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NBA odds preview - Nuggets vs. Wizards

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Jan 20, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards Odds

10-5TEAM RECORD2-12

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Nuggets travelling to Washington Friday to face the Wizards on Friday.

Supporters of the Nuggets have seen them go 10-5 and 11-4 ATS so far this season, while the Wizards are at 2-12 and 4-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Wizards are 5-9, while the Nuggets are 8-7.

View Denver vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 7-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 203 at most shops.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wizards sit at No. 30 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Nuggets are at No. 15 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Nuggets will win this game 103-86.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 87.6 PPG, against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 26 at 98.8 PPG. The Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 40.8% so far, less than the Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 48.3% per game.

Defensively, the Nuggets feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 100.6 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.

Denver won its last outing, a 108-104 result against the 76ers on January 18. The Nuggets covered in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 212 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Nuggets got a 28-point performance from Andre Miller, who added 10 assists as Denver ran past Philadelphia 108-104 on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.

Washington won its last outing, a 105-102 result against the Thunder on January 18. The Wizards covered in that game as a 10.5-point underdog, while the 207 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Wizards got a 25-point performance from John Wall as Washington ran past Oklahoma City 105-102 on Wednesday at Verizon Center.

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Oklahoma City are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

A few Nuggets at Wizards trends to consider:
Denver is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Washington
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Denver's last 16 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 15 games

Next up:
Denver at New York, Saturday, January 21
Washington home to Boston, Sunday, January 22

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