Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors - 10/14/16 NBA Preseason Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets
NBA Basketball: Friday October 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver +7 -- Over/Under: 210 See the Latest Odds
The Golden State Warriors travel to the Pepsi Center to butt heads with the Denver Nuggets Friday.
The Golden State Warriors will be gunning for another win after downing Sacramento 105-96. The offense was there for the Warriors as it typically is but they are just impossible to handle when the defense performs well. Both played well with a 27-18 4th period breaking open what had been a tight contest. Golden State held a slight 44%-42% edge but the decisive advantage was a 28-14 difference at the stripe on 26 Kings fouls. The GSW had four double digit scorers led by a 25 point, five pull effort from Kevin Durant on 8-11 followed by Ian Clark on 6-9. Stephen Curry gave Golden State 13 points while Klay Thompson netted eleven
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The Denver Nuggets will be hoping to bounce back from a 105-88 defeat at Minnesota on Wednesday night. This was a competitive contest until Minnesota exploded for a 29-16 third period and the Nuggets couldn’t come back. If you look at just the shooting of each squad you’ll see both teams sank shots in the 41% range but Denver turned the ball over 25 times with the Timberwolves sinking four more field goals including six more threes. Wilson Chandler paced the Nuggets attack with 16 points and six yanks with Jamal Murray scoring 14 points. Nikola Jokic and Axel Toupane tossed in eleven points apiece while Jakarr Sampson was a perfect 4-4 to give the Nuggets ten points.
The over is 4-1 in Warriors last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest and the Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest while the Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 7-0 in Nuggets last 7 Friday games and the Nuggets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games while the Nuggets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Denver and is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings while the Warriors are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
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