The Toronto Raptors (32-36) square off against the Denver Nuggets (46-22) as slight, 1-point favorites on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET on NBA. The over/under in the matchup is set at 227.
How to bet Raptors vs. Nuggets
Toronto Raptors vs. Denver Nuggets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -113 odds to pick up the win, while the Nuggets are listed at -106 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 227 points.
Raptors vs. Nuggets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Toronto, Ontario
- Arena: Scotiabank Arena
Raptors vs. Nuggets Betting Trends
In the Raptors’ 68 games this season, they have 32 wins against the spread. Toronto has won 23, or 57.5%, of the 40 contests in which it was the favorite this year. The Raptors have eclipsed the over/under in 52.9% of their opportunities this year (36 times over 68 games with a set point total).
The Nuggets are 36-30-2 against the spread this season. Denver has been the underdog on the moneyline 16 total times this season. Denver has gone 8-8 in those games. Nuggets games this season have gone over the total in 34 of 68 opportunities (50%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Gary Trent Jr.||59||17.7||2.6||1.6||1.6||0.2||2.6|
|Michael Porter Jr.||51||17.1||5.3||1||0.6||0.5||2.9|
Raptors: Otto Porter: Out (Foot), Dalano Banton: Doubtful (Thumb)
Nuggets: Reggie Jackson: Probable (Oblique), Jamal Murray: Questionable (Injury Management), Vlatko Cancar: Probable (Wrist), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Shoulder)
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
Toronto is averaging 112.4 points per game (23rd-ranked in NBA) this year, while surrendering 112.2 points per contest (seventh-ranked). At home, the Raptors are posting 1.9 more points per game (113.4) than they are in away games (111.5). The Raptors’ offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, putting up 107.9 points a contest compared to the 112.4 they’ve averaged this season.
Toronto, who is 22nd in the league with 10.8 made threes per game, is shooting just 33.7% from three-point land, which is third-worst in the NBA. So far this season, the Raptors have taken 64.7% two-pointers, accounting for 73.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35.3% from beyond the arc (26.1% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets
Offensively Denver is the seventh-ranked team in the NBA (116.9 points per game). On defense it is 12th (113 points allowed per game). At home, the Nuggets score 120.6 points per game. Away, they average 112.8. The Nuggets are putting up 116.1 points per contest in their previous 10 games, which is 0.8 fewer points than their average for the season (116.9).
Denver is 15th in the league in 3-pointers made (12.2 per game) and best in 3-point percentage (38.9%). In 2022-23, the Nuggets have attempted 36.3% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 63.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.8% of the Nuggets’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 72.2% have been 2-pointers.
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