Warriors vv Clippers Prediction - NBA Game Preview - 3/15

Warriors vv Clippers Prediction - NBA Game Preview - 3/15

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The Golden State Warriors will take on the Los Angeles Clippers on March 15, 2023, in an exciting matchup that could have implications for playoff seeding in the Western Conference. With both teams looking to secure a win, this game is sure to be a thrilling contest for fans of NBA basketball.

Golden State Warriors

Offense:

The Golden State Warriors have one of the best offenses in the league, averaging 118.2 points per game, which ranks second in the Western Conference. With a shooting percentage of 47.5% and an effective field goal percentage of 56.8%, the Warriors have one of the most efficient offenses in the NBA. Jordan Poole has been a standout player for the team, averaging 20.6 points and 4.6 assists per game.

Defense:

On the defensive side of the ball, the Warriors have struggled at times this season, allowing 117.5 points per game, which ranks 24th in the league. However, they have been able to stay competitive by forcing turnovers and limiting opponents' shooting percentages. With Klay Thompson averaging 24.6 points per game over the past ten games, the Warriors will look to continue their recent success on both ends of the court.

Los Angeles Clippers

Offense:

The Los Angeles Clippers have struggled on offense this season, averaging just 112.5 points per game, which ranks 22nd in the league. However, they have been able to stay competitive by shooting the ball efficiently, with an effective field goal percentage of 54.6%. Paul George has been a standout player for the team, averaging 23.7 points per game and shooting 45.9% from the field.

Defense:

On the defensive side of the ball, the Clippers have been solid this season, allowing 112.5 points per game, which ranks 11th in the league. They have been particularly effective at limiting opponents' fast-break points and have been able to force turnovers with regularity. With Kawhi Leonard averaging 2.8 made three-pointers over the last ten games, the Clippers will look to continue their strong play on defense.

Betting Trends:

According to the latest NBA picks experts, the Los Angeles Clippers are favored by 2.5 points in this matchup. The betting trends indicate that the Clippers have been playing better basketball recently, winning five of their last ten games. The Warriors have also been playing well, winning six of their last ten games. The experts' NBA picks computer predicts that the Clippers will cover the spread, but the game could be close.

Injuries:

The Warriors will be without Andrew Wiggins, Ryan Rollins, Jonathan Kuminga, and Gary Payton II for this game. The Clippers will be without Norman Powell and Brandon Boston Jr.

Prediction:

This is sure to be a close game between two evenly matched teams. The Warriors have the advantage on offense, while the Clippers have the advantage on defense. However, with the game being played in Los Angeles, the Clippers should be able to secure a victory. Our experts' NBA picks for today predict that the Clippers will win this game by a score of 118-114, covering the spread of 2.5 points

Pick: Clippers -2.5

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