Brooklyn Nets vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Prediction

Jose VasquezArticles, Basketball, NBA

The NBA’s top scoring team will be at home in ORACLE Arena, when the Golden State Warriors (10-2) battle with the Brooklyn Nets (6-6). The game can be seen on YES Network at 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

Brooklyn Nets vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Warriors (5.5-point favorites) were blown out by the Milwaukee Bucks, 134-111, while The Nets (2-point favorites) barely escaped the Denver Nuggets, 112-110. Both games finished over their projected point totals. The Golden State game went 2.5 points over the projected point total of 242.5, while the Brooklyn game finished 1.5 points over the projected point total of 220.5.

The Nets had a ridiculously low turnover percentage of 7.0 (better than their season average of 13.0) and had a free throw rate of 0.318 (above their season average of 0.162). Golden State, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.540 vs. 0.559). Klay Thompson had a solid performance for Golden State, putting up 24 points. Jarrett Allen, meanwhile fueled Brooklyn with 18 points, nine rebounds and five blocks.

In their first matchup this year, Kevin Durant led the Warriors to a 120-114 win. He put up 34 points, eight rebounds and six assists. The two teams combined to put up 234 points, which was over the projected point total of 227.5, and Golden State was unable to cover as a 9.5-point favorite. Golden State out-rebounded Brooklyn. The Warriors had more offensive rebounds (12 vs. five), defensive rebounds (35 vs. 32) and total rebounds (47 vs. 37).

Nets games have finished under the total 54.5 percent of the time. Brooklyn comes into the contest with records of 6-6 straight up (SU) and 6-5 against the spread (ATS).

Of the Warriors’ 12 games, 7 have finished over the projected point total. Moreover, Golden State owns records of 10-2 SU and 7-5 ATS.

The Nets’ Allen has been playing at a high level over his last five games, averaging 11.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. Meanwhile, Thompson has averaged 27.4 points during that same time frame for the Warriors.

Golden State appears to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Warriors rank first in offensive efficiency, while the Nets rank 20th in defensive efficiency.

Brooklyn Nets vs. Golden State Warriors Free Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Nets, ATS Winner – Nets, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Nets average 50.2 points in the paint per game, which ranks ninth in the league. The Warriors rank 11th in points allowed in the paint per game (47.7).
  • Brooklyn ranks first in three pointers allowed per game (25.8) while Golden State ranks 26th (37.4).
  • The Warriors rank second in rebounds allowed per game (40.6) while the Nets rank 21st (47.2).
  • Golden State ranks 13th in second chance points allowed per game (12.3) while Brooklyn ranks 29th (17.1).
  • Golden State averages 16.0 points off turnovers per game, which ranks 16th in the NBA. Brooklyn ranks 22nd in points off turnovers allowed per game (19.2).
  • The Warriors rank third in fast break points per game (20.7) while the Nets rank 28th (8.3).
  • The Warriors rank second in blocks allowed per game (3.7) while the Nets rank 11th (4.9).
  • Brooklyn ranks first in assists allowed per game (19.7) while Golden State ranks 23rd (24.6).
  • Golden State is 1-0 when they allow under 100 points, while Brooklyn is 3-0.
  • The Warriors are 10-1 when they reach 100 points, while the Nets are 6-5.
  • Brooklyn is 4-2 ATS on the road, while Golden State is 5-2 ATS at home.
  • Of the Nets’ 6 road games, they have 4 unders, 1 over and 1 push.
  • In 7 home games, the Warriors have 4 unders and 3 overs.

Bettings Trends:

  • The Warriors are 4-1 ATS over their last five games, while the Nets are 2-3.
  • In their last five games, Golden State has 3 overs and 2 unders, while Brooklyn has 3 unders and 2 overs.
  • During their last five games, the Warriors have scored an average of 124.8 points per game (2.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 115.8 points per game (4.0 above their season average).
  • The Nets’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 8.4, up from 0.8 for the season.