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.
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.
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
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