Golden St Warriors versus Denver Nuggets Pick Prediction NBA Playoffs Game 5 Lines Odds Preview 5-2-2013

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The Denver Nuggets will look to avoid elimination when they travel for Game 6 of their best of seven NBA playoff series with the Golden St Warriors as they meet for a pro basketball game on Thursday night. Tip off time from Golden St is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT.

The NBA playoff odds from this Game 6 of this series have the road club Denver Nuggets favored by -1 points with an over under line of 211 points. Early money has landed on Denver as the game opened up at a pick a few hours ago.

The Nuggets cut the Warriors lead to 3-2 following a Game five 107-100 home victory against Golden St as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game finished under 211 points.

Denver got off to a fast start as they go up 66-46 at the half in victory. They shoot 42.7% from the floor and made 10 of 27 three pointers. The Nuggets pulled down four more boards than the Warriors and made 21 of 27 free throws. Andre Iguodala led Denver with 25 points and 12 rebounds as he made 10 of his 17 shots. Ty Lawson scored 19 points and 10 assists on 5 of 14 from the floor. The Nuggets need a strong defensive effort in this road spot. They allowed the Warriors 110 points in game three and 115 in game four both resulting in losses. Denver ranks in the bottom six of the league in both three point and free throw shooting.

The Warriors cooled off to 43.2% from the field and made 11 of 29 three pointers. The team committed 17 turnovers and converted on 19 of 25 from the free throw line. Harrison Barnes had 23 points and nine boards as he made 7 of his 17 shots. Jarrett Jack chipped in with 20 points along with six assists as he connected on 7 of 16 from the floor. Golden St is the top three point shooting team in basketball as they make 40.3% from beyond the arc. They hold teams to just 43.9% shooting on the season ranking fourth best in the league.