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Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets Odds
The Nuggets will try to cover the spread at Pepsi Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Warriors in basketball action.
Supporters of the Warriors have seen them go 47-35 and 42-38-2 ATS so far this season, while the Nuggets are at 57-25 and 49-33 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nuggets are 46-36, while the Warriors are 46-35-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 6-rated Nuggets and the No. 7-rated Warriors in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 107-103 win for the Nuggets on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 2-rated squad against Golden State's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 20 in the league with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 8 with 8 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 24-rated mark, allowing 102.9 points per game when playing on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 99-88 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Warriors covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 187 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Klay Thompson scored 24 points leading the Warriors to a 99-88 victory over Portland at Rose Garden on Wednesday.
Denver was a 118-98 winner in its last match at home against the Suns. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 216 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Phoenix was run off the court by the Nuggets on Wednesday as Denver blasted the Suns 118-98 at Pepsi Center.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Denver are 4-6
After playing Portland are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Warriors at Nuggets trends to consider:
Golden State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Golden State's last 15 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Golden State's last 21 games on the road
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Denver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Golden State
Denver is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games
Golden State at Denver, Tuesday, April 23
Denver home to Golden State, Tuesday, April 23