The Denver Nuggets (35-16) face the Golden State Warriors (26-25) as 6.5-point favorites on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET on NBCS. A 237.5-point over/under is set in the matchup.
How to bet Nuggets vs. Warriors
Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Nuggets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -262 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +218 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 237.5 points.
Nuggets vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, February 2, 2023
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Denver, Colorado
- Arena: Ball Arena
Nuggets vs. Warriors Betting Trends
The Nuggets are 26-23-2 against the spread this season. Denver has been the favorite in 39 games this season and has come away with the win 29 times (74.4%) in those contests. Nuggets games this year have gone over the total in 24 out of 51 opportunities (47.1%).
Against the spread, the Warriors are 24-26-1 this year. Golden State has won 35.3% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (6-11). Warriors games this season have gone over the point total 56.9% of the time (29 out of 51 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Nuggets: Aaron Gordon: Questionable (Ankle), Jack White: Out (Adductor), Collin Gillespie: Out (Lower Leg)
Warriors: Klay Thompson: Out (Injury Management), Stephen Curry: Questionable (Shoulder), Draymond Green: Questionable (Foot), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets
Denver is posting 116.6 points per game (sixth-ranked in NBA) this year, while ceding 112.7 points per contest (12th-ranked). Offensively the Nuggets have fared better in home games this year, putting up 119.8 points per game, compared to 113.1 per game away from home. The Nuggets have been putting up 115 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 116.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Denver ranks best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 39.7%. It ranks 13th in the league by draining 12.3 threes per contest. This season, the Nuggets have taken 64.1% two-pointers, accounting for 71.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35.9% three-pointers (28.1% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
In 2022-23, Golden State is third-best in the league offensively (118 points scored per game) but fifth-worst on defense (118 points allowed). The Warriors are scoring more points at home (119.6 per game) than away (116.5). In their last 10 games, the Warriors are averaging 123.6 points per contest, 5.6 more than their season average (118).
In 2022-23 Golden State is best in the NBA in 3-point makes (16.4 per game), and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (37.9%). The Warriors take 48% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 38.5% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 52% of their shots, with 61.5% of their makes coming from there.
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