The Nuggets grabbed a 120-109 win over the Wizards on Tuesday, behind a 23-point effort from Carmelo Anthony at Verizon Center.
The Nuggets were a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 209.5.
Denver got 21 points from Nene Hilario and another 21 points from Al Harrington. Chauncey Billups contributed 6 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Washington got 26 points from Nick Young in a losing cause and another 25 points from Andray Blatche. John Wall contributed 13 assists for the Wizards, while Andray Blatche had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 68-56 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 39 boards, while Washington only had 36.
Denver heads into a battle against the Pistons. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oklahoma City.