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Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors 04/18/2022 Basketball Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors 04/18/2022 – The Golden State Warriors delivered as promised and had an impressive Game 1 against the Denver Nuggets. Game 2 of this best-of-seven series happens this coming Monday, April 18 and it will be held at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California. The match begins at exactly 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be aired on television by TNT Sports. NBA League Pass subscribers have the luxury of enjoying the game through an online live stream. According to NBA betting spreads, the title-contending Golden State Warriors are going to repeat against the visiting Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors 04/18/2022
Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors 04/18/2022 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets were just overpowered by the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 even if they made 46% of their shots from the field. Reining MVP Nikola Jokic had his usual numbers of 26 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, three steals and one block but he didn’t get much help. Will Barton was the closest help he got, tallying not far behind with 24 points, six rebounds and five assists. Summing up, the double-digit scorers were Monte Morris and rookie Nah’Shon Hyland doing 10 points each. Aaron Gordon had a sub-par night while Jamal Murray is still not expected to play soon.
Players to watch: Nikola Jokic C (1 GP 1 GS 35 MIN 25 PTS 4 OR 6 DR 10 REB 6 AST 3 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 4 PF 2 AST/TO 38.99 PER), Will Barton SF (1 GP 1 GS 36 MIN 24 PTS 0 OR 6 DR 6 REB 5 AST 0 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 33.17 PER), Monte Morris PG (1 GP 1 GS 31 MIN 10 PTS 0 OR 0 DR 0 REB 6 AST 4 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 3 PF 6 AST/TO 26.59 PER).
Golden State Warriors Betting
The Golden State Warriors were able to dictate the tempo of the series by taking Game 1, winning by 16 points. This team did it even with Steph Curry limited to just less than 22 minutes but the former league MPV tallied 16 points, four assists and three rebounds coming off from an injury. Carrying the team was Jordan Poole who had 30 points, three assists and five three-pointers while Klay Thompson tallied 19 points along with five three-pointers. Helping out and adding the scoring punch is Andrew Wiggins with 16 points while Draymond Green had an all-around performance with 12 points, nine assists, six rebounds, and three blocks.
Players to Watch: Jordan Poole SG (1 GP 1 GS 30 MIN 30 PTS 0 OR 1 DR 1 REB 3 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 3 PF 1 AST/TO 50.82 PER), Klay Thompson SG (1 GP 1 GS 29 MIN 19 PTS 0 OR 3 DR 3 REB 2 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 0.7 AST/TO 18.84 PER), Stephen Curry PG (1 GP 0 GS 22 MIN 16 PTS 2 OR 1 DR 3 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 1 PF 4 AST/TO 39.17 PER).
Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors 04/18/2022 Betting Numbers
Denver are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Golden State Warriors
Golden State are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
J. Murray PG Knee is out indefinitely
Golden State Warriors
J. Wiseman C Knee is out for season
Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors Betting Picks
The Golden State Warriors showed why they are one of the favorites to win the championship with an impressive performance in Game 1. This team is expected by the top online sportsbook to do the same thing against the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 and take a commanding lead.
Moneyline: The Warriors in their home court are given an ML of -665 while the Nuggets are +525 if they tie the series.
ATS: It is as much as 7.5 points on the ATS for this game with the Warriors getting -7.5 while the Nuggets are on the other end with +7.5.
TOTALs: The total set for both teams to dance on is 225.4 points with the Nuggets going over while the Warriors are under.
Score Prediction: 121-112, Warriors win.