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Nov 26, 9:00 PM | EnergySolutions Arena

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz Odds

8-6TEAM RECORD7-7

The Jazz will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Nuggets tip off at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday in NBA play.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Jazz are 7-7 so far on the season, and 6-7-1 ATS vs. the number. The Nuggets, meanwhile, are 8-6 and 9-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Utah go 7-6-1 and the Nuggets go 6-8 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 13-rated Jazz and the No. 4-rated Nuggets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 100-99 win for the Nuggets on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Utah's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 98.4 PPG, against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 14 at 97.8 PPG. The Jazz field goal percentage has averaged 43.1% so far, less than the Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 45% per game.

Defensively, the Nuggets feature the league's No. 23-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.7 points per game. Utah, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

Denver was a 102-84 winner in its last match at home against the Hornets. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 186 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Denver got 23 points from Andre Iguodala en route to a 102-84 victory over New Orleans on Sunday at Pepsi Center.

In their last action, Utah was a 108-97 loser on the road against the Kings. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (205) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Jazz got 17 points from Randy Foye, but it was Sacramento that prevailed in a 108-97 final on Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion.

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Golden State are 7-3
After playing New Orleans are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Utah Jazz Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing New Orleans are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Nuggets at Jazz trends to consider:
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games
Denver is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Utah is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Utah's last 9 games at home
Utah is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Denver at Golden State, Thursday, November 29
Utah at New Orleans, Wednesday, November 28

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