Wizards vs. Warriors - 2/24/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (43-10) at Washington Wizards (33-23)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSNB
The Golden State Warriors and Washington Wizards square off Tuesday at the Verizon Center.
The Golden State Warriors look to stay hot with wins in four of their last five games. On the season, the Warriors are averaging 101.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting and are allowing 99.7 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Klay Thompson is averaging 22.4 points and 3.4 rebounds and Marreese Speights is averaging 11.7 points and 4.9 rebounds. Draymond Green is grabbing 8.2 rebounds and Harrison Barnes is shooting 50 percent from the field. The Golden State Warriors are coming off a loss to the Pacers in which they shot just 38.2 percent from the field and had one starter score in the double digits. Eight of the Warriors 10 losses this season have come on the road. Stephen Curry is questionable for this game with an ankle injury.
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The Washington Wizards could use a big win after losing eight of their last 10 games. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 99.3 points on 47 percent shooting and are allowing 98 points on 43.7 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.3 points and 10.1 assists while Paul Pierce is averaging 12.4 points and 4.2 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.1 rebounds and Nene Hilario is shooting 52.5 percent from the field. The Washington Wizards continue to lose games despite allowing just 41.7 percent shooting in their last five games. Despite the low percentage shooting, the Warriors have allowed 100-plus points in eight of their last 14 games. The good news for Washington is that it is 20-9 SU on its home court this season.
The Warriors are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games and 18-8 ATS in their last 26 games following a S.U. loss. The Wizards are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Warriors can't have back-to-back poor shooting performances, can they? With the way the Wizards are playing, take the road team here.