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Toronto Raptors vs Denver Nuggets in NBA odds tilt

Denver Nuggets Toronto Raptors
9-6 December 01, 2013, 01:00 | Air Canada Centre 6-9



Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Sunday when the Raptors try to run the Nuggets off the court at Air Canada Centre in pro hoops action.

The Raptors sport a record of 6-9 and 7-8 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Nuggets sit at 9-6 and 8-7 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-7 for the Raptors and 8-7 for the Nuggets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Denver Nuggets vs Toronto Raptors Odds and Stats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 8-rated Nuggets taking on the No. 6-rated Raptors in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 94-93 win for the Nuggets on Sunday.

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Last time out for Denver, they were a 97-95 winner as they battled the Knicks at home. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Denver got 22 points from Ty Lawson en route to a 97-95 victory over New York on Friday at Pepsi Center.

The Raptors were a 90-83 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (173) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Raptors wasted a 25-point performance from DeMar DeRozan as Miami ran past them 90-83 on Friday at Air Canada Centre.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 96.87 PPG, against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 28 at 102.93 PPG. The Raptors field goal percentage has averaged 42.13% so far, less than the Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 45.28% per game.

A few Nuggets at Raptors trends to consider:
Denver is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
Denver is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 9 games
Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Denver at New Jersey, Tuesday, December 3rd
Toronto at Golden State, Tuesday, December 3rd