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Warriors visit Nuggets in NBA clash

Golden State WarriorsDenver Nuggets
Feb 9, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets Odds

8-14TEAM RECORD15-11

Pepsi Center will feature Nuggets vs. Warriors action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Nuggets bring a 15-11 record (15-11 ATS) to the battle against the 8-14 Warriors, who are 9-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 14-12 so far and the Warriors go 13-8-1.

View Golden State vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 210.5 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Nuggets at No. 14 and the Warriors at No. 21 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 105-98 result in favor of the Nuggets.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Denver's No. 1-ranked offense (103.7 PPG) against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 30 at 100.9 PPG. The Nuggets have averaged 47.7% from the field per game, more than the Warriors have managed so far this season (46.1% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 29-rated mark, allowing 102.4 points per game when on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in home scoring.

Golden State lost its last outing, a 119-116 result against the Thunder on February 7. The Warriors failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point underdog, while the 235 combined points took the game OVER the total. Monta Ellis was dynamite, scoring 48 points and adding 7 rebounds but Oklahoma City still won, 119-116, over Golden State on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 105-95 loser as they battled the Mavericks at home. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 200 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Rudy Fernandez scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Nuggets to victory (they lost 105-95 to Dallas at Pepsi Center on Wednesday).

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana are 6-4
After playing Dallas are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Warriors at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Golden State's last 8 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
Denver is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver's last 8 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State

Next up:
Golden State home to Houston, Sunday, February 12
Denver at Indiana, Saturday, February 11

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