The late game on Tuesday night in the NBA features the Golden State Warriors taking on the Denver Nuggets. The game at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO, is scheduled to start at 10:30 PM ET, and will be televised on TNT.
In Game 1 of this series, the Nuggets won 97-95, despite being out-rebounded 55-45 and missing thirteen three-point attempts. The Warriors covered the spread as 7 ½ point road underdogs, and the total went UNDER the 211 ½ point line that was set.
The Warriors are 47-36 SU and 43-39-1 ATS so far this season. They are 19-23 on the road. Before losing to the Nuggets in Game 1, they had a 99-88 win over the Portland Trail Blazers to close out the regular season. In that one, they covered the spread as 8 ½ point road favorites. Before that, they had a 116-106 win over the San Antonio Spurs, winning against the spread as 6 point home favorites. The Warriors are 7-3 ATS over their last ten games.
The Nuggets are 58-25 SU and 49-33-1 ATS overall this year. They are 39-3 at home. Before winning Game 1 over the Warriors, they had a 118-98 win over the Phoenix Suns in the final game of the regular season. In that one, they covered the spread as 13 point home favorites. Prior to that, they had a 112-111 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, but lost against the spread as 5 ½ point road favorites. The Nuggets are 5-5 ATS over their last ten games.
Golden State is 5-0 ATS in the Conference Quarterfinals, and 4-0 ATS overall lately. They are 5-2 ATS on the road, and 4-1 ATS on the road against teams with a winning home record. They are 1-4 ATS on Tuesday. The total has gone OVER in 6 of their last 7 games on Tuesday, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 on the road against teams with a winning road record. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 in the Conference Quarterfinals, and UNDER in 5 of their last 7 on the road.
Denver is 6-1 ATS against teams with a winning overall record, and 10-2 ATS against the Pacific Division. They are 4-1 ATS on Tuesday night, and 2-5 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games overall, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the Pacific Division. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of their last 15 games at home, and UNDER in 8 of their last 12 games in the Conference Quarterfinals.
Between these teams, the Warriors are 3-7 ATS when playing in Denver, and the home team is 5-2 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 matchups in Denver.
For tonight’s game, the Nuggets are listed as 8 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 207 ½ points.