Winless Jazz host the Nuggets
The Denver Nuggets have covered the posted spread in each of their last four games against the Utah Jazz as those teams prepare to meet in NBA betting action on Monday night.
Overall the Nuggets are 5-5 SU and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against the Jazz, who are still looking for their first win of the year.
The OVER/UNDER has gone 5-4-1 for totals bettors in their 10 most recent matchups.
This season the Jazz are 0-7 overall and 1-5-1 ATS against the number, while the Nuggets are 1-4 and 1-4 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Utah is 3-4 on the OU, and Denver is 3-2.
The Jazz sit at No. 15 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Nuggets are at No. 11 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Nuggets will win this game 84-79.
Denver was a 114-103 loser in its last match on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 217 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Nuggets wasted a 29-point performance from Ty Lawson as Phoenix ran past them 114-103 on Friday at US Airways Center.
The Jazz were a 115-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (206) made winners of OVER bettors. Utah was crushed on Saturday, getting run out of the gym by Toronto and falling 115-91 at Air Canada Centre.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Nuggets rank No. 8 in the league with 44.6 per game. That compares with Utah’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah is the NBA’s No. 28-ranked team at 4.29 per game, while the Nuggets rate No. 9 with 8.4 per contest.
Denver at Los Angeles, Wednesday, November 13th
Utah at Charlotte, Wednesday, November 13th