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Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12-1-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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

When: December 1, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Orlando Magic 12/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -9 (-111) 217.5 o (-110) -500
Orlando Magic +9 (-111) 217.5 u (-110) +375
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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

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 5 games.
Denver are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Denver are 7-1-2 ATS in their last 10 games against Orlando.
Nuggets are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games against Orlando.
Denver are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Denver are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Orlando.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 8 games this season.
Denver are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Orlando Magic

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando’s last 5 games.
Orlando are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
Magic are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games at home.
Orlando are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Orlando’s last 6 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Orlando’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Orlando are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Orlando are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in December.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Austin Rivers SG COVID-19 is out indefinitely
JaMychal Green PF Elbow is “?” Wednesday vs Orlando
Jamal Murray PG Knee is out indefinitely
PJ Dozier PG Knee is out for season
Michael Porter Jr. SF Back is out for season
Bones Hyland PG COVID-19 is out indefinitely

Orlando Magic

E’Twaun Moore SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Denver
Michael Carter-Williams PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Denver
Jonathan Isaac PF Knee is out indefinitely
Markelle Fultz PG Knee is out indefinitely
Cole Anthony PG Ankle is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Denver
Jalen Suggs PG Thumb is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Orlando Magic
8-12-2 Against the Spread 9-13-0
9-11-2 Straight Up 10-12-2
104 Points per Game 100
104 Points Allowed per Game 111
46.02 Offensive FG% 41.17
75 Offensive FT% 74.76
33.47 Offensive 3PT% 32.23
46.44 Defensive FG% 45.6
75.14 Defensive FT% 73.83
33.63 Defensive 3PT% 34.95

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