Denver barely survived Game 4 behind their MVP’s 37 points. The series is now 3-1 to Golden State as the Nuggets head to California for Game 5. The Warriors’ playoff experience means trouble for Malone and co. Denver came back from 3-1 before but can they do it against a team that went to the Finals five times in a row? These are our predictions for Game 5 of Warriors v Nuggets.
Warriors v Nuggets Game 5 Predictions – Can the Joker Save His Team Again?
The only things where Denver has been better in this series are rebounds and free throws. In every other category, Golden State is dominating the Nuggets. Nikola Jokić will most likely win MVP later on but his team isn’t getting past the first round. The Joker is averaging 31.3 points, 11.8 rebounds, and 5.3 assists in the series but they just cannot win. Game 4 felt like a fight for death as Denver barely forced out that 126-121 win. There is not one person who will say confidently that Denver takes Game 5 too. The Warriors v Nuggets Game 5 predictions are heavily in favor of Golden State. Jokić is alone out there. People cannot expect him to score 40 points every single game to save his team. The Warriors have found a treasure in Jordan Poole.
The 22-year-old is the most efficient player in this series. Then there’s Steph, Klay, Draymond, and Wiggins. With the Warriors’ playoffs experience, there’s no real scenario where the Nuggets come out on top. If Denver loses 4-1 there might be some changes coming for next season. The Warriors also have the second-best home record this season, 31-10. Nikola Jokić might be the best player in the league but his team is in pieces. He’s missing the next two best players, Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. Denver surpassed regular-season expectations behind another MVP season from Jokić but the road is about to come to an end. Our Game 5 predictions for Warriors v Nuggets are obvious. The Joker will put up another stellar performance but Golden State will steal the show in the end. We’ll find out on Wednesday.
The best betting odds for Warriors v Nuggets Game 5
|Golden State Warriors||Denver Nuggets|
A $100 bet would return $123.26
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A $100 bet would return $440
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