Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 2/4/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Dallas Mavericks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Chase Center is where the Golden State Warriors will take on the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday.
The Mavericks took the court against the Pelicans and notched a win by a score of 111-106 in their last game. In reference to fouls, the Mavericks ended up walking away with 24 while the Pelicans finished the game with 26 fouls. They also converted 5 of their 20 tries from beyond the arc. New Orleans ended up shooting 81.0% when shooting free throws by making 17 of their 21 shots. Additionally, New Orleans pulled down 50 rebounds (12 offensive, 38 defensive) and added 3 rejections. New Orleans distributed 27 assists and had 6 steals in this game. In relation to defending, Dallas allowed 50.0% from the field on 42 of 84 shooting. They also recorded 16 assists for the game in addition to forcing the opposition into 17 turnovers and earning 10 steals. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they compiled 36 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Mavericks knocked down 23 of 29 tries for a percentage of 79.3%. Dallas wrapped up the game having earned a 43.5% field goal percentage (37 of 85) and made 14 of their 41 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Luka Doncic is a player who was a major contributor in this matchup. Doncic ended up shooting 63.2% from the floor and also earned 4 dimes. He played 23 minutes played and also grabbed 8 boards. He ended up with 31 points on 12 of 19 shooting.
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Dallas comes into this one with a win-loss mark of 28-25 for the season. They are losing possession via turnover 12.2 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 20.9 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Dallas is pulling in 38.5 rebounds per game and has accounted for 1,160 assists this year, which has them ranked 29th in the NBA in terms of passing the rock. The Mavericks are shooting 36.1% on 3-point shots (775 of 2,147) and 74.3% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 112.3 pts per contest (24th in basketball) while connecting on 47.0% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Mavericks have forced 13.7 turnovers per contest and they draw 22.9 personal fouls. They are ranked 10th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,277 surrendered for the campaign. The Mavericks defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 47.9% (2,151 of 4,487) and they surrender 44.2 rebounds per contest as a group. They surrender 35.6% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 6th in basketball in points per game allowed (111.8).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Warriors went home defeated by a final of 134-117 against the Nuggets. The Warriors earned 32 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 42 in this game. They also turned it over 17 times, while recording 4 steals in the matchup. The Nuggets committed 19 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for a total of 19 shots. They were able to knock down 12 of those for a rate of 63.2%. In reference to 3-point attempts, Golden State knocked down 19 out of their 38 tries (50.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Warriors went 43 for 85 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.6%. The Warriors permitted the Nuggets to convert 51 of their 90 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 56.7% for this contest. They finished 45.7% from three-point range by connecting on 16 of 35 and walked away from this one shooting 16 out of 21 at the free throw line (76.2%). With respect to how they cleaned up the glass, Golden State allowed Denver to snag 38 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Stephen Curry was important for the Warriors in the game. Curry tallied 28 points in his 33 minutes on the court and tallied 5 assists in the game. He knocked down 10 of 17 in the matchup for a rate of 58.8%, and accounted for 5 rebounds.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 26-26 on the year. In terms of offensive execution, the Warriors are shooting 47.4% from the field, which ranks them 15th in the league. Golden State has totaled 6,136 points on the year (118.0 per contest) and they snag 44.3 boards per game. They are assisting teammates 29.4 times per game (1st in basketball) and they turn the ball over 16.7 times per game. The Warriors commit 22.2 personal fouls every game and they go 79.1% from the charity stripe.
The Golden State defense surrenders 36.3% on shots from behind the 3-point line (675 of 1,862) and opponents are converting on 77.0% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 25.8 assists and 44.2 total boards per game, which is ranked 23rd and 21st in the league. The Warriors defensively are ranked 27th in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 118.3. They have forced 14.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 47.0% from the floor (12th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Golden State
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