A game featuring one of the NBA’s hottest squads will see the Denver Nuggets (45-19, 8-2 over their last 10) play the Toronto Raptors (32-33) at Ball Arena on March 6, 2023. The Nuggets are six-point favorites. The over/under is set at 229 points for this matchup.
How to bet Nuggets vs. Raptors
Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with bookmakers listing the Nuggets as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -245 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +198 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229 points.
Nuggets vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 6, 2023
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ALT
- Location: Denver, Colorado
- Arena: Ball Arena
Nuggets vs. Raptors Betting Trends
The Nuggets are 36-26-2 against the spread this season. Denver has been chosen as the favorite in 48 games this year and has walked away with the win 37 times (77.1%) in those games. The Nuggets have hit the over in 47.7% of their opportunities this year (31 times in 65 games with a set point total).
The Raptors have played 65 games, with 31 wins against the spread. Toronto has won 34.6% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (9-17). Raptors games this year have hit the over on 34 of 65 set point totals (52.3%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Michael Porter Jr.||47||17.2||5.5||1.0||0.7||0.5||3.0|
|Gary Trent Jr.||56||18.3||2.6||1.6||1.6||0.3||2.7|
Nuggets: Michael Porter: Probable (Illness), Thomas Bryant: Probable (Ankle), Vlatko Cancar: Questionable (Wrist), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Shoulder)
Raptors: Otto Porter: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets
Denver is surrendering 112.6 points per game this year (10th-ranked in NBA), but it has really thrived offensively, putting up 117.1 points per contest (fifth-best). Offensively the Nuggets have performed better when playing at home this year, posting 121.4 points per game, compared to 112.6 per game away from home. The Nuggets have seen an uptick in scoring recently, putting up 118.8 points per game in their last 10 outings, 1.7 points more than the 117.1 they’ve scored this year.
Denver is making 12.1 three-pointers per game this year (15th-ranked in NBA), and it owns a 38.9% three-point percentage (best). When it comes to shot breakdown, the Nuggets have taken 63.9% two-pointers (accounting for 72.4% of the team’s baskets) and 36.1% threes (27.6%).
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
In 2022-23, Toronto is 23rd in the league offensively (112.6 points scored per game) and sixth defensively (112.0 points conceded). At home, the Raptors average 113.4 points per game. On the road, they score 111.8. The Raptors are posting 110.1 points per contest over their past 10 games, which is 2.5 fewer points than their average for the season (112.6).
In 2022-23 Toronto is 22nd in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.8 per game) and fourth-worst in 3-point percentage (33.5%). In 2022-23, the Raptors have attempted 35.4% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 64.6% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.1% of the Raptors’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 73.9% have been 2-pointers.
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