Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Warriors to dominate the Preseason opener

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Warriors to dominate the Preseason opener

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: The Golden State Warriors are expected to win the preseason opener against the Washington Wizards as per the latest predictions.

The action in the National Basketball Association (NBA) is set to return next month. The preseason of the mega event will kickstart on 30 September 2022. The Washington Wizards will host the Golden State Warriors at the Saitama Stadium in the preseason opener. The Wizards will be hoping for a better season this time. In the NBA 2021-22, Washington couldn’t repeat the last season’s performance as they failed to qualify for the playoffs. They finished the regular season on a disappointing note at 35-47 in the 12th position of the Eastern Conference. The Wizards will look to find the right team combination by giving opportunities to young players in the preseason and getting things right before the regular season.

The reigning NBA champions, Golden State Warriors will aim for another successful campaign this year. After the third position finish at 53-29 in the regular season, the Warriors looked absolutely ruthless in the postseason. They continued their dominance in each round and went on to give a 4-2 defeat to the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. It was the fourth title for the Warriors in eight years, and seventh overall in NBA history. They will look to perform well in the preseason and start another season with excellent form. 

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Winning Odds

PlatformWizardsWarriorsPredicted Winner
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Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: 2022-23 Roster

Washington Wizards:

Guard: Deni Advija, Monte Morris, Corey Kispert, Will Barton, Johnny Davis, Bradey Beal, Delon Wright

Forward: Rui Hachimura, Daniel Gafford, Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Kuzma, Isaiah Todd, Anthony Gill, Taj Gibson

Center: Vernon Carey Jr., Makur Maker

Golden State Warriors:

Guard: Patrick Baldwin Jr., Ryan Rollins, Pat Spencer, Quinndary Weatherspoon, Mac McClung, Donte DiVincenzo, Lester Quinones, Moses Moody, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Jordan Poole

Forward: JaMychal Green, Kevon Looney, Andrew Wiggins, Jonathan Kuminga, Draymond Green

Center: Trevion Williams, James Wiseman

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Injuries

Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal (Guard)

Golden State Warriors: Ryan Rollins (Guard)

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Team Stats (2021-22 Regular Season)

StatsWashington WizardsGolden State Warriors
Points Per Game108.6111.0
Rebounds Per Game43.145.5
Assists Per Game25.027.1
Steals Per Game6.48.8
Blocks Per Game5.04.5

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Head to Head

The Washington Wizards and the Golden State Warriors have played a total of 200 regular season games against each other till now. The Warriors are having an upper hand as they won 114 games, while the Wizards managed to win 86 of them. If we talk about the last 5 matchups, 3 games were won by Washington and 2 by Golden State. The previous meeting took place in the NBA 2021-22 season on 27 March 2022. The Washington Wizards won that fixture with a score of 123-115.

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Top Players from the Last Season

Washington Wizards:

PlayerPositionPoints Per GameAssists Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Bradley BealShooting Guard23.26.63.4
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameBlocks Per Game
Kristaps PorzingisCenter22.18.81.5
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Kyle KuzmaSmall Forward17.18.52.6

Golden State Warriors:

PlayerPositionPoints Per GameAssists Per GameRebounds Per Game
Stephen CurryPoint Guard25.56.35.2
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Klay ThompsonShooting Guard20.43.91.3
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameAssists Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Jordan PooleShooting Guard18.54.02.5

Wizards vs Warriors Prediction: Winner

The preseason games are always tough to predict as teams try out different experiments to know their strengths and weaknesses before the main tournament. The Washington Wizards have the challenge to start the new season positively after a forgetful campaign last year. The Golden State Warriors, on the other hand, will look to defend their title this season. Considering the last season’s performances from both teams, the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Warriors for this matchup.

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