A shootout should be expected when the Brooklyn Nets (6-9) and the Golden State Warriors (12-4) clash at Barclays Center. The games Over/Under (O/U) opened at 234 points with Golden State set as a 12.5-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 19, 2017, and it can be seen on YES Network.
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets Betting Preview
In the Warriors last game, they were victorious over the Philadelphia 76ers, 124-116. Stephen Curry was the games leading scorer with 35 points on 11-for-22 shooting. Golden State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.185 (matching their season average) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 29.3 (above their season average of 22.2). For those same stats, Philadelphia was 0.125 and 21.3, respectively.
The Nets will look to maintain momentum after defeating the Utah Jazz in their last contest, 118-107. With 25 points on 9-for-14 shooting, Spencer Dinwiddie was the games high scorer. The Nets forced 16 turnovers and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.613 (above their season average of 0.495).
There should be plenty of transition action in this meeting that features a pair of the leagues more up-tempo teams. Brooklyn ranks first in possessions per game (107.0) and Golden State is fifth (102.2). Furthermore, the Warriors rank first in offensive efficiency (115.3), while the Nets rank 22nd in defensive efficiency (107.3).
Of Golden States 15 games that accepted bets, eight have finished over the projected point total, while 9 of Brooklyns 15 games have finished over the O/U total. The Warriors have the better straight up (SU) record (12-4 vs. 6-9), but the Nets hold the substantial advantage against the spread (ATS) (8-7 vs. 7-8).
This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams, after the Warriors won both meetings last season. In the last contest, Golden State won 112-95. The Warriors played a flawless game. They had a solid turnover percentage of 9.1 and a free throw rate of 0.170. For those same stats, the Nets were 13.6 and 0.117, respectively.
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Warriors, ATS Winner – Nets, O/U – Over
- The Nets average 13.2 fast break points per game, which ranks sixth in the league. The Warriors rank 26th in fast break points allowed per game (13.4).
- Brooklyn averages 18.1 points off turnovers per game, which ranks 13th in the NBA. Golden State ranks 25th in points off turnovers allowed per game (19.8).
- Golden State ranks first in assists per game (30.3) while Brooklyn ranks 18th (21.8).
- Golden State averages 44.5 points in the paint per game, which ranks 15th in the league. Brooklyn ranks 25th in points allowed in the paint per game (47.6).
- Brooklyn is 4-3 ATS at home, while Golden State is 4-3 ATS on the road.
- Of the Warriors 7 road games, they have 4 overs and 3 unders.
- Of the Nets 7 home games, they have 5 overs and 2 unders.
- Brooklyn is 2-0 when they allow below 100 points, while Golden State is 2-1.
- The Warriors are 11-3 when they score over 100 points, while the Nets are 5-8.
- The Nets average 33.0 three pointers per game, which ranks third in the league. The Warriors rank 18th in three pointers allowed per game (29.4).
- Golden State ranks first in blocks per game (8.6) while Brooklyn ranks 24th in blocks allowed per game (5.5).
- The Nets rank eighth in steals per game (8.4) while the Warriors rank 29th in steals allowed per game (9.3).
- The Nets rank 16th in second chance points per game (12.4) while the Warriors rank 28th (9.1).
- Golden State ranks eighth in rebounds allowed per game (42.0) while Brooklyn ranks 29th (48.8).
- Brooklyn is 3-2 ATS with 3 overs and 2 unders in their last five games.
- Over their last five games, Golden State is 3-2 ATS with 4 unders and 1 over.
- The Nets average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 1.6, down from 3.1 for the season.
- During their last five games, the Warriors have scored an average of 116.4 points per game (1.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 104.6 points per game (2.6 below their season average).