Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 2/25/2024

The Denver Nuggets (38-19) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (29-26) on Sunday, February 25th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Nuggets Are Coming Off A Win

The Nuggets notched a win against the Trail Blazers in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 127-112. As the second half got underway, the Nuggets were leading by a score of 63-48.

As they prepare to face the Warriors, the Nuggets are hoping to add to their overall record of 38-19. When playing on the road this season, the Nuggets have gone 16-14 compared to their 22-5 mark at home.

So far, Denver’s ATS record is below .500 at 24-31. As the favorite this season, Denver is 21-26 vs. the spread while going 3-5 as the underdog.

The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors’ most recent matchup against the Hornets saw Stephen Curry lead the Warriors with 15 points while shooting 5/14 from the field. Andrew Wiggins also contributed 14 points as the Warriors won by a score of 97-84 vs. the Hornets.

With an above .500 record of 29-26, the Warriors are looking to add to their win total as they take on the Nuggets. In the Pacific division, they are in 5th place and are 10th in the Western Conference.

Against the spread, the Warriors have covered in three straight games and have an overall ATS record of 30-24. Golden State has gone 16-18 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 14-6 when playing as underdogs.

Nuggets Offense Breakdown

This season, the Denver offense is ranked 16th in the NBA in scoring at 114.5 points per game.

The Nuggets have been a much better offensive team at home this season, averaging 119.1 points per game compared to 110.3 on the road. Overall, they are 16th in the NBA in scoring at 114.5 points per game.

Denver’s offense has been efficient inside the arc, as they are 10th in two-point shooting percentage at 56%. However, they have struggled from three-point range, hitting just 36% of their attempts (14th).

When it comes to pace, the Nuggets are 29th in the league at 96.1 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 5th in the NBA with an average of 29 per contest.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Warriors arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 119.5 points per game (6th).

At home this season, the Warriors are averaging 118.0 points per game, which is 10th in the NBA. Overall, Golden State is 6th in the league in scoring at 119.5 points per game.

When it comes to pace, the Warriors are 9th in the NBA at 100.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 16th in the league at 47%.

One area where Golden State excels is three-point shooting. They are 2nd in the NBA in made threes per game (15.1) and 6th in three-point percentage (37%).

Nuggets Team Defense

In the current season, the Nuggets defense has excelled, sitting 7th in the NBA by allowing 110.8 points per game. Inside the arc, the Nuggets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.7% and 36.3% from three-point territory.

Warriors Team Defense

The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 21st in the league, allowing an average of 117.4 points per contest. Golden State struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Hornets, giving up 13. For the game, Charlotte scored 84 points in the game.

Key Players For The Nuggets And Warriors

In today’s game, we anticipate Nikola Jokic leading the scoring for the Nuggets, contributing 26 points while shooting 10/18 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 26 points per game, in addition to 12.2 rebounds.

As for Golden State, Stephen Curry is projected to be the primary scorer for the Warriors. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 28, and adding 5 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 46.2% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 27.8 points per game.

Nuggets vs Warriors Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Nuggets have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 4-5-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 107 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Warriors offense has averaged 125 points per game while allowing an average of 117. Golden State posted an overall record of 7-3 while going 8-2 ATS.
  • As the betting underdog, the Warriors have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 2-1.
  • Denver has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.

Nuggets vs Warriors Prediction

The Warriors come in as the underdog at +1, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 232.5 and given that our model is projecting 253 points between the teams, we like the over.

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