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Warriors vs. Nets 2021 NBA Odds and Preview – November 16th, 2021

By Rex

The Golden State Warriors pay a visit to the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on Tuesday night. The visitors are having an incredible season so far, but are coming off their second loss of the season in the hands of the Hornets. Meanwhile, the hosts gained more momentum in recent weeks and are looking to stretch their winning streak to four games.

NitroBetting puts together a complete preview of this Warriors vs. Nets contest. Find event information, crucial team and player statistics, and the latest NBA betting odds below. Furthermore, we go the distance and share timely betting trends and predictions that bring you closer to the best picks. Check out more sports betting odds at our online BTC sportsbook.

Warriors vs. Nets Game Information

  • When: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Barclays Center, New York City, New York
  • TV: TNT
  • Radio: 95.7 THE GAME (Warriors) / Sports Radio 66 (Nets)
  • Live Stream: NBA League Pass
  • NBA Betting Odds: Warriors (+2.5) / Nets (-2.5)

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Why Bet on the Golden State Warriors?

The Warriors have been unstoppable since the start of the 2021-22 NBA season. Despite the absence of their superstar shooter Klay Thompson, we’ve seen the team deliver quality performances against playoff contenders and NBA Finals favorites. Once the other half of the Splash Brothers return to the floor, we expect to see the team firing on all cylinders.

The side records incredible offensive statistics. They average 115.1 points (first) per game on 46.9% shooting (fifth). The Warriors also have the top effective field goal percentage in the league at 55.4%. Additionally, we cannot overlook the fact that the Warriors are shooting lights out from downtown. They average 15.2 three-pointers (first).

Steve Kerr makes sure his team is on point defensively. As a team, they hold opponents to 101.8 points (third) per game. Defensive rebounding is also one of the Warriors’ strongest suits. The Dubs average 37.9 defensive rebounds (second) and 56.1 total rebounds (third) per game. The team also averages 10.7 steals (first) in 13 games.

Stephen Curry is the heart and soul of scoring. The guard leads the team’s scoring with 28.1 points per game. Draymond Green provides him with much-needed support as the forward records a team-high 8.1 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game.

Why Bet on the Brooklyn Nets?

The Nets have a shot at taking the top spot in the Eastern Conference on Tuesday. They managed to maintain focus and produce convincing results despite all the controversy and the issues at the start of the season.

The hosts return from a six-game road streak. They won five of the six games and scored over 116 points in four games. More than that, the Nets held opponents to under 100 points in four of the six games.

After the lengthy stint on the road, the Nets improved their points per game average to 108.5 (15th) on 47.1% shooting (fourth). They have one of the best effective field goal percentages in the league at 55.3% (second). Moreover, the team holds the best three-point percentage record in the league right now with 39.3%.

Kevin Durant holds the team-high record in points with 29.6 per game. Meanwhile, James Harden dishes out 9.3 assists per game and helps out with the Nets’ strong 25.1 assists per game average.

The Nets also show strength in defensive rebounding. They average 37.6 defensive boards (third) and 51.6 total rebounds (26th) per game. KD remains the team’s top rebounder with an average of 8.4 rebounds per game.

Joe Harris will be out of the starting lineup after sustaining an ankle injury. Patty Mills is expected to start the game while the guard recovers.

Warriors vs. Nets Betting Trends

  • The Warriors are 5-5 in the last ten regular-season road games against the Nets (3-7 ATS).
  • The Warriors are 6-4 in the last ten regular-season road games (5-5 ATS).
  • The totals went over in six of the Warriors’ last ten regular-season road games against the Nets.
  • The Nets held the Warriors to 100 points or less in two of their last five home games.
  • The Nets are 7-3 in the last ten regular-season games at the Barclays Center (6-4 ATS).
  • The totals went under in four of the Nets’ last five home games.

Warriors vs. Nets Expert Betting Prediction

This is a tough game to call seeing how the two teams are performing this season. But, home-court advantage gives the Nets the slight edge in this one. There’s no shortage of talent on both sides which makes this matchup a must-watch for basketball and betting fans. Covering the spread should be doable for the visitors. They also hold good winning chances against the Nets once they get their footing right. The hosts also have a starting lineup issue with Joe Harris out of the picture. Nonetheless, we look forward to a closely-contested game between the two frontrunners on Tuesday night.

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