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Nets visit Nuggets in NBA clash

New Jersey NetsDenver Nuggets
Jan 11, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

New Jersey Nets vs Denver Nuggets Odds


The Nuggets will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Nets tip off at Pepsi Center on Wednesday in NBA play.

The Nuggets sport records of 6-4 and 8-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Nets sit at 2-8 and 4-6 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-6 for the Nuggets and 5-5 for the Nets.

View New Jersey vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Nuggets sat as 12.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 195.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nuggets rated this week at No. 5 and the Nets sitting at No. 28. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 101-85 result in favor of the Nuggets today.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Denver's No. 2-ranked offense (101.7 PPG) against a Nets defense that ranks No. 26 at 97.6 PPG. The Nuggets have averaged 47.7% from the field per game, more than the Nets have managed so far this season (39% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nets own the league's No. 6-rated mark, allowing 92.5 points per game when on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in home scoring.

New Jersey lost its last outing, a 106-101 result against the Hawks on January 9. The Nets covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 207 combined points took the game OVER the total. New Jersey got 20 points from Anthony Morrow but lost anyway 106-101 against the Hawks on Monday at Prudential Center.

Last time out for Denver, they were a 94-81 loser as they battled the Hornets at home. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 14-point favorite, while 175 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Denver suffered a 94-81 loss against New Orleans on Monday, getting 15 points from Danilo Gallinari in a losing effort at Pepsi Center.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Phoenix are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing New Orleans are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Nets at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 9 games when playing on the road against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Denver's last 7 games
Denver is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games at home
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey at Phoenix, Friday, January 13
Denver home to Miami, Friday, January 13