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Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 12/6/19 NBA Previews and Prediction

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Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 12-6-19 NBA Previews and Prediction

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 12/6/19NBA betting picks are up and running as this important matchup is all set to take place between Denver Nuggets and Boston Celtics. Both these teams have already come a long way to hold their impressive 2nd position in conference play. The Nuggets are at the 2nd spot in the Western Conference play with an impressive 14-5 record on the season. Whereas, the Celtics are holding the 2nd spot in the Eastern Conference play with a 15-5 record on the season. It’s time to jump into the details of this game as Denver takes to the road to meet Boston.

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 12/6/19

When: December 6, 2019, 8:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusets
TV: ESPN
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 12/6/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets +3.5 (-110) 204 o (-110) +130

Boston Celtics
-3.5 (-110) 204 u (-110) -150
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Denver Nuggets Betting

Denver Nuggets will be playing their 2nd road game and this is not going to be an easy one. The Nuggets enter this game with a losing record after their match against the New York Knicks last night. The Knicks scored 105 points and restricted the Nuggets to 96. It came as a surprise for all Denver fans when they lost against a weaker team like the Knicks. The Nuggets will try to bounce back, but will they take out the Celtics at their home turf is yet to be answered.

Players to watch: J. Murray PG (19 GP 19 GS 32.7 MIN 18.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.7 DR 4.5 REB 4.8 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.4 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 17.83 PER), N. Jokic C (19 GP 19 GS 30.8 MIN 14.9 PTS 2.1 OR 8 DR 10.1 REB 6.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 3.3 PF 2.4 AST/TO 18.81 PER), W. Barton SG (17 GP 17 GS 32.6 MIN 14.9 PTS 1.7 OR 5.2 DR 6.9 REB 3.4 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 2.2 PF 2.5 AST/TO 16.55 PER).

Boston Celtics Betting

Celtics have been holding their 2nd spot for a long time. Boston will take this game seriously since they cannot allow Miami or Toronto to get past them. In their last outing, Boston Celtics defeated Miami Heat with a final score of 112-93. It turns out that the Celtics are stronger than what they portrayed. Playing against Denver might not be easy for Boston, but they will win this game at home.

Players to watch: K. Walker PG (19 GP 19 GS 32.3 MIN 21.9 PTS 1.1 OR 3.6 DR 4.7 REB 5.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.4 AST/TO 21.63 PER), J. Tatum PF (20 GP 20 GS 34.6 MIN 21 PTS 1.4 OR 5.7 DR 7 REB 2.8 AST 1.5 STL 0.8 BLK 2.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 16.92 PER), J. Brown SG (17 GP 17 GS 33.5 MIN 19.9 PTS 1.2 OR 5.8 DR 6.9 REB 1.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 3.1 PF 1.2 AST/TO 18.68 PER).

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics 12/6/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Denver’s last 14 games.
Denver is 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
Denver is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Boston.
Nuggets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Denver is 4-16 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Denver’s last 17 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
Denver is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

Boston Celtics

Boston is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 10 games.
Boston is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Celtics are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Boston is 16-4 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Denver.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference.
Boston is 12-6 ATS in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston’s last 8 games played in December.
Boston is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

No Injuries

Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward SF Hand is out indefinitely
Marcus Smart PG Illness is upgraded to probable Friday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Boston Celtics
49-47 Against the Spread 43-46
44-52 Straight Up 49-40
110 Points per Game 111
106 Points Allowed per Game 107
44.46 Offensive FG% 44.12
74.53 Offensive FT% 80
34.46 Offensive 3PT% 34.55
43 Defensive FG% 43.3
74.22 Defensive FT% 74.01
30.82 Defensive 3PT% 34.02

Denver Nuggets vs Boston Celtics Betting Picks

Denver Nuggets are coming-off an unexpected loss and they are tired of traveling as they enter this game. On the other hand, the Boston Celtics have been better than the Nuggets. NBA odds today are in favor of the Celtics.

Moneyline: The Nuggets are holding a money line of +130 in this game and the Celtics are holding a money line of -150.

ATS: The Nuggets have an ATS of +3.5 and the Celtics have an ATS of -3.5.

TOTALs: The total has gone over 204 for Denver and under 204 for Boston.

Score Prediction: 109 – 100 Boston