Warriors vs. Nuggets Game 3 Prediction

Warriors vs. Nuggets Game 3, 4/21/22 NBA Playoffs Betting Predictions

The Warriors have taken a 2-0 series lead in their NBA Playoffs Conference Quarterfinals matchup with the Nuggets but with the venue now shifting to Ball Arena for Game 3 on Thursday night, will Denver cover as slight home dogs?

Game Snapshot

573 Golden State Warriors (-1.5) at 574 Denver Nuggets (+1.5); o/u 224

10:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, April 21, 2022

Venue: Ball Arena, Denver, CO

TV: TNT

Golden State Warriors DFS Notes

Klay Thompson went for 21 points, two rebounds and an assist in Monday’s 126-106 win. He hit 9-of-19 shots and 3-of-8 from beyond the arc. Klay scored 19 with five triples in Game 1, and the potent combination of he, Steph Curry and Jordan Poole has proven to be a lethal three-point threat to Denver’s defense. Expect more of the same from Thompson in Game 3 on Thursday.

Denver Nuggets DFS Notes

Nikola Jokic finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal across 28 minutes before his ejection in the fourth quarter of Monday's matchup with the Warriors. Jokic was harassed all night by Draymond Green, and the two got tangled up under the basket on a shot attempt midway through the fourth quarter. Jokic was clearly upset that no foul was called and let the refs know about it. His appeals were a bit too much and earned him a second technical. There haven't been any easy buckets for Jokic, who's seen double-teams and nagging defense constantly throughout this series. The Nuggets will head back to Denver down 2-0 and in desperate need of a victory.

Warriors vs. Nuggets Game 2 NBA Playoffs Betting Prediction

The Warriors are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games in Denver and are 4-0 against the number in their last four games versus the Nuggets. The Warriors are also 5-1 against the spread in their last six games as a favorite, are 7-1 against the number in their last six games overall and are 4-0 ATS in their last four games versus a team with a winning record. On the other side, the Nuggets are 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games and are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 home games versus a team with a winning road record.

NBA PLAYOFFS BETTING PREDICTION: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS -1.5

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