Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets - 4/21/22 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Denver Nuggets (48-36) vs Golden State Warriors (55-29)
Game Info: Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 10:00 pm (Ball Arena)
Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets +1.5 -- Over/Under: 224 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets meet Thursday in Game 3 of the NBA Playoffs at the Ball Arena. The Golden State Warriors look for another win to take a commanding 3-0 series lead. The Denver Nuggets need a win here to make this a series, cutting the deficit to 1-2.
The Golden State Warriors are averaging 124.5 points on 53.6 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Jordan Poole is averaging 29.5 points and 5.5 assists, while Stephen Curry is averaging 25 points and 3 rebounds. Klay Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Andrew Wiggins is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 44 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game.
The Denver Nuggets are averaging 106.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 124.5 points on 53.6 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 25.5 points and 10.5 rebounds, while Will Barton is averaging 18 points and 8 rebounds. Monte Morris is the third double-digit scorer and Bones Hyland is grabbing 2 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 85.3 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 44 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game.
The Warriors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Nuggets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 overall. The over is 6-2 in Nuggets last 8 overall. The Warriors are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Denver and 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
I have a pick on the side in the premium area, so I'll be looking at the total for my free pick. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 52.2 percent from the field in their last five games while averaging 121 points. The over has hit in four of the Warriors last five meetings. The over is 6-2 in the Nuggets last eight meetings. The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams. This should be another high scoring contest. Give me the over.
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Randy’s Pick Over 224
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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