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Denver Nuggets vs New York Knicks Odds
Denver travels to New York on Sunday, hoping to boost its 10-10 mark with a victory over the Knicks.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Knicks currently sports a record of 14-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 12-7 ATS. The Nuggets are 10-10 and 11-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Knicks post a 9-8-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Nuggets have gone 11-9 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Knicks rated this week at No. 5 and the Nuggets sitting at No. 9. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 107-99 result in favor of the Knicks today.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features New York's No. 27-rated squad against Denver's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, New York rates No. 1 in the league with 11.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 6.2 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nuggets own the league's No. 24-rated mark, allowing 103.2 points per game when playing on the road. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Denver was a 92-89 winner on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (181) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Denver got 20 points from Corey Brewer en route to a 92-89 victory over Indiana on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Knicks were a 93-85 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bulls. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (178) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Knicks wasted a 27-point performance from Raymond Felton as Chicago ran past them 93-85 on Saturday at United Center.
Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Indiana are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Brooklyn are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few Nuggets at Knicks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games when playing on the road against New York
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games when playing New York
New York is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
New York is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New York's last 6 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York's last 5 games when playing Denver
Denver at Detroit, Tuesday, December 11
New York at Brooklyn, Tuesday, December 11