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NBA Betting Pick - Denver Nuggets -6 Point Underdogs vs Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz will hit the floor running against the visiting Denver Nuggets on Friday, looking to bolster their record and bolster betting bankrolls in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Denver Nuggets listed as 6-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 196.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 105-96 result in favor of the Nuggets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Utah Jazz currently sport a record of 10-14, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-10-1 ATS. The Denver Nuggets are 11-14 and 12-11-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Jazz post a 9-15 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Nuggets have gone 14-11 against the total number of points scored. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Utah vs Denver injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Utah Jazz and the No. 22-ranked Denver Nuggets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Utah's No. 25-ranked offense averaging 96.96 PPG, against a Denver Nuggets defense that ranks No. 21 at 102.6 PPG. The Utah Jazz field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, more than the Denver Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 43.24% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Denver got 19 points from Kenneth Faried en route to a 112-100 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Center.

The Jazz endured a 104-94 loss at the hands of the Pelicans on Wednesday, despite a 22-point effort from Derrick Favors at EnergySolutions Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Denver is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games
  • Denver is 10-4-1 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Utah is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Utah is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Utah's last 5 games
  • Utah is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver home to New Orleans, Sunday, December 20th
Utah home to Phoenix, Monday, December 21st