Warriors at Nuggets - 1/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (36-2) at Denver Nuggets (14-24)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets +9 -- Over/Under: 211 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, ALT
The Golden State Warriors and Denver Nuggets meet Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Golden State Warriors hope to build on their insane 36-2 start to the season. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.4 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.5 points and 6.5 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21 points and 3.9 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.3 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.1 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost six road games since March. James Michael McAdoo is questionable with a toe injury.
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The Denver Nuggets could use an upset win after losing six of their last eight games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 98.3 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 102.8 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Danilo Gallinari is averaging 18.6 points and six rebounds while Will Barton is averaging 15.8 points and 2.5 assists. Emmanuel Mudiay is dishing 5.8 assists and Jusuf Nurkic is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 13.4 turnovers per game. The Denver Nuggets have lost four of their last five home games. Jameer Nelson and Kenneth Faried are questionable.
The Warriors are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS loss. The Nuggets are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games. The Warriors are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Denver and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Nuggets are better than they've been playing lately, but they're simply not on the Warriors level when healthy. There's really no reason not to take the Warriors by double digits here.