Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets - 1/16/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Denver Nuggets (28-12) at Golden State Warriors (9-33)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:30 pm (Chase Center)
The Line: Golden State Warriors +7 -- Over/Under:
The Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors meet Thursday in NBA action at the Chase Center.
The Denver Nuggets look for another win after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 109.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 105.4 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 19.3 points and 9.9 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 17.9 points and 4.7 assists. Will Barton is the third double-digit scorer and Paul Millsap is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.2 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have won five of their last seven road games.
The Golden State Warriors need a win here to snap a nine-game losing streak. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 104.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 112.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting. D'Angelo Russell is averaging 23.7 points and six assists while Alec Burks is averaging 15.8 points and five rebounds. Eric Paschall is the third double-digit scorer and Glenn Robinson III is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.7 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost four straight home games.
The Nuggets are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest, 3-7-2 ATS in their last 12 games as a favorite and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. The Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest, 7-19 ATS in their last 26 Thursday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 6-1 in Nuggets last 7 road games. The under is 5-0 in Warriors last 5 overall. The Nuggets are 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Golden State. The over is 25-11 in the last 36 meetings in Golden State. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Denver Nuggets are on the end of a back to back, so there's some reason for concern in this spot. However, the Golden State Warriors can't get anything going right now, as they're losing their last five games by an average of 15.6 points and are shooting 39.7 percent from the field. If that form continues, the Warriors have no chance against the Nuggets. I'll lay the chalk with the road team.