2022 NBA picks, top bets from model on 58-32 run on January 29 the Nets vs. Warriors
On Saturday evening, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors will face James Harden and the Brooklyn Nets in a high-profile NBA matchup. Golden State is the NBA’s top home team, going 23-4 at Oracle Arena, while the Warriors are 36-13 overall in 2021-22. This season, Brooklyn is 29-19 overall and 17-6 on the road. The Warriors are without Draymond Green (back), Andre Iguodala (hip), and James Wiseman (knee), with Nemanja Bjelica (back) classified as doubtful. Kevin Durant (knee), Joe Harris (ankle), and Paul Millsap (personal) have all been ruled out for the Brooklyn Nets.
Golden State is an eight-point favourite at home in an 8:30 p.m. ET matchup, according to Caesars Sportsbook. In the most recent Nets vs. Warriors odds, the total number of points Vegas believes will be scored, or the over/under, is 227.5. Before making any Warriors vs. Nets predictions, check out SportsLine’s proven computer model’s NBA predictions and betting recommendations.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has profited well over $10,000 on its top-rated NBA selections over the last three years. The model starts Week 15 of the 2021-22 NBA season with a 58-32 record on all top-rated NBA choices and a return of more than $2,100. Anyone who has followed it has received massive returns.
The model has now zeroed in on the Nets vs. Warriors matchup and has just locked in its choices and NBA predictions. You can view the model’s choices on SportsLine right now. Here are some NBA betting odds and trends for the Warriors vs. Nets matchup:
Warriors -8 in the Nets versus. Warriors game.
Over/under for Nets vs. Warriors: 227.5 points
Money line for the Nets vs. Warriors matchup:
Warriors -340, Nets +270 BKN: In road games, the Nets are 13-10 against the spread.
GSW: Against the East, the Warriors are 13-7-1 against the spread.
Why are the Nets capable of covering
Brooklyn’s offence has been on fire this season, with a particularly hot streak in recent days. The Nets are sixth in the NBA in offensive efficiency, averaging 112.1 points per 100 possessions, and have been second since Christmas, averaging 116.4 points per 100 possessions over a month’s worth of data. The Nets are in the top five in shooting efficiency this season, with the No. 1 free throw mark in the NBA (82.2 percent) and top-tier marks in field-goal percentage (47.3 percent) and two-point percentage (54.1 percent).
Brooklyn is ranked in the top ten in terms of assists, assist percentage, assist-to-turnover ratio, and fast-break points. Golden State is 24th in the NBA in free-throw defence, and the Nets have a clear road to victory. Brooklyn, on the other hand, is eighth in the NBA in field-goal percentage allowed, third-point percentage allowed, assists allowed, and blocked shots per game. The Nets could also benefit from some of Golden State’s deficiencies, as the Warriors rank 29th in turnovers per game and are in the bottom ten in both free-throw creation and free-throw accuracy.
Golden State has the highest net rating in the NBA, outscoring opponents by 8.3 points per 100 possessions. The Warriors also boast the greatest home record in the league, thanks in part to the NBA’s finest defence. Golden State leads the NBA in defensive efficiency, field-goal percentage allowed, 3-point percentage allowed, and 2-point percentage allowed, but the Warriors also play well on offence.
The Warriors are averaging 110.9 points per 100 possessions and have the NBA’s second-highest true shooting percentage. Golden State makes more than 56% of its 2-point attempts while assisting on 68.8 percent of its field goals (the most in the NBA) and averaging 27.6 assists per game.The Warriors make good use of transition, averaging 14.6 fast-break points per game, and they have a favourable matchup against the Nets defence. Brooklyn is ranked 27th in turnover creation and 26th in thefts, with a free-throw prevention rating in the bottom ten.
How to Make Warriors vs. Nets Predictions
SportsLine’s model predicts 227 combined points, which is a little underestimation of the total. According to the model, one side of the spread hits more than 60% of the time. SportsLine is the only place where you can view the model’s selection.