Washington Wizards vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 2/13/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Washington Wizards vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Monday, February 13, 2023
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+3)
Chase Center is the site where the Golden State Warriors will compete against the Washington Wizards on Monday. Washington opens as 3-point dogs. The over/under is 232.
The Wizards took the court against the Pacers and earned the victory with a final of 127-113 in their last game. Washington ended having earned a 64.0% FG percentage (48 out of 75) and knocked down 12 of their 26 shots from downtown. When they shot from the free throw line, the Wizards knocked down 19 of their 22 shots for a percentage of 86.4%. In regard to getting rebounds, they collected 40 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 32 assists for this contest while creating 7 turnovers and getting 5 steals. Regarding defending, Washington allowed 45.3% from the field on 43 out of 95 shooting. Indiana recorded 27 assists and had 8 steals in the game. In addition, Indiana had 33 boards (17 offensive, 16 defensive) and earned 7 rejections. Indiana finished 76.5% from the free throw line by making 13 of 17 shots. They made 14 of 40 attempts from distance. When talking about personal fouls, the Wizards ended up with 16 while the Pacers had 18 personal fouls.
Bradley Beal is someone who had an impact in this matchup. Beal finished the game at 72.2% from the field and also dished out 6 assists. He played for 31 mins and collected 4 rebounds. He recorded 32 points on 13 of 18 shooting.
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Washington heads into this matchup with a record of 26-29 this season. They are losing possession via turnover 14.0 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 19.3 personal fouls every game. As a team, Washington is pulling down 44.1 boards per contest and has accumulated 1,390 assists this season, which has them ranked 17th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Wizards are shooting 35.4% on 3-pointers (619 of 1,748) and 78.3% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 113.2 points per outing (19th in the league) while hitting 48.2% from the field.
On defense, the Wizards are able to force 12.2 turnovers per game while drawing 19.7 personal fouls. They are 4th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,300 surrendered so far this year. The Wizards are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 46.4% (2,298 of 4,953) and they surrender 43.1 boards per contest as a unit. They give up 35.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 14th in the NBA in points per game from their opponents (113.3).
In their last game, the Warriors went home defeated by a final of 109-103 against the Lakers. When it comes to cleaning up the glass, Golden State permitted Los Angeles to get 52 in total (10 on the offensive side). They finished shooting 32.0% from 3-point land by hitting 8 of 25 and ended up going 21 of 26 from the free throw line (80.8%). The Warriors permitted the Lakers to convert 40 out of 89 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 44.9% in this contest. Overall, the Warriors walked away from this one shooting 40 out of 96 from the field which had them shooting 41.7%. When it comes to shots from downtown, Golden State knocked down 12 out of their 44 tries (27.3%). They were able to convert 11 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 91.7%. The Lakers were called for 12 fouls for the contest which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for a total of 12 attempts. They turned it over 15 times, while getting 11 steals in the game. The Warriors pulled down 36 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 43 for the contest.
Jordan Poole was important for the Warriors for this contest. Poole earned 29 points in his 37 minutes on the court and totaled 6 assists in the game. He converted 11 of 25 in this game for a field goal percentage of 44.0%, and accumulated 5 rebounds.
Golden State has a record of 28-28 for the season. As an offensive team, the Warriors are hitting on 47.6% from the field, which is ranked 13th in the league. Golden State has accounted for 6,621 pts this year (118.2 per game) and they average 44.0 boards per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 29.8 times per game (1st in the NBA) and they turn it over 16.5 times per contest. The Warriors are responsible for committing 22.1 fouls every game and they connect on 79.1% from the charity stripe.
The Golden State defense concedes 36.1% on 3-point attempts (716 of 1,986) and their opponents are knocking down 77.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They have allowed 25.5 assists and 44.2 total boards per game, which has them ranked 14th and 22nd in basketball. The Warriors on the defensive side of the court are 26th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 118.1. They are able to force 14.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.1% from the field (13th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Golden State (-3)
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