Nuggets vs Wizards Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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The Denver Nuggets (48-24) are nine-point favorites against the Washington Wizards (32-40) on March 22, 2023 at Capital One Arena. The Wizards are struggling right now, having lost three in a row and going 2-8 during their past 10 games. The matchup’s over/under is 225.

How to bet Nuggets vs. Wizards

Denver Nuggets vs. Washington Wizards Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with bookmakers listing the Nuggets as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -379 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +301 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 225 points.

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Nuggets vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 22, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Nuggets vs. Wizards Betting Trends

The Nuggets have 38 wins against the spread in 72 games this year. Denver has come away with 40 wins in the 55 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Nuggets games this year have gone over the total in 35 out of 72 opportunities (48.6%).

The Wizards have 32 wins against the spread in 72 games this year. Washington has put together a 16-30 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 34.8% of those games). Wizards games this season have gone over the total in 35 of 72 opportunities (48.6%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Nuggets Leaders
Nikola Jokic 64 24.7 11.9 9.9 1.2 0.7 0.8
Jamal Murray 58 20.1 3.9 6.1 1 0.2 2.6
Michael Porter Jr. 55 17.2 5.4 1.1 0.6 0.5 3
Aaron Gordon 60 16.6 6.6 2.9 0.8 0.8 0.9
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 69 11.1 2.7 2.5 1.5 0.4 1.8


Wizards Leaders
Bradley Beal 50 23.2 3.9 5.4 0.9 0.7 1.6
Kristaps Porzingis 61 22.9 8.4 2.6 0.9 1.6 2.1
Monte Morris 58 10.3 3.4 5.2 0.7 0.2 1.3
Corey Kispert 64 9.9 2.8 1.2 0.5 0.1 2
Deni Avdija 70 8.6 6.3 2.5 0.8 0.4 0.9
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Nuggets: None

Wizards: Kyle Kuzma: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets

With 116.6 points per game on offense, Denver is seventh in the NBA. Defensively, it surrenders 112.9 points per contest, which ranks 12th in the league. The Nuggets are putting up 120.6 points per game in home games. In away games, they are averaging 112.7 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Nuggets have been putting up 114.7 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 116.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Denver ranks best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 38.8%. It ranks 15th in the league by draining 12.1 treys per contest. Of the shots attempted by the Nuggets in 2022-23, 64% of them have been two-pointers (72.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 36% have been three-pointers (27.5%).

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What you need to know about the Washington Wizards

With 112.8 points scored per game and 113.6 points conceded, Washington is 22nd in the NBA offensively and 16th defensively. At home, the Wizards average 113.4 points per game. Away, they average 112.3. In their previous 10 games, the Wizards are putting up 110 points per game, compared to their season average of 112.8.

In 2022-23, Washington is 21st in the league in 3-point makes (11.2 per game) and 18th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). In 2022-23, the Wizards have attempted 36.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 26.7% of the Wizards’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 73.3% have been 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Nuggets, and we expect that Wizards will cover the spread (Nuggets -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 225 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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