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Nuggets vs Kings Betting Matchup Report

Sacramento Kings Denver Nuggets
19-36 February 23, 2014, 08:00 | Pepsi Center 25-29



The Nuggets hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Sunday as the Kings pay a visit to Pepsi Center in NBA betting action.

Denver battles the Kings, currently with a 19-36 mark (24-29-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 27-27 for the Nuggets and 28-26-1 for the Kings. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Sacramento Kings vs Denver Nuggets Odds and Stats.

The Kings were listed as 3.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 209.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

This game matches up the No. 16 (Nuggets) and the No. 18 (Kings) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 94-93 result in favor of the Nuggets is predicted by handicapping models.

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The Kings were a 105-98 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (203) made winners of OVER bettors. Rudy Gay scored 22 points leading the Kings to a 105-98 victory over Boston at Sleep Train Arena on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 102.81 PPG, against a Kings defense that ranks No. 26 at 103.38 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 44.68% so far, less than the Kings shooters have achieved on the year, 44.71% per game.

Next up:
Sacramento home to Houston, Tuesday, February 25th
Denver home to Portland, Tuesday, February 25th