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Hornets home to Nuggets in NBA betting action

Denver NuggetsNew Orleans Hornets
April 4, 8:00 PM | New Orleans Arena

Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Hornets Odds

29-24TEAM RECORD13-40

The Hornets will be trying to slam the Nuggets on Wednesday when the teams tip off at New Orleans Arena in NBA betting action.

New Orleans will face the 29-24 Nuggets, who own a 28-25 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hornets are 24-27-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Nuggets are 28-25 favoring the OVER.

View Denver vs New Orleans Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 16-rated Nuggets taking on the No. 24-rated Hornets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 98-92 win for the Nuggets on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Orleans's No. 29-ranked offense (88.9 PPG) against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 29 at 102 PPG. The Hornets have averaged 44.7% from the field per game, less than the Nuggets have managed so far this season (47.1% on average).

Defensively, the Nuggets feature the league's No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 103.3 points per game. New Orleans, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 104-101 winner as they battled the Magic on the road. The Nuggets covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 205 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Denver got 25 points from Ty Lawson en route to a 104-101 victory over Orlando on Sunday at Amway Center.

New Orleans lost its last outing, a 92-75 result against the Suns on April 1. The Hornets failed to cover in that game as a 10-point underdog, while the 167 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Hornets endured a 92-75 loss at the hands of the Suns on Sunday, despite a 14-point effort from Jason Smith at US Airways Center.

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Orlando are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Nuggets at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver's last 9 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Denver's last 13 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver's last 8 games
Denver is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New Orleans's last 9 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of New Orleans's last 13 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Orleans's last 6 games
New Orleans is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Denver

Next up:
Denver home to Phoenix, Friday, April 6
New Orleans at San Antonio, Friday, April 6

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