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Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/19/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2-19-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/19/2021 – Cleveland Cavaliers will remain at home to host Denver Nuggets from Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio. The Nuggets have secured the eighth position in the Western Conference play and they are trailing the Golden State Warriors. Moving onto the Cavaliers, they have considered one of the worst teams in the Eastern Conference play as they are holding the 14th position. The Cavaliers are trailing the Wizards in the 13th spot. The betting line on NBA games is already out as the Nuggets look forward to taking on the Cavs at their home turf.

Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/19/2021

When: Friday, February 19, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio
TV: Altitude Sports
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/19/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -8 (-111) 220.5 o (-110) -350
Cleveland Cavaliers +8 (-111) 220.5 u (-110) +285
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Denver Nuggets Betting

Denver Nuggets are holding a 15-13 record on the season and they are two games ahead of the .500 mark. The Nuggets will enter this game with a two-game losing streak and they look forward to rebounding. Denver lost against the Washington Wizards with a final score of 130-128. It was a close call, but the Nuggets failed to prevent the Wizards from scoring. Denver has a decent scoring offense that is touching close to 116 points per game. The good news is that their scoring offense is tied at the sixth spot this season.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 28 GP 28 GS 35.9 MIN 27.4 PTS 3 OR 8.2 DR 11.1 REB 8.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 3.4 TO 3.1 PF 2.5 AST/TO 31.48 PER

J. Murray PG 26 GP 26 GS 34.9 MIN 19.4 PTS 0.7 OR 3.6 DR 4.3 REB 4.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 15.85 PER

M. Porter Jr. SF 18 GP 11 GS 27 MIN 13.7 PTS 1.2 OR 4.9 DR 6.1 REB 1.1 AST 1.1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.1 TO 2.3 PF 1 AST/TO 17.39 PER.

Cleveland Cavaliers Betting

The Cleveland Cavaliers will enter this game holding a terrible 10-19 overall record. Cleveland is a struggling team and they are way too weak to get past their opponents. The Cavs will enter this game riding a terrible eight-game losing streak. In their last outing, they were smashed by the Golden State Warriors with a final score of 129-98. Cleveland has Collin Sexton as their key player and their leader in scoring with close to 23 points per game. The Cavaliers defense is surrendering 113 points to opponents.

Players to watch: C. Sexton PG 24 GP 24 GS 35.3 MIN 22.8 PTS 0.8 OR 1.8 DR 2.5 REB 4.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.5 TO 2.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.38 PER

A. Drummond C 25 GP 25 GS 28.9 MIN 17.5 PTS 4 OR 9.4 DR 13.5 REB 2.6 AST 1.6 STL 1.2 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 0.8 AST/TO 20.94 PER

D. Garland PG 21 GP 18 GS 32.3 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.5 OR 1.8 DR 2.2 REB 5.3 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 2.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 13 PER.

Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2/19/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Denver’s last 14 games.
Denver are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Denver are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games played in February.
Denver are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games played on a Friday.

Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland are 0-10 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Cleveland are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against Denver.
Cleveland are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Cleveland are 0-11 ATS in their last 11 games this season.
Cavaliers are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Cleveland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games played in February.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland’s last 15 games played on a Friday.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Cleveland
Will Barton SG Personal is “?” Friday vs Cleveland
Gary Harris SG Undisclosed is OUT Friday vs Cleveland
PJ Dozier PG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Cleveland
Greg Whittington PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Cleveland

Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love PF Calf is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
Andre Drummond C Possible Trade is out indefinitely
Matthew Dellavedova PG Concussion is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver
Larry Nance Jr. PF Finger is out indefinitely
Taurean Prince SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Cleveland Cavaliers
12-16-0 Against the Spread 10-19-0
20-8-0 Straight Up 13-15-1
115 Points per Game 104
112 Points Allowed per Game 113
47.99 Offensive FG% 44.76
77.62 Offensive FT% 71.83
37.82 Offensive 3PT% 33.72
47.24 Defensive FG% 48.1
76.48 Defensive FT% 77.2
36.56 Defensive 3PT% 40.06

Denver Nuggets vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks

A straight bet is out here for the Denver Nuggets to win this game and cover the spread. The Cavaliers are too weak despite having good players on their team. Back Denver to outscore the Cavs with ease and get those extra points.

Moneyline: The ML allocated for the Nuggets in this game is -350 and the ML allocated for the Cavaliers is +285.

ATS: A spread of -8 (-111) is out for Denver and a spread of +8 (-111) is out for the Cavaliers.

TOTALs: Look for the total to go over 220.5 (-110) for Denver and look for the total to go under 220.5 (-110) for the Cavaliers.

Score Prediction: 119 – 108 Nuggets