Warriors vs. Nuggets Prediction
Will the Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets light up the scoreboard on Saturday night when the two teams meet at 9:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Golden State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Warriors are 5-point road favorites to beat the Nuggets, who opened as 7-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 230.5 points after hitting the board at 228.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Golden State. As of Saturday night, 59% of the betting tickets at online sportsbooks are on the Warriors to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 56% of the betting tickets wagered online is on the over.
Who We Like: The over. In the last seven meetings between these two teams in Denver, the over is a perfect 7-0. In the last 55 series meetings overall, the over is 37-18. The over is also 9-2 in the Warriors' last 11 conference games, is 4-1 in their last five games playing on no rest and are 4-1 in their last five games coming off a win of more than 10 points.
On the other side, the over is 13-3 in the Nuggets' last 16 games versus a team with a winning record, is 4-1 in their last five games overall and is 7-2 in their last nine conference games. The over is also 18-7-1 in Denver's last 26 home games versus an opponent with a road winning percentage of greater than .600.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: WARRIORS/NUGGETS OVER 230.5