Following a slow start, the Nuggets have perked up on the hardwood. Denver hasn’t seen that translate into NBA betting profits in the early going. Offensively the Nuggets have been fine. Of great concern is the slip in defensive production from last year’s playoff run. Denver was the Cinderella team of the 2020 Western Conference Playoffs. But their inconsistent start has gamblers treading lightly. Meanwhile, the Golden State is enjoying an immediate bump from Stephen Curry’s return. In 2019-20 the Warriors were dead without him. With Curry’s return, Golden State has regained credibility.
Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets NBA Betting Information
|Date and Time:||Thursday, January 14, 2021, 10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Ball Arena, Denver, Colorado|
|Warriors at Nuggets TV Coverage:||TNT|
Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets SBG Odds Overview
On this occasion, the Warriors carry more appeal with the masses. Stephen Curry reminds squares of the Warriors’ glory days. Counter to that is a Nuggets team struggling to general online betting value.
Golden State Warriors Team Overview
Late on the Warriors have covered four of their last five. Five of their last seven stayed under the total. Golden State is 6-4 straight up, 5-5 against the spread, and 4-6 under the total. NBA metrics show the Warriors 11th for scoring offense and 26th for points allowed. Namely, Stephen Curry’s return has been a boon to Golden State. Curry leads with 28.6 points and 6.7 assists per game.
Denver Nuggets Team Overview
Denver has failed to cover five of their last seven games. And eight of their last 10 cleared the total. Correlate a record of 5-5 straight up, 3-7 against the spread, and 8-2 over the total. Denver ranks 5th in the NBA for scoring offense and 21st for points allowed. Center Nikola Jokic averages 24.4 points and 11.2 rebounds per game.
Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets Against the Spread
Golden State is 36-39 against the spread in all games. While on the road the Warriors are 18-17 on the board. And against the Western Conference Golden State is 23-25 vs. the odds.
To summarize the Warriors are 34-41 under the total. On the road, Golden State is 16-19 to the under. And against the Western Conference, they’re 22-26 under the number.
Overall, the Nuggets are 17-20-2 on the board at Ball Arena. In all games, Denver is 47-49-2 against the spread. And against the Western Conference, the Nuggets are 35-34-3 vs. the odds.
Denver is 55-44-3 over the spread in all games. At home, the Nuggets are 20-18-1 to the over. In Western Conference action Denver is 40-30-2 over the number.
Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets Head-to-Head vs. Spread
Golden State has covered five straight games against the Nuggets. While three of the last four in this series stayed under. At Denver, the Warriors have paid in four of their last seven meetings. Three of the last four between these teams at Denver stayed under.
Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets SBG Free Pick
As mentioned earlier the Warriors show good NBA betting value at Denver. And Golden State is in much better form. Defensively the Nuggets have not shown enough to make a play. The end result is that the Warriors rate the call.
Warriors at Nuggets SBG Best Bet: Golden State Warriors.