The Golden State Warriors look to win their 15th consecutive game to start the season as they head to the Mile High city to take on the Denver Nuggets. If the Warriors win tonight, they will tie the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and the 1993-94 Houston Rockets for the most wins to start a season without a loss in NBA history.
The game is slated for a 5:00 p.m. PST tip-off and will be broadcasted locally on CSN Bay Area. ESPN announced on Friday that the game will be broadcasted nationally as they will continue their coverage on Golden State's undefeated streak. Marc Kestecher and Hall of Famer Hubie Brown are making the call along with reporter J.A. Adande. The ESPN telecast is subject to black out in the Bay Area.
Last Time Out
The Nuggets were outscored by 22 points in the second half of a 114-107 loss in Denver to the Phoenix Suns on Friday. Emmanuel Mudiay (26 points) and Gary Harris (20 points) each posted career highs in points scored in the loss. The Warriors defeated a Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls in the second game of a back-to-back on Friday night by a score of 106-94. The Dubs are beating teams by an average of 15 points per game this season.
Golden State (-725) enters tonight's game as 11 point favorites over Denver (+560). The over/under total is set at 211.5 according to BetOnline. The Warriors are averaging 117 points per game on the road this season. Lets check out some betting trends from both teams compiled by OddsShark.com:
Here are my picks from Friday's game against the Bulls:
The Warriors are a stone cold lock on the money line this season. Here are my picks for Sunday's match-up in Denver.