76ers Nuggets Betting Preview
Denver Nuggets vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The 76ers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Nuggets tip off at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday in NBA play.
Philadelphia will face the 0-0 Nuggets, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the 76ers are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Nuggets are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Philadelphia opened as 1.5-point favorites, while the NBA total was set at 202 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 6 (76ers) and the No. 18 (Nuggets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 2-0 result in favor of the 76ers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 0 PPG, against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 1 at 0 PPG. The 76ers field goal percentage has averaged 0% so far, almost the same as the Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 0% per game.
Defensively, the Nuggets feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the league in scoring at home.
Denver was a 96-87 loser in its last match on the road against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 183 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Nuggets got 24 points from Ty Lawson, but it was Los Angeles that prevailed in a 96-87 final on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Philadelphia lost its last outing, an 85-75 result against the Celtics on May 26. The 76ers failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 160 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Andre Iguodala scored 18 points in a failed effort to lead the 76ers to victory (they lost 85-75 to Boston at TD Garden on Saturday).
Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Orlando are 8-2
After playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Nuggets at 76ers trends to consider:
Denver is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing at home against Denver
Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Denver
Denver at Orlando, Friday, November 2
Philadelphia at New York, Sunday, November 4