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Dec 3, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

Toronto Raptors vs Denver Nuggets Odds

4-13TEAM RECORD8-9

The Denver Nuggets host Toronto on Monday, looking to build on their 8-9 mark against the 4-13 Raptors in NBA action at Pepsi Center.

Supporters of the Raptors have seen them go 4-13 and 8-9 ATS so far this season, while the Nuggets are at 8-9 and 10-7 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Nuggets are 9-8, while the Raptors are 9-8.

View Toronto vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Nuggets as 9-point favorites in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 204.5 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Nuggets, currently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Raptors, who rate No. 26 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 99-94 victory for the Nuggets.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 99.9 PPG, against a Raptors defense that ranks No. 26 at 101.2 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 45.6% so far, more than the Raptors shooters have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.

Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 21-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.8 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Toronto was a 101-97 winner at home against the Suns. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (198) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Toronto earned a 101-97 victory over Phoenix on Friday, getting 23 points from DeMar DeRozan at Air Canada Centre.

In their last action, Denver was a 122-103 loser on the road against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (225) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Denver got 19 points from Danilo Gallinari but lost anyway 122-103 against the Lakers on Friday at STAPLES Center.

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Sacramento are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Raptors at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
Denver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Toronto
Denver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Sacramento, Wednesday, December 5
Denver at Atlanta, Wednesday, December 5

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