Bobcats Try To Snap Losing Streak Against Nuggets

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The Charlotte Bobcats will be on the road this Saturday night, December 22, as they head to the mile high city for a betting matchup against the Denver Nuggets that is set to take place at the Pepsi Center, with tip off schedule for 9:05 PM EST. The Oddsmakers have set the line to the advantage of the home team in this contest, listing the Nuggets as a hefty -16 1/2 point favorite, while posting the over/under total at 209 points. The Bobcats enter this matchup having lost an amazing 14 games in a row and as a result sit with just 7 straight up wins and 19 losses on the season. Against the spread, on the road, they have covered four games, while dropping seven and as an underdog, they have produced a 9-13 ATS record. The Nuggets have a mediocre record with 14 wins and 13 losses through 27 games played so far this season. At home, against the spread, the Nuggets are a stellar 6-2 and when listed as the favorite, they are 10-7. Denver is the 7th highest scoring team in the league, averaging 101.7 points scored per game. Betting Trends The Bobcats are only 2-5 ATS in their last seven games played on a Saturday and 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall. They have gone over the posted total in four of their last five games played overall. The Nuggets are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games played on a Saturday and 32-14 against the spread in their last 46 games versus teams in the Eastern Conference. Denver has gone over the posted total in 9 of their last 13 games played overall. Prediction It’s a big number, but I believe Denver is more than capable of beating the lowly Bobcats in blowout fashion. Nuggets -16 1/2 Follow us on Twitter @ bballbet PJ Laferla is a practicing freelance writer, professional handicapper, and the founder of SportsInput.com. If you are interested in hiring PJ Laferla for freelance writing or for winning picks against the spread, please submit all inquires to PJ@sportsinput.com.