Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors - 12/28/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Golden State Warriors (27-6) vs Denver Nuggets (16-16)
Game Info: Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Chase Center)
Betting Odds: Golden State Warriors -6.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Chase Center. The Denver Nuggets look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Golden State Warriors look for a win after winning 16 of their last 20 games.
The Denver Nuggets are averaging 106.3 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 106.6 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 25.9 points and 13.8 rebounds, while Will Barton is averaging 15.1 points and 5.2 rebounds. Aaron Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Monte Morris is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.
The Golden State Warriors are averaging 111.6 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 101.2 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 27.9 points and 5.9 assists, while Andrew Wiggins is averaging 18.7 points and 4.5 rebounds. Jordan Poole is the third double-digit scorer and Damion Lee is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game.
The Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Warriors are 36-16-1 ATS in their last 53 home games and 35-16-2 ATS in their last 53 games overall. The over is 13-4 in Nuggets last 17 overall. The over is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 overall. The Nuggets are 0-5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Golden State and 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Both of these teams are having issues getting healthy, but it's the Denver Nuggets who have had more trouble finding consistency and haven't had a great deal of success on the road. The Golden State Warriors find ways to win and cover numbers regardless of who is on the court, and they win at home by an average of 15.6 points while allowing 41.6 percent shooting from the field. You're sitting on a pile of cash if you just blindly backed the Warriors dating back to last season. Give me the Warriors.
Randy’s Pick Golden State Warriors -6.5
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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