Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 3/30/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Phoenix Suns vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
The Phoenix Suns (61-14) are on their way to Chase Center on Wednesday where they will take on the Golden State Warriors (48-28).
The Suns faced the 76ers and walked away with a win by a score of 114-104 in their last game. When discussing fouls, the Suns ended up walking away with 21 and the 76ers recorded 10 fouls. They also converted 10 of their 36 attempts from downtown. Philadelphia walked away from this one shooting 76.9% from the charity stripe by knocking down 20 of their 26 shots. Additionally, Philadelphia grabbed 33 rebounds (12 offensive, 21 defensive) and got 5 rejections. Philadelphia distributed 45 dimes and had 22 steals in this game. Concerning defense, Phoenix allowed 41.6% from the floor on 37 of 89 shooting. They also doled out 24 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing the opposition into 4 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When it comes to pulling down rebounds, they earned 40 with 5 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the Suns converted 11 of 17 shots for a rate of 64.7%. Phoenix ended having earned a 51.7% FG percentage (45 out of 87) and made 13 out of their 27 shots from distance.
Chris Paul is one player who was a major contributor in this game. He ended up scoring 19 points on 9 out of 15 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 36 minutes and grabbed 4 rebounds. Paul finished the game shooting 60.0% from the floor and also totaled 14 assists.
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Phoenix comes into this one with a win-loss mark of 61-14 for the campaign. They are averaging 115.3 points per contest (3rd in the NBA) while shooting 48.8% from the field. The Suns are connecting on 37.0% on three-point shots (876 of 2,370) and 79.9% from the free throw line. As a unit, Phoenix is pulling in 45.2 boards per game and has accounted for 2,054 dimes so far this year, which ranks 4th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 12.9 times per game and as a group they commit 19.7 fouls per game.
On the defensive end of the court, the Suns are forcing 14.6 turnovers per game while drawing 19.0 fouls. They rank 2nd in the league in giving up assists with 1,698 surrendered so far this season. The Suns defense is giving up a FG percentage of 44.3% (2,945 of 6,646) and they concede 44.1 boards per game as a unit. They are relinquishing 33.8% from beyond the arc and they are ranked 8th in basketball in PPG from their opponents (106.9).
The last time they took the hardwood, the Warriors walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 123-95 against the Grizzlies. When it comes to rebounds, Golden State allowed Memphis to collect 39 in all (13 on the offensive side). They went 40.0% from 3-point land by shooting 12 of 30 and ended up going 25 out of 35 at the free throw line (71.4%). The Warriors allowed the Grizzlies to convert 43 out of their 92 attempts from the floor which had them at 46.7% in the game. When the final whistle blew, the Warriors walked away from this one shooting 33 for 81 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.7%. With respect to 3-point shots, Golden State converted 9 of their 29 tries (31.0%). They were able to convert 20 of the free throws for a percentage of 76.9%. The Grizzlies were called for 13 fouls for the contest which took the Warriors to the free throw line for 26 tries. They turned it over 15 times, while earning 6 steals in this contest. The Warriors snagged 33 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 in the matchup.
Jordan Poole was important for the Warriors in the game. He buried 7 out of 17 for this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 41.2%, and had 5 rebounds. Poole racked up 25 points in his 28 mins on the court and accumulated 3 dimes in the game.
Golden State has a record of 48-28 this season. The Warriors commit 20.9 fouls per game and they go 76.5% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 26.9 times per contest (5th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 14.8 times per contest. Golden State has totaled 8,423 pts this year (110.8 per contest) and they snag 45.5 boards per contest. As an offensive unit, the Warriors are hitting on 46.7% from the floor, which has them ranked 9th in the league.
The Golden State defense surrenders 34.3% on shots from distance (938 of 2,738) and opponents are making 75.7% of their foul shots. They give up 23.2 assists and 42.7 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 4th and 5th in the league. The Warriors on the defensive end are ranked 5th in the league in PPG allowed with 105.7. They are able to force 14.6 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.0% from the field (2nd in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Golden State
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