The Nuggets grabbed an 87-80 win over the Grizzlies on Friday, behind an 18 -point effort from Kosta Koufos at Pepsi Center.
Denver was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 195.5.
Danilo Gallinari had 15 points for Denver and Corey Brewer chipped in with 11 points. Andre Iguodala had 7 assists for the Nuggets, while Kosta Koufos was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Memphis got 18 points from Zach Randolph in a losing cause and another 14 points from Marc Gasol. Marc Gasol contributed 5 assists for the Grizzlies, while Zach Randolph had 18 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 48-47.
Memphis had a 47-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For Memphis, they head on the road to face Utah.