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Golden State Warriors vs. Washington Wizards

February 27, 2024


The Golden State Warriors will travel to Washington, District of Columbia to face the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena with the game scheduled to start at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday evening and will air on the Monumental Sports Network and NBC Sports Bay Area.

Golden State Warriors Team Preview

The Golden State Warriors are in 10th place in the Western Conference with a record of 29-27 following Sunday’s 103-119 loss at home against the Denver Nuggets which also ended their three-game winning streak. The Warriors are one of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA this season as they rank 6th in scoring with an average of 119.47 points per game, however, because Golden State plays at a faster tempo than the average team in the league it leads them to be a below-average team defensively as they rank 21st defensively with an average of 117.42 points allowed per game. 

Stephen Curry remains one of the best players on the team and leads the team in scoring and assists with an average of 27.7 points and 5.1 assists per game. The Golden State Warriors will look to bounce back following Sunday’s loss at home against the Nuggets when they travel to face the Washington Wizards.

Washington Wizards Team Preview

The Washington Wizards have one of the worst records in the league this season at 9-48 which gives them the 2nd worst record in the Eastern Conference and the NBA and are on a 11-game losing streak following Sunday’s 105-114 loss at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Wizards have been the worst team defensively in the NBA as they are allowing the most points with an average of 124.39 points allowed per game. 

Offensively, Washington has been a middle-of-the-pack team as they rank 15th in scoring in the NBA this season with an average of 114.54 points per game. Kyle Kuzma has been one of the lone bright spots on the team as he leads the team in scoring while being 2nd on the team in assists with an average of 22 points and 4.1 assists per game. The Washington Wizards will look to end their 11-game losing streak when they host the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday evening.

Odds and Series Trends

WagerWeb has the Golden State Warriors listed as 9.5-point favorites on the road against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday evening. Golden State has won six of the last ten including the previous three meetings. The teams are 5-5 ATS in the last ten while the Warriors have covered the spread in the last three games in the series. The Golden State Warriors are 30-25-1 ATS overall, 17-8 ATS on the road, and 16-19 ATS as a favorite this season while the Washington Wizards are 27-29-1 ATS overall, 9-18 ATS at home, and 26-26-1 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Game Pick

Golden State has been the better team this season and in the series, winning six of the last ten including the previous three contests. The Warriors have been the better team at covering the spread most recently in the series, covering the spread in the last three games against the Wizards while also having been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 30-25-1 ATS overall and 17-18 ATS on the road while the Wizards are 27-29-1 ATS overall and 9-18 ATS at home. Buy the .5 point and lay the points with the Golden State Warriors when they travel to face the Washington Wizards on Tuesday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: Golden State Warriors -9