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    Denver Nuggets versus Golden St Warriors Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-13-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The 23-12 Golden St Warriors will hit the highway to face the 22-16 Denver Nuggets in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Denver is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

    The NBA odds from this game has the home team Golden St Warriors favored by -6 points with an over under line of 209 ½ points. When the odds came out in this contest a few hour ago it was the Warriors favored by -5 ½ points with the total of 209 points. There has been a ½ point move on the under and Golden St.

    The teams have met three times already with Denver winning and covering two of the three games. Trend: Denver Nuggets are 6-2 ATS in their past eight home meetings against the Golden St Warriors

    Golden St is 11-7 on the road this season. The team has won five of their past seven games. They come of the 103-97 home win against the Portland Trailblazers as a -8 point betting favorite. The game ended over 198 ½ points. The Warriors caught Portland on the back to back after an emotion win on Thursday in comeback fashion to Miami. Golden St held a 15 point lead after three quarter. The Warriors shot nearly 48% from the field in the win and held Portland to just 38%. Golden State’s turnaround this season has come on defense and rebounding. They are a top five team in the league in rebounds and defensive field goal percentage as they allowing less than 43% shooting to their opponents.

    The Nuggets have won four straight games. They come off the 98-91 home win on Friday to the Cleveland Cavaliers as a -12 ½ point betting favorite. The game went under 205 ½ points. The Nuggets needed a fourth quarter rally for the win as they outscore Cleveland 26-15 in the final period. The game was close because the Nuggets hit on just 4 of 16 from three and their bad free throw shooting reared its ugly head as they miss 9 of 31 shots. It is hard to lay heavy points with the Nuggets this season because they are the worst free throw shooting in basketball making under 68% from the charity stripe. The team plays hard on defense allowing just 43.2% shooting to their opponents ranking sixth in defensive field goal percentage.