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Nuggets vs Warriors Betting Preview

Golden State WarriorsDenver Nuggets
Jan 13, 8:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets Odds

23-12TEAM RECORD22-16

Golden State travels to Denver on Sunday, hoping to boost its 23-12 mark with a victory over the Nuggets.

Denver will face the 23-12 Warriors, who own a 20-13-2 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nuggets are 19-19 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Warriors are 21-14 favoring the OVER.

View Golden State vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Denver opened as 6-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 207 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 4 (Nuggets) and the No. 6 (Warriors) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 103-102 result in favor of the Nuggets is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Denver's No. 6-ranked offense (102 PPG) against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 21 at 98.9 PPG. The Nuggets have averaged 46.4% from the field per game, more than the Warriors have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).

Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, giving up 101 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Golden State was a 103-97 winner at home against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Golden State got 24 points and 10 rebounds from David Lee en route to a 103-97 victory over Portland on Friday at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 98-91 winner as they battled the Cavaliers at home. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point favorite, while 189 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points leading the Nuggets to a 98-91 victory over Cleveland at Pepsi Center on Friday.

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Portland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Warriors at Nuggets trends to consider:
Golden State is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
Golden State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Golden State's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing Denver
Denver is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Denver is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Golden State
Denver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Golden State home to Miami, Wednesday, January 16
Denver home to Portland, Tuesday, January 15