Steph Curry Absence, Sharp Money Dropping Mavs-Warriors Over/Under
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- With Steph Curry resting, Saturday night's Mavs-Warriors matchup has seen its over/under fall significantly.
- Sports Insights' Bet Signals reveal how sharps are also having an impact on the total.
When opening numbers for Saturday’s NBA slate were released, the Mavericks-Warriors matchup (8:30 p.m. ET) was given the third-highest consensus total of of the eight games at 225.5. The earliest openers even had it up at 227.5.
As of writing on Saturday afternoon, it’s down to 219 — the fifth-highest number on the slate (see live odds here).
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So what gives?
Well, a couple things.
First, the Warriors announced Steph Curry would be resting for the game. That took the total off the board for the night, and caused a re-opening number of 224 this morning.