NBA PLAYOFFS: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS DENVER NUGGETS ODDS AND PICKS
The Golden State Warriors (53-29) might not dominate compared to their first two games but they remain formidable when they visit the Nuggets (48-34) in Game 3 of their Western Conference first round playoff series at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, on Thursday. In today’s game, the Warriors are a close 2-point favorites against the Nuggets. See more predictions in the Golden State Warriors vs Denver Nuggets odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Nuggets +1.5 (-110)
- Warriors vs Nuggets Over/Under: 223.5 points
The Nuggets (37-47 ATS) are 1-4 ATS in their last five games at home and 1-4 SU in their last five matches played in April. The total has gone OVER in 11 of Denver’s last 15 outings this season but the Nuggets were also 1-4 ATS in their last five contests when playing at home against the Warriors.
The Warriors (43-37-4 ATS) went 7-0 SU in their last seven matches and 7-1 ATS in their last eight, even as the total has gone OVER in 10 of Golden State’s last 15 contests on the road. The Dubs blew past the Nuggets, 126-106, in Game 2, to carry a 2-0 lead and the series shifting to Denver.
Denver has now lost its last four games dating back to the regular season after yielding Game 1 and 2 on the road. The Nuggets hope to get a more efficient game from All-Star center Nikola Jokic, who scored 25 points but struggled against the defense of Warriors’ forward Draymond Green by needing 25 shots to reach that total.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 113 Golden State Warriors – 107 Denver Nuggets
- Over/Under — OVER 223.5 points
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