On Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, the Golden State Warriors (11-2) are playing the Brooklyn Nets (10-4) at Barclays Center. Thus far, the Warriors are 8-4-1 against the spread in the 2021-22 NBA regular season, whereas the Nets are 7-7 against the spread. BetUS odds are available below.
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets odds, predictions, picks and game preview
Start time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, New York
TV channels: NBA League Pass, TNT
Radio broadcast: WFAN-AM/FM, KGMZ-FM
ESPN’s Basketball Power Index: Warriors have a 53.9% chance of winning
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets news
According to Land of Basketball’s database, based on 93 regular season games played all-time between these two contenders, the Warriors are 54-39 versus the Nets. However, in the previous three head-to-head meetings, Brooklyn is 3-0 against Golden State. On Feb. 13, 2021, the last time these teams faced off, the Nets won 134-117 on the road. Of course, the Warriors endured various injuries last season and the season prior. Plus, Golden State is 7-3 in the team’s past 10 head-to-head contests against Brooklyn.
For the second time this season, Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was named Western Conference Player of the Week. Through thirteen games played this season, the seven-time All-Star is averaging 28.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game. To add to these statistics, Curry is shooting 44.2% from the field and 38.7% from three-point range. His career three-point shooting percentage is 43.2%. The star was selected seventh overall by the organization in the 2009 NBA Draft.
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) November 15, 2021
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets betting lines and odds
Point spread: Nets -3 (-110)
Best moneyline: Warriors +130, Nets -150
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets injury report
Warriors: SG Klay Thompson (out indefinitely) | PF Draymond Green (out) | PG Gary Payton II (probable) | C James Wiseman (out indefinitely)
Nets: PF Paul Millsap (out indefinitely) | PG Kyrie Irving (out indefinitely) | C Nicolas Claxton (out indefinitely) | PF Day’Ron Sharpe (questionable)
Joe Harris (left ankle sprain) and Paul
Millsap (personal reasons) are both listed as out for tomorrows #Nets game vs the #Warriors. Day’Ron Sharpe, who had missed last nights game for personal reasons, is not listed on the injury report.
— Brian Lewis (@NYPost_Lewis) November 15, 2021
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets preview
Moreover, in the Warriors’ 106-102 upset loss on the road versus the Hornets on Sunday, forward Andrew Wiggins scored a team-high 28 points in 32 minutes played. Guard Stephen Curry ended his performance with 24 points, 6.0 rebounds and 10 assists in 36 minutes spent on the court. For both teams, the fourth quarter was low scoring. Golden State was held to just 14 points, and their seven-game winning streak was officially snapped.
In addition to out-rebounding the Hornets 49 to 39, the Warriors outscored them 52 to 46 in the paint. Turnovers are usually the difference-maker in a close contest like this one. Not to mention, Golden State shot 38-for-90 (42.2%) from the floor and 9-for-39 (23.1%) from behind the arc. It should go without saying that the Warriors will lose if their long-range jumpers are having an off night. Now, they are 3-1 away and 2-2 ATS away.
Meanwhile, on Sunday, in the Nets’ 120-96 road win over the Thunder, forward Kevin Durant led his team in points and rebounds, finishing his showing with 33 points and 8.0 rebounds in 34 minutes of action. Patty Mills closed out his performance with 29 points and 1.0 assist in 31 minutes played as well. Besides shooting accuracy, these teams were statistically even.
The Thunder and Nets retrieved 44 rebounds and scored over 35 points in the paint. Though, Oklahoma City did commit a total of 22 personal fouls. Brooklyn also shot 41-for-82 (50%) from the field and 18-for-43 (41.9%) from three-point range. And, the Nets outscored the Thunder 30 to 22 in the fourth quarter. Their winning streak was extended to three games after defeating OKC. Leading into tonight, Brooklyn is 4-2 at home, 6-2 away and 3-3 ATS at home.
Projected starting lineup
Warriors: PG Stephen Curry | SG Jordan Poole | SF Andrew Wiggins | PF Draymond Green | C Kevon Looney
Nets: PG James Harden | SG Patty Mills | SF Bruce Brown Jr. | PF Kevin Durant | C Blake Griffin
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets prediction
Additionally, the total for tonight’s intraconference matchup is set at 221.5. Referencing the spread consensus, 56% of gamblers are predicting the Warriors will cover the spread at Barclays Center. Regarding the point total consensus, 89% of bettors are hoping the total will go over 221.5. At the present time, Golden State is 10-2 as a selected favorite, 1-0 as an underdog and 2-2 ATS away this season, while Brooklyn is 10-3 as a favorite, 0-1 as an underdog and 3-3 ATS at home.
For useful betting trends, the Warriors are 6-1-1 ATS in the team’s last eight performances. The total has gone under in nine of Golden State’s previous 12 contests, too. Next, they are also 7-1 straight up in their past eight games. On top of the total going under in seven of their last eight road games, the Warriors are 4-14 SU in their past 18 contests versus Eastern Conference opponents.
On the other side, the Nets are 8-1 SU in their previous nine performances. Also, the total has gone over in four of Brooklyn’s past five contests. And, the total has gone under in four of their last five matches against Golden State at Barclays Center. Lastly, the Nets are 17-3 ATS in their previous 20 games played on a Tuesday. With all things considered, pick the Warriors to win at home and the total will go over 221.5.
Golden State Warriors vs. Brooklyn Nets betting pick
Pick the Warriors to win on the road, they will cover the spread and the total will go over 221.5. Golden State is a three-point underdog with BetUS.