Defending NBA Champions Golden State Warriors travel to the capital to take on the Washington Wizards in what promises to be an excellent battle. The Warriors sit top of the Western Conference and look well set to defend their title whilst the Wizards will need to see an improvement in form if they are to climb the Eastern Conference.
Golden State Warriors @ Washington Wizards
Capital One Arena
Thursday 24th January 2019
Straight Win Market:
- Golden State Warriors – Odds: -454.55 (888Sport)
- Washington Wizards – Odds: +350.00 (William Hill)
Golden State Warriors
The Warriors sit top of the Eastern Conference with 47 matches played so far this term (33 wins, 14 defeats).
They are in the midst of an 8 game unbeaten streak – a run stretching back to January 4th (overtime loss to Houston Rockets).
Steph Curry is the main man for Golden State and he will be keen to lead his team to yet another NBA Championship this season.
The Wizards have struggled in the main this season and find themselves locked in 10th place in the Eastern Conference table.
Things have turned recently though with 3 wins from their last 4 games and they know they will have to be at their best to get anything from this game.
Dwight Howard is the main outlet for the Wizards and he will be eager to make an impact in front of his home fans here.
Golden State Warriors – Washington Wizards Head to Head
Golden State Warriors boss the head to head between the sides with a 111:82 lead in the 193 games played between the two teams historically.
The Warriors have won their last 4 games against the Wizards – including a 144-122 win back in October 2018.
Golden State Warriors – Washington Wizards Odds and Predictions
Golden State are one of the highest scoring teams across both leagues and will want to get going quickly here.
Top Betting Tip: Golden State Warriors to be leading at half time. Odds: -227.27 with 888Sport.
Golden State should have too much for the Wizards but it will be closer than their October meeting.
Top Betting Tip: Point Spread – Golden State to win with a -8 point handicap. Odds: -126.58 with b-bets.
Over 260 points were scored in the previous meeting between the sides and this could be another points fest.
Top Betting Tip: Over 235 points to be scored in the game. Odds: -120.00 with LeoVegas.
The Wizards have been in good form of late and will push Golden State but the Warriors are simply too good, week in, week out.
Our Top Betting Tip & Prediction
Top Betting Tip: Golden State Warriors to win the match. Odds: -454.55 with 888Sport.