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Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets Odds
Golden State travels to Denver on Friday, hoping to boost its 7-5 mark with a victory over the Nuggets.
Supporters of the Warriors have seen them go 7-5 and 7-3-2 ATS so far this season, while the Nuggets are at 6-6 and 7-5 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nuggets are 6-6, while the Warriors are 8-4.
Those backing the visitors in this one found the Warriors listed as 7-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 202 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Nuggets and the No. 13-ranked Warriors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 100-98 result in favor of the Nuggets.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 1-rated squad against Golden State's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 19 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 21 with 6.2 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 101.1 points per game when playing on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring on their home court.
The Warriors were a 102-93 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Nets. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors. The Warriors got a 25-point performance from Stephen Curry as Golden State ran past Brooklyn 102-93 on Wednesday at Oracle Arena.
Denver was a 101-94 winner in its last match on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 195 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Denver earned a 101-94 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Danilo Gallinari at Target Center.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing New Orleans are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Warriors at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games
Golden State is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Golden State is 18-4-2 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
Denver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Golden State
Denver is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
Denver is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 7 games at home
Golden State home to Minnesota, Saturday, November 24
Denver home to New Orleans, Sunday, November 25