Nuggets vs Kings Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, December 27, 2022

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The Denver Nuggets (21-11) visit the Sacramento Kings (17-14), with the matchup starting at 10:00 PM ET from Golden 1 Center on Tuesday, December 27, 2022. The Nuggets are 4-point favorites in the game. The over/under is 237.5 points for this matchup.

How to bet Nuggets vs. Kings

Denver Nuggets vs. Sacramento Kings Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with sportsbooks listing the Nuggets as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -173 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +146 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 237.5 points.

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Nuggets vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, December 27, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Arena: Golden 1 Center

Nuggets vs. Kings Betting Trends

The Nuggets have played 32 games, with 15 wins against the spread. Denver has won 17, or 68%, of the 25 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Nuggets games this year have hit the over 48.4% of the time (15 out of 31 games with a set point total).

The Kings are 19-12-0 against the spread this season. Sacramento has gone 6-10 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 37.5% of those games). Kings games this season have hit the over 14 times in 31 opportunities (45.2%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Nuggets

Nuggets Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nikola Jokic 29 25.4 11 9.4 1.5 0.7 0.8
Jamal Murray 27 18.1 3.9 5.6 0.9 0.2 2
Aaron Gordon 29 17.5 6.7 2.1 0.9 0.8 1
Michael Porter Jr. 18 16 6.1 1.2 0.7 0.4 2.7
Nah’Shon Hyland 24 13 2.1 3 0.7 0.3 2.4

Kings

Kings Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
De’Aaron Fox 28 23.2 5 5.5 1 0.4 1.7
Domantas Sabonis 31 17.9 12.4 6.7 0.8 0.5 0.5
Kevin Huerter 30 15.3 3.2 3 1.1 0.3 2.9
Malik Monk 31 14.3 2.3 4 0.6 0.1 1.9
Harrison Barnes 31 13.9 5.4 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.2
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Nuggets vs. Kings Injury Report

Kings: Domantas Sabonis: Questionable (Thumb)

What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets

Denver is putting up 116 points per game (sixth-ranked in NBA) this season, while giving up 114.1 points per contest (17th-ranked). Offensively the Nuggets have fared better at home this season, putting up 118.5 points per game, compared to 113.7 per game on the road. The Nuggets have been scoring 117.8 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly higher than the 116 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Denver is making 11.6 treys per game this season (15th-ranked in NBA), and it sports a 38.8% three-point percentage (second-best). The Nuggets have taken 65.3% two-pointers and 34.7% from beyond the arc this season. Of the team’s buckets, 73.3% are two-pointers and 26.7% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings

In 2022-23, Sacramento is second-best in the league offensively (118.1 points scored per game) and ranked 23rd defensively (116.2 points allowed). At home, the Kings score 122.9 points per game. Away, they average 113.7. The Kings have performed worse offensively over their past 10 games, putting up 114.1 points per contest, four fewer points their than season average of 118.1.

In 2022-23, Sacramento is sixth in the NBA in 3-point makes (13.4 per game) and 15th in 3-point percentage (35.5%). In 2022-23, the Kings have taken 56.9% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 43.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 68.5% of the Kings’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 31.5% have been 3-pointers.

Nuggets vs. Kings Predictions and Pick

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