Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors Preview 11/5/08

NBA Betting Preview
Denver Nuggets (1-2) at Golden State Warriors (1-3)
Wednesday, 10:35 pm Eastern – ESPN

SBG Global Opening Line: Warriors  - 3.5 , Total 205.5

 

The Denver Nuggets will have a new look on Wednesday as Chauncey Billups is expected to be in the starting lineup after being acquired in a trade from Detroit for guard Allen Iverson.  The Nuggets came to the conclusion that it was time to deal Iverson and bringing Billups back to his hometown was a natural. In his 11 NBA seasons, Billups has averaged 14.8 ppg, 5.5 apg, 2.9 rpg.  He led the Pistons to the 2004 NBA title. Losing Iverson hurts the offense but a change was needed in Denver and it was obvious to many that Iverson was the player to move.

SBG Global reports that early NBA betting has the public taking Nuggets on the Road.

 

Golden State provides a perfect opportunity for the Nuggets to get a win.  The Warriors have struggled this season and other than center Andris Biedrins, most of the team has underachieved. Through four games, Biedrins has averaged 17.5 points and 14.5 rebounds per game.

 

Here are the NBA betting stats for Wednesday’s game.  The Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. The Nuggets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The Nuggets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Nuggets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. the Western Conference. The Nuggets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Pacific.

The road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings between the two teams.

 

The Warriors are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Warriors are 8-22 ATS in their last 30 vs. the Western Conference. The Warriors are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. the Northwest. The Warriors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Warriors are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 day of rest.

SBG Global Current Line: Warriors  - 3.5 , Total 205.5

 

The Under is 9-2 in the Nuggets last 11 overall. The Under is 4-1 in the Nuggets last 5 Wednesday games. The Under is 5-2 in the Nuggets last 7 vs. the Pacific. The Under is 5-2 in the Nuggets last 7 road games. The Over is 5-1 in the Warriors last 6 home games. The Over is 4-1 in the Warriors last 5 vs. Western Conference. The Over is 5-2 in the Warriors last 7 overall. The Over is 36-17-1 in the Warriors last 54 Wednesday games. The Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings between the two teams but the Over is 11-3 in the last 14 meetings at Golden State.

 

Pick: Denver 2 out of 5 units

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