The Denver Nuggets (47-24) visit the Brooklyn Nets (39-31) at Barclays Center, beginning at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, March 19, 2023. The Nets are just 2.5-point underdogs in the game. A 228-point over/under has been set in the matchup.
How to bet Nuggets vs. Nets
Denver Nuggets vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Nuggets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -139 odds to pick up the win, while the Nets are listed at +118 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 228 points.
Nuggets vs. Nets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, March 19, 2023
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: YES
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Arena: Barclays Center
Nuggets vs. Nets Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Nuggets are 37-32-2 this season. Denver has won 39, or 72.2%, of the 54 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Nuggets games this year have hit the over 35 times in 70 opportunities (50%).
The Nets have played 70 games, with 38 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has won 12 of the 31 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (38.7%). Nets games this year have hit the over 44.3% of the time (31 out of 70 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Nets: Ben Simmons: Out (Back/Knee)
What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets
Denver is scoring 116.8 points per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) this season, while giving up 113.0 points per contest (13th-ranked). Offensively the Nuggets have fared better when playing at home this season, posting 120.6 points per game, compared to 112.8 per game on the road. On offense, the Nuggets have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 117.3 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 116.8 they’ve put up over the course of this season.
Denver ranks second-best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38.6%. It ranks 15th in the league by making 12.1 three-pointers per contest. The Nuggets have taken 63.9% two-pointers and 36.1% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s buckets, 72.5% are two-pointers and 27.5% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
In 2022-23, Brooklyn is 18th in the NBA offensively (113.5 points scored per game) and 12th defensively (112.9 points conceded). The Nets are scoring more points at home (113.8 per game) than on the road (113.2). Over their previous 10 games, the Nets are averaging 111.9 points per contest, compared to their season average of 113.5.
In 2022-23 Brooklyn is ninth in the league in 3-point makes (12.8 per game) and fourth-best in 3-point percentage (38.3%). The Nets attempt 60.6% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 39.4% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 69.2% of the Nets’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 30.8% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Nuggets, and we predict that Nets will cover the spread (Nuggets -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 228 points.
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