San Antonio Spurs vs Golden State Warriors: Prediction, Key Players, Injuries

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The San Antonio Spurs take on the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night at the AT&T Center.

The game is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT and will be televised on NBATV. The game can also be heard on the radio on WOAI 1200 AM.

This is the third and final matchup between the two teams. The two teams have split meetings this season. The Warriors won the last meeting 110-99 on February 20. Kawhi Leonard and Aron Baynes scored 12 apiece.

How will the Spurs fare against the Warriors? We take a look at recent history, injuries, and key factors to predict the outcome of the game!

Recent Games

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are 30-8 at home and 50-26 overall. The Spurs are coming off a 123-93 win against the Denver Nuggets. Danny Green led the Spurs with 21 points on 6-6 threes.

Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are 28-11 on the road and 63-13 overall. The Warriors are coming off a 123-110 win against the Dallas Mavericks. Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 21 points.  

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

Tiago Splitter– Tiago Splitter is out with a tight right calf.

Golden State Warriors

No significant injuries.

Keys to Beating Warriors

-Contain Three-Point Shooting

The Golden State Warriors have the best two shooters in the world arguably (Stephen Curry & Klay Thompson). Curry shoots 44% from three and Thompson shoots it at 43%. Small forward Harrison Barnes also is a terrific shooter at 42%.

-Ball Movement Key

The Warriors have the number one field goal defense in the league as they allow teams to shoot 42% from the field. With lockdown defenders like Draymond Green, Andre Igoudala and Andrew Bogut the Spurs will have to move the ball around because it’s hard to see any Spurs player create their own offense.

Prediction

29. . 107. 41. 100

Despite not playing for much the Warriors will win as they are trying to get 69 wins. The Warriors guard play will be key despite being on the road.

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