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Warriors vs. Spurs Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 31, 2023

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The Golden State Warriors (40-37) head into their game against the San Antonio Spurs (19-57) on March 31, 2023 as heavy favorites. Golden State is a 15.5-point favorite.

Warriors vs. Spurs Odds

  • Warriors odds to win: -1785
  • Spurs odds to win: +967
  • Spread: Warriors (-15.5)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Friday, March 31, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Center in San Francisco, California
  • TV: NBCS-BA and KENS

Who Will Win Warriors vs. Spurs?

Warriors and Spurs Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Spurs have not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 15.5 points or more this season (0-2).

Golden State has gone 36-40-1 ATS this season.

So far this season, the Spurs have compiled a 30-46-0 record against the spread.

Warriors Stats & Insights

The Warriors average 118.2 points per game (third in the league) while allowing 117.6 per outing (23rd in the NBA). They have a +46 scoring differential overall.

The Warriors rank 10th in the league at 44.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.5 their opponents average.

Golden State makes 16.5 three-pointers per game (first in the league) while shooting 38.3% from deep (third-best in the NBA). It is making 3.4 more threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 13.1 per game while shooting 36.7%.

The Warriors rank 12th in the NBA with 112.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 16th in the league defensively with 111.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Warriors’ offense has been much better in home games (119 PPG) compared to road games (117.3 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been much better when playing at home (111.3 PPG allowed) compared to away games (124.1 PPG allowed).

Spurs Stats & Insights

The Spurs’ -798 scoring differential (being outscored by 10.5 points per game) is a result of putting up 112.1 points per game (25th in NBA) while allowing 122.6 per outing (30th in league).

San Antonio is 15th in the NBA at 43.3 rebounds per game. That’s 1.6 fewer than the 44.9 its opponents average.

The Spurs knock down 10.9 three-pointers per game (23rd in the league) while shooting 34.3% from beyond the arc (25th in NBA). They are making 1.5 fewer threes than their opponents, who drain 12.4 per game at 39.3%.

The Spurs rank 30th in the NBA with 106.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 30th defensively with 117.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home San Antonio is putting up 114.3 points per game, 4.5 more than it is averaging on the road (109.8).

Warriors Key Players to Watch

Jordan Poole leads active Warriors players in scoring, tallying 20.4 points per game to go with 2.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists.

Draymond Green contributes with 8.5 points, 6.9 assists and 7.3 rebounds a game, and Kevon Looney adds 7.2 points, 2.5 assists and 9.1 rebounds per outing.

Klay Thompson makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Warriors, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 4.3 per contest.

Donte DiVincenzo picks up 1.3 takeaways per game, while Green collects 0.8 rejections per contest.

Spurs Key Players to Watch

Keldon Johnson scores 22 points per game. He also adds 5.1 rebounds per outing and 2.9 assists per contest.

This season, Zach Collins is averaging 11.4 points, 2.8 assists and 6.3 rebounds per game.

Johnson averages 2.1 made threes per game.

Tre Jones’ 1.4 steals and Collins’ 0.7 blocks per game are vital to the Spurs’ defensive performance.

Warriors vs. Spurs Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Spurs (+ 15.5)
  • Prediction:
    Warriors 125 – Spurs 110

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