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Betting Line Favors the Denver Nuggets in NBA Battle with Indiana Pacers

Indiana Pacers

vs

Denver Nuggets
Saturday, December 20, 2014 9:00 PM ET
Pepsi Center

Indiana pays a visit to Denver on Saturday, hoping to send the Nuggets to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA betting action at Pepsi Center.

Indiana Pacers vs Denver Nuggets Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Indiana Pacers betting line opened this morning as 5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 200.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Computer Prediction: Indiana Pacers vs Denver Nuggets Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 101-97 result in favor of the Nuggets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Indiana Pacers vs Denver Nuggets Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Denver Nuggets are 11-15 so far on the NBA season, and 11-14-1 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Indiana Pacers, meanwhile, are 8-18 and 14-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 10-13-3 and the Pacers go 16-10 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Denver vs Indiana injuries news.

The Nuggets - Pacers betting odds would favor the Nuggets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Denver is rated No. 14 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Indiana Pacers sit at No. 18.

How Indiana Pacers vs Denver Nuggets Stats Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Denver's No. 8-ranked offense (103.19 PPG) against a Indiana Pacers defense that ranks No. 7 at 97.35 PPG. The Denver Nuggets have averaged 43.45% from the field per game, more than the Indiana Pacers have managed so far this NBA season (42.51% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pacers endured a 102-100 loss at the hands of the Clippers on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from David West at STAPLES Center.

Denver earned a 109-106 victory over Los Angeles on Friday, getting 20 points from Nate Robinson at Pepsi Center.

Indiana Pacers vs Denver Nuggets Betting Odds Trends

Indiana is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Indiana is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 7 games
Indiana is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Denver is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
Denver is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Denver is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana at Minnesota, Sunday, December 21st
Denver at Charlotte, Monday, December 22nd

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