Milwaukee was victimized by Carmelo Anthony for 38 points as the Nuggets defeated the Bucks 94-87 in NBA action on Wednesday.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 200.5.
Denver got 20 points from Chauncey Billups and another 11 points from Kenyon Martin. Kenyon Martin contributed 7 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Milwaukee got 33 points from John Salmons in a losing cause and another 16 points from Corey Maggette. Earl Boykins contributed 5 assists for the Bucks, while Andrew Bogut had 20 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 46-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 44 boards, while Milwaukee only had 40.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head home to face Minnesota.