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Brooklyn Nets vs. Golden State Warriors

February 5, 2024


The Golden State Warriors will travel to Brooklyn, New York to face the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET on Monday night and will air on NBA TV and the YES Network.

Golden State’s dynasty appears to be coming to an end after an injury-plagued season last year and one of the worst records in the NBA this season as they enter this game with the 4th worst record in the Western Conference at 21-25 following Saturday’s 134-141 overtime loss on the road against the Atlanta Hawks. The Warriors remain one of the higher-scoring teams in the NBA as they enter this game averaging the 7th most points per game with an average of 118.57 points per game. 

Stephen Curry remains one of the best shooters in the league and leads the league in 3-point shots made with 209 which is 50 more than the 2nd most with Luka Doncic at 159. Defensively, the Warriors have been one of the worst teams as they are allowing the 9th most points per game with an average of 118.75 points allowed per game. The Golden State Warriors will look to bounce back following the loss against the Hawks when they travel to face the Brooklyn Nets.

The Brooklyn Nets have won three of their last four games including a 136-121 win on the road against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday which has improved their record to 20-28 and puts them in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn has been a slightly above-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 115.32 points per game which is less than the league average of 115.53 points per game, however, the Nets have been a below-average team offensively as they are averaging 114.17 points per game. Nicolas Claxton is averaging a double-double this season with an average of 12.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per game while also leading the team in blocks with an average of 2.18 blocks per game. The Brooklyn Nets will look to pick up their 4th win in their last five games when they host the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.

BookMaker has the Brooklyn Nets listed as 2-point favorites at home against the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. The teams have split the last ten games while Brooklyn has won two of the previous three meetings. The Nets have covered the spread in seven of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series. The Golden State Warriors are 22-23-1 ATS overall, 12-8 ATS on the road, and 12-6-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the Brooklyn Nets are 23-23-2 ATS overall, 14-9-2 ATS at home, and 9-7 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Both teams enter this game below .500 with Golden State having a record of 21-25 and Brooklyn having a record of 20-28, however, Brooklyn has been the better team most recently in the series, winning two of the previous three contests. The Nets have covered the spread in seven of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series while also having been the slightly better team at covering the spread this year with a record of 23-23-2 ATS overall while the Warriors are 22-23-1 ATS overall. Lay the points with the Brooklyn Nets when they host the Golden State Warriors on Monday night. 

Spooky Express Pick: Brooklyn Nets -2