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Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards in NBA odds tilt

Washington WizardsDenver Nuggets
36-33March 23, 2014, 05:00 | Pepsi Center31-38



Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Sunday when the Nuggets try to run the Wizards off the court at Pepsi Center in pro hoops action.

The Wizards will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 35-32-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Nuggets are 30-38-1 ATS. Washington is 39-30 against the total, while Denver is 35-34 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). View Washington Wizards vs Denver Nuggets Odds and Stats.

Those backing the visitors in this one found the Wizards listed as 2-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 215.5 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

This game pits the Nuggets, currently No. 28 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Wizards, who rate No. 9 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 96-93 victory for the Wizards.

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Last time out for Washington, they were a 117-107 winner as they battled the Lakers on the road. The Wizards covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 224 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. John Wall scored 28 points and added 14 assists for a double-double, leading Washington over Los Angeles, 117-107, on Friday at STAPLES Center.

The Nuggets were a 122-106 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (228) made winners of OVER bettors. The Nuggets endured a 122-106 loss at the hands of the Mavericks on Friday, despite an 18 -point effort from J.J. Hickson at American Airlines Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 103.86 PPG, against a Wizards defense that ranks No. 14 at 100.41 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 44.78% so far, less than the Wizards shooters have achieved on the year, 45.45% per game.

A few Wizards at Nuggets trends to consider:
Washington is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Washington is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Denver is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Denver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Denver is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Denver's last 11 games


Next up:
Washington home to Phoenix, Wednesday, March 26th
Denver at Oklahoma City, Monday, March 24th

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