Free NBA Picks Today: Brooklyn Nets vs Golden State Warriors 12/21/22

Free NBA Picks Today: Brooklyn Nets vs Golden State Warriors 12/21/22
Wed 21st December 2022

The Brooklyn Nets (19-12, 10-5 Home) will try to slow down one of the NBA’s top scoring teams when they play host to the Golden State Warriors (15-17, 3-15 Away) on Wednesday. Golden State is playing the second of a back-to-back after getting outplayed by the New York Knicks 132-94 at Madison Square Garden yesterday.

Jordan Poole had a standout performance in defeat with 26 points. The Warriors are the 11th seed in the Western Conference. Brooklyn won their sixth in a row in a close one on Sunday at Little Caesars Arena, beating the Detroit Pistons 124-121.

Kevin Durant had 43 points, leading the team. The Nets are the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference, three games behind the Milwaukee Bucks. The teams are meeting for the first time this season. Golden State won both matchups between the teams last season, the last of which was a 110-106 triumph at Chase Center on January 29.

Kyrie Irving led all players in scoring with 32 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists in defeat. Andrew Wiggins had 24 points and eight rebounds for the Warriors.

Stephen Curry is averaging 30.0 points per game, best in the league, to lead the Warriors in scoring this season. Curry also has dished 6.8 assists per game, most in the league. Meanwhile, Kevon Looney is grabbing 7.7 rebounds.

Durant (30.4 ppg) has been the primary provider of the Nets’ offense. He has the No. 1 scoring average in the league. Nicolas Claxton is pulling down 8.6 rebounds per game, most in the league, and Ben Simmons is recording 5.4 assists (1st).

The Warriors are one of the highest-scoring offenses in the league, ranking third with 116.6 points per game. The Warriors have had the advantage in the last 10 visits to Barclays Center, winning six. Meanwhile, the Warriors are 2-4 this season when playing the second of a back-to-back and 1-4 with a rest disadvantage.

The Nets are 0-1 with a rest advantage.In the last 10 games, Golden State is 4-6 with an average margin of -2.3 (114.5-116.8). Brooklyn has gone 9-1 over the last 10, scoring 116.1 points per game on average while allowing 111.9 (+4.2 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Donte DiVincenzo: 24.0 | 13.3 | +10.7
Points per game:
Jordan Poole: 27.2 | 19.3 | +8.0
Klay Thompson: 13.5 | 18.1 | -4.6
Assists per game:
Stephen Curry: 4.0 | 6.8 | -2.8


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Seth Curry: 6.0 | 12.2 | -6.2
Points per game:
Kyrie Irving: 31.8 | 25.0 | +6.8
Royce O’Neale: 5.7 | 9.0 | -3.4
Assists per game:
Kevin Durant: 3.8 | 5.3 | -1.5

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Brooklyn Nets -12.5 (-110)

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