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Brooklyn Nets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction & Betting Tips 12/22/2023

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Brooklyn Nets vs Denver Nuggets 12/22/2023:
  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Nets (+4.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 216 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets vs Denver Nuggets Preview

Planning on watching today’s Nuggets and Nets game? Catch the action at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the Nets hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on NBA.

In this non-conference matchup, the Nuggets are the betting favorite against the Nets. The over/under for the game is 230.5 points. Check out BetCoco for Brooklyn Nets – Denver Nuggets odds

Brooklyn Nets vs Denver Nuggets Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last three times the Nuggets have travelled to take on the Nets, they are 2-1. In the last five head to head games between the Nuggets and Nets, the average combined point total is 229 points per game. The over/under record in these matchups is 3-2.

  • In their last five road games, Denver has averaged 115 points per game while allowing 113 . The team’s record in this stretch was 3-2 while going 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last three home games, Brooklyn has an ATS record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 0-3 while averaging 109 points per game.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 1-4.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the favorite, the Nuggets have a straight up record of 8-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 7-2-1.

Brooklyn Nets vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

As they prepare for today’s game, the Nuggets will be aiming to extend their two game winning streak. Overall, the Nuggets are 19-10 and have gone 13-8 against Western Conference teams. In non-conference games, they are 6-2.

So far, Denver’s ATS record is below .500 at 13-15. The Nuggets maintain an ATS record of 6-10 on the road, while they have a 7-5 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

The over/under record for this season for the Nuggets is 10-18-1. The average over/under line in their games stands at 225.4, and they have a 0.1 differential against the over/under line for this season.

In their recent game, the Nuggets’ offense concluded with 113 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 115.2 points per contest. Nuggets has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 11.6 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 37% while ranking 27th in terms of pace.

In the current season, the Nuggets defense has excelled, sitting 4 in the NBA by allowing 110.3 points per game.

Opponents are hitting 52.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 35.7% of their three-point attempts.

As they prepare to face the Nuggets, the Nets are 13-14 overall this season. When playing on the road, the Nets are 5-8 compared to their 8-6 record at home.

Brooklyn has an ATS record of 17-9 for this season, which includes their current four game losing streak against the spread. On the road, the Nets have an ATS record of 7-6, as opposed to a 10-3 record against the spread when playing at home.

Brooklyn have seen over half of their games surpass the over/under lines, resulting in an over/under record of 14-13-0. The average over/under line in their games is 228.1 and they have a 2.8 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

The Nets offense is coming off a game where they scored 102 points against the Knicks. They posted a field goal percentage of 36.6% and connected on 15 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Mikal Bridges, who is averaging 21.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Cam Thomas also maintains a PPG average of 24.1 heading into game.

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 115.3 points per game.

Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.0% and 36.8% from three-point territory.

Coming in as 4.5 point favorites, our projections have the Nuggets picking up a 109-107 win.

Brooklyn Nets vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips

  • Take the Nuggets on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Nets (+4.5)
  • Our NBA model projects 216 points, and we suggest taking the under

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

  • Ben Simmons – Lower Back – Out
  • Dennis Smith Jr. – Back – Probable
  • Lonnie Walker IV – Hamstring – Out

Denver Nuggets Injury Report

  • Aaron Gordon – Heel – Probable
  • Vlatko Cancar – Knee – Out

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