Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021 – The Denver Nuggets are on their NBA Eastern Conference road trip and they will be encountering the Orlando Magic for their next matchup this coming Wednesday, December 1. The game happens inside the halls of the Amway Center located in Orlando, Florida. Bally Sports Florida will be putting the game live on television at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the online live stream can be accessed through an NBA League Pass subscription. The Orlando Magic has been struggling to keep things afloat and they are the underdogs in NBA game odds even in their homecourt against the Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021
Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets were on a six-game losing streak and they stopped the bleeding with their interesting matchup against the Miami Heat, 120-111. This team improved to an even record of 10-10 and they are still half a game below the Los Angeles Lakers and tied with the Portland Trail Blazers. This team is glad to get reigning league MVP Nikola Jokic with 24 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists. He got good help from Aaron Gordon who reached 20 points along with five assists and four rebounds. Nah’Shon Hyland was the biggest surprise for the Nuggets as he came off with 19 points off the bench.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 15 GP 15 GS 32.4 MIN 26.2 PTS 2.7 OR 10.9 DR 13.7 REB 6.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.9 BLK 3.1 TO 2.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 35.57 PER
W. Barton SF 18 GP 18 GS 33.6 MIN 16.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4.7 DR 5.3 REB 4.3 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.8 TO 1.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 16.70 PER
A. Gordon PF 20 GP 20 GS 31.8 MIN 13.9 PTS 2 OR 4.1 DR 6.1 REB 2.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 2.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 16.54 PER.
Orlando Magic Betting
The Orlando Magic is now on a seven-game losing streak and they have only won once in their last ten games. They find themselves now at the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 4-18 and half a game below the Detroit Pistons. The Philadelphia 76ers were their most recent opponents and lost by only five points, 96-101. Rookie Franz Wagner led the team in scoring with 27 points along with six rebounds and five assists. Gary Harris has been starting since Cole Anthony is injured and he had 16 points while Jalen Suggs had 17.
Players to Watch: C. Anthony PG 16 GP 16 GS 34.1 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.6 OR 6.2 DR 6.8 REB 5.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 2.6 PF 2 AST/TO 17.62 PER
F. Wagner SF 22 GP 22 GS 31.5 MIN 13.4 PTS 1.3 OR 3 DR 4.4 REB 2.4 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.1 TO 2.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 13.15 PER
W. Carter Jr. C 22 GP 22 GS 28.5 MIN 13 PTS 2.1 OR 7.5 DR 9.6 REB 2.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.3 TO 2.6 PF 1.7 AST/TO 18.62 PER.
Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021 Betting Numbers
Denver are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando’s last 5 games.
Austin Rivers SG COVID-19 is out indefinitely
E’Twaun Moore SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Denver
Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic Betting Picks
The Denver Nuggets are looking to bounce back after losing Nikola Jokic for a couple of weeks. They are expected in the top online sportsbook to dominate the Orlando Magic even in their home court.
Moneyline: The Nuggets as the heavily favored team is -500 on the ML while the Magic are +375 if they pull an upset win.
ATS: A very wide nine points separate both teams across the spread with the Nuggets sitting on the -9 while the Magic are on the far side with +9.
TOTALs: It is 217.5 points on the total for this game with the Magic the team under and the Nuggets are over.
Score Prediction: 112 – 103, Nuggets