcing 3 turnovers and getting 7 steals. In terms of rebounding, they earned a total of 50 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Bucks knocked down 18 of 23 tries for a rate of 78.3%. Milwaukee ended the contest having earned a 50.0% FG percentage (47 out of 94) and made 12 out of their 35 3-point attempts.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is one player who was a major factor for this contest. He notched 43 points on 15 out of 22 shooting. He played for 37 mins and also grabbed 12 rebounds. Antetokounmpo ended up going 68.2% from the floor and totaled 5 dimes.
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Milwaukee will take the court with a mark of 42-25 on the campaign. They are losing possession via turnover 13.5 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 18.3 fouls per game. As a unit, Milwaukee is pulling in 46.9 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 1,583 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 17th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Bucks are connecting on 36.6% on three-point shots (954 of 2,610) and 77.5% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 114.6 points per outing (2nd in basketball) while connecting on 46.4% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Bucks have forced 13.2 turnovers every game and they draw 19.7 personal fouls. They currently rank 25th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,696 relinquished for the season. The Bucks are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 45.1% (2,731 of 6,050) and they surrender 44.4 boards per contest as a team. They concede 34.8% from 3-point land and they are 16th in basketball in points per game allowed (110.5).
When they last stepped on the court, the Warriors got the win with a final of 113-102 against the Nuggets. The Warriors were able to snag 28 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 36 in the game. They also turned the ball over 7 times, while earning 9 steals in this game. The Nuggets were called for 11 personal fouls for the contest which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for a total of 20 attempts. They were able to make 15 of the free throw tries for a clip of 75.0%. Concerning shots from downtown, Golden State buried 14 of 42 tries (33.3%). Overall, the Warriors went 42 for 88 from the field which gave them a rate of 47.7%. The Warriors allowed the Nuggets to convert 35 out of their 84 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.7% in the game. They finished 22.6% from beyond the arc by shooting 7 out of 31 and ended up shooting 25 of 32 at the charity stripe (78.1%). With respect to attacking the glass, Golden State permitted Denver to collect 37 overall (12 on the offensive side).
Stephen Curry ended up having an impact for the Warriors for the matchup. He buried 11 out of 21 for this game for a field goal percentage of 52.4%, and tallied 9 rebounds. Curry earned 34 points in his 38 minutes on the hardwood and had 3 assists for the matchup.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 45-22 so far this season. As an offensive team, the Warriors are shooting 46.9% from the floor, which is 6th in basketball. Golden State has 7,451 points this season (111.2 per game) and they pull in 45.3 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 27.3 times per game (2nd in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 15.0 times per game. The Warriors are committing 20.7 personal fouls every game and they go 76.1% from the charity stripe.
The Warriors are ranked 5th in the NBA in points given up per game with 104.9. They are forcing their opponents into 15.0 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 43.7% from the floor (2nd in the league). The Golden State defense surrenders 33.7% on three-point shots (815 of 2,421) and opponents are converting on 75.4% of their free throw attempts. They concede 22.7 assists and 42.7 boards per contest, which is 3rd and 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Golden State
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