Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors: 1/14/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 14, 2021

Two of the NBA’s best scorers take the court when Nikola Jokic (12th, 24.3 PPG) and the Denver Nuggets (5-6) host Stephen Curry (fourth, 27.8 PPG) and the Golden State Warriors (6-5) on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The Nuggets are 5-point favorites. The matchup has an over/under set at 228.5 points.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Warriors Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -5 -110 -110 228.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Denver Nuggets or the Golden State Warriors for Thursday’s game.

Head to Head

Golden State holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head matchups with Denver. The Warriors also have a 2-0 record against the spread when taking on the Nuggets.

Nuggets vs Warriors in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -16 218.5 -1763 992 Regular Season 116-100 GS
1/16/2020 Nuggets Warriors -3.5 213 -173 144 Regular Season 134-131 DEN
4/2/2019 Warriors Regular Season 116-102 GS
3/8/2019 Warriors Regular Season 122-105 GS
1/15/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 142-111 GS
10/21/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 100-98 DEN
2/3/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 115-108 DEN
1/8/2018 Warriors Regular Season 124-114 GS
12/23/2017 Warriors Regular Season 96-81 DEN
11/4/2017 Nuggets Regular Season 127-108 GS
  • 3/3/2020 DNP – Warriors: Stephen Curry
  • 1/16/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Paul Millsap Warriors: Stephen Curry
  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver has not fared well against the spread this season, posting a 3-8 record.
    • The Nuggets have covered half the time, going 3-3 against the spread when favored by at least 5 points.
    • More often than not, Denver and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 9 of 11 chances this season.
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Warriors Betting Information

    • Golden State has covered the spread in fewer than half of its games, going 5-6 ATS.
    • Golden State has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 36.4% of matchups this year (4 out of 11 opportunities).
    Bet on the Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nuggets and their opponents have combined to score more than 228.5 points in 263.6% of their games this year (29 of 11 opportunities).
    • Golden State and its opponents have combined to score at least 228.5 points in 36.4% of their games this year (four of 11 opportunities).
    • These teams average a combined 228.5 points per game, the same as the total set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 229.1 points per game, 0.6 more than the point total for this matchup.
    • The average total the Nuggets have had set in matchups this season is 1.6 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • Warriors games this year have averaged an over/under of 227.5 points, 1.0 less than the point total in this matchup.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (24.3 points per game), rebounding (11.0 per game) and assisting (10.5 per game).
    • The Nuggets are led by Jamal Murray from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.4 shots from deep per game.
    • Denver’s blocks leader is Isaiah Hartenstein, who collects 0.9 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.8 steals a game.

    Warriors Leaders

    • The Warriors leader in scoring is Curry with 27.8 points per game. He also adds 5.1 rebounds per game and 6.4 assists per game.
    • When it comes to Golden State leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: James Wiseman with 6.3 rebounds per game and Draymond Green with 6.6 assists per game.
    • Curry makes more threes per game than any other member of the Warriors, averaging 4.1 treys per game.
    • Nobody on Golden State grabs more steals than Green (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Andrew Wiggins (1.8 per game).
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