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Denver Nuggets vs Toronto Raptors Odds
Denver travels to Toronto on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 33-19 mark with a victory over the Raptors.
The Raptors bring a 19-32 record (27-23-1 ATS) to the battle against the 33-19 Nuggets, who are 31-21 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Toronto go 26-25 so far and the Nuggets go 31-21. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 5-rated Nuggets taking on the No. 24-rated Raptors in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 105-99 win for the Nuggets on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Toronto's No. 28-rated squad against Denver's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Toronto rates No. 10 in the league with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 21 with 6.5 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nuggets own the league's No. 23-rated mark, allowing 102.7 points per game when playing on the road. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring on their home court.
Denver lost its last outing, a 118-114 result against the Celtics on February 10. The Nuggets failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 232 combined points took the game OVER the total. Ty Lawson scored 29 points for Denver on Sunday, but the Celtics managed a 118-114 victory over the Nuggets at TD Garden.
Toronto won its last outing, a 102-89 result against the Hornets on February 10. The Raptors covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 191 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Raptors grabbed a 102-89 win over the Hornets on Sunday, behind a 20-point effort from Rudy Gay at Air Canada Centre.
Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Boston are 7-3
After a loss are 9-1
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 4-6
After playing New Orleans are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Nuggets at Raptors trends to consider:
Denver is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Toronto
Denver is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver's last 8 games
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Denver
Toronto is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
Denver at Brooklyn, Wednesday, February 13
Toronto at New York, Wednesday, February 13