Warriors vs Washington Wizards NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Warriors vs Washington Wizards Prediction 2/27/2024

The Golden State Warriors (29-27) travel to face off against the Washington Wizards (9-48) on Tuesday, February 27th. This game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington and televised on NBCS. Both the Warriors and Wizards will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

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The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Warriors’ most recent game versus the Nuggets saw Klay Thompson lead the Warriors with 23 points while shooting 7/15 from the field. Stephen Curry contributed 20 points, but Golden State lost the game 119-103.

Coming into today’s game, the Warriors are 29-27 overall and have gone 3-2 in their last five games. In the Western Conference, they are currently 10th and are 5th in the Pacific division.

Golden State has an overall ATS record of 30-25 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Golden State has a 16-19 record against the spread as favorites and 14-6 as underdogs.

The Wizards Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Washington’s most recently played the Cavaliers and lost with a final score of 114-105. Despite losin the game straight-up, the Wizards did cover the spread as +13.5 point underdogs. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 219 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 235.

When facing the Warriors, the Wizards will look to improve their sub-.500 record of 9-48. So far this season, the Wizards are 6-24 on the road and 3-24 at home.

Washington comes in with an overall ATS record of 27-29 so far this season. The Wizards maintain an ATS record of 19-11 on the road, while they have a 8-18 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

Leading up to today’s matchup, the Warriors are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 119.2 points per game (6th).

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are one of the league’s best teams, averaging 119.2 points per game (6th). Interestingly, they have been better on the road this season, scoring 121.2 points per game compared to 117.5 at home.

Golden State’s offensive success has come largely from behind the arc. They are 3rd in the league in three-pointers made per game (15) and are hitting 37% of their attempts from deep (6th).

Overall, the Warriors are 17th in field goal percentage at 47%. However, they are 9th in pace, averaging 100.1 possessions per game.

Wizards Offense Breakdown

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Through 57 games games, Washington is averaging 114.4 points per game (18th).

The Wizards have been one of the most up-tempo teams in the league this season, leading the NBA in pace at 102.7 possessions per game. However, despite their high pace, Washington is just 18th in scoring at 114.4 points per game.

At home, the Wizards are averaging 113.9 points per game compared to 114.8 on the road. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 47.4% of their games this season.

When it comes to their shooting, the Wizards are 20th in field goal percentage at 47%. They are also just 28th in three-point shooting at 34%.

Warriors Team Defense

So far, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 20th in the league at 117.4 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.5% and allowing 35.7% from beyond the arc.

Wizards Team Defense

On average, the Washington defense is giving up 124.2 points per game (30th). Right now, they are on a 4 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Wizards defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.6% while allowing 36.6% from downtown.

Key Players For The Warriors And Wizards

For today’s matchup, we project Stephen Curry to lead the scoring for the Warriors, putting up 27 points and shooting at a rate of 9/20. For the season, he has been averaging 27.7 points per game, in addition to 4.2 rebounds.

As for Washington, Kyle Kuzma is projected to be the primary scorer for the Wizards. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 22, and adding 6 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45.6% and is averaging 22 points per contest.

Warriors vs Wizards Trends

  • Although Golden State has a straight up record of 7-3 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 8-2. The team averaged 125 points per game in these games.
  • In their last three games at home, the Wizards have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 114 points per game in these contests.
  • The last ten games that Washington was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 5-4-1 while going 0-10 straight up.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Warriors have gone 8-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 8-2.

Warriors vs Wizards Prediction

The Warriors is our selection to secure the victory, with a projected score of 137-100. We also like them to cover the spread, so we suggest betting on the Warriors at -10.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 243, and our model predicts the Warriors and Wizards to score a combined 237 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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