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Denver Nuggets vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction & Betting Tips 12/14/2023

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Denver Nuggets vs Brooklyn Nets 12/14/2023
  • We like the Nets on the moneyline (+360)
  • The Nets are also our pick on the spread at +9.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Denver Nuggets vs Brooklyn Nets Preview

Looking to win big? The Nets and Nuggets face off at 9:00 ET on ALT. The Nuggets are hosting the game at Ball Arena in Denver, CO.

The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 228.5 points, and the Nuggets are favored to win at home against the Nets. Check out BetCoco for Denver Nuggets – Brooklyn Nets odds

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

Last season, the Nets and Nuggets did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Nuggets have the leg up at 2-1. The Nuggets also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 226 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 118 points per game in these contests.
  • Denver has played well in their previous five home games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 116 points per game while allowing 114. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a strong record vs the spread going 3-2. Their straight up mark in these contests is 2-3.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 3-1-1 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Denver Nuggets vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction

Coming into today’s game vs. the Nuggets, the Nets are 13-10 overall and have a winning record above .500. In Eastern Conference games, the Nets are 11-8 and are 2-2 in non-conference matchups.

Brooklyn has an overall ATS record of 17-5 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Brooklyn has a 8-1 record against the spread as favorites and 9-4 as underdogs.

For this season, the Nets has an over/under record of 12-11-0. The average over/under line in their games is 227.3 and they have a 3.5 differential vs. the over/under line this season.

In their previous game, the Nets’ offense finished with 116 points, which is right in line with their current average of 116.9 points per contest. Brooklyn’s offense is currently one of the slower paced teams in the NBA, at 98 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 8th in attempts and 2nd in three-point shooting percentage.

The Nets’ defense is presently ranked 17th in the league, allowing an average of 113.9 points per contest.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 52.1% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.9% from downtown.

In their last ten games, the Nuggets are 6-4 and have an overall record of 16-9. As of now, the Nuggets are 4th in the Western Conference and are 3rd in the Northwest Division.

The Nuggets have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 10-14. On the road, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 5-10 compared to a 5-4 record vs. the spread at home.

So far, the majority of games for the Nuggets have not surpassed the over/under lines, placing their over/under record at 10-14-1. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 226.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 224.

Coming off their recent game, the Nuggets offense tallied 114 points in a matchup against the Bulls. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47%, and they made 14 threes. Denver’s offense is currently one of the slower paced teams in the NBA, at 96.7 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 25th in attempts and 13th in three-point shooting percentage.

So far, the Nuggets defense is giving up 110.9 points per contest, which has them sitting 8th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups.

Denver struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Bulls, giving up 15. For the game, Chicago scored 106 points in the game.

Despite being 9.5 point underdogs, we predict the Nets to come out on top with a final score of 111-108.

Denver Nuggets vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Tips

  • We like the Nets on the moneyline (+360)
  • The Nets are also our pick on the spread at +9.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Denver Nuggets Injury Report

  • Aaron Gordon – Heel – Probable
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – Concussion – Out
  • Jamal Murray – Ankle – Probable
  • Vlatko Cancar – Knee – Out

Brooklyn Nets Injury Report

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

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