Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers Online NBA Betting Picks
Posted by: Mike Davis
The 2019 online NBA betting season continues this Friday night with an enticing Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers contest. The Nuggets are one of the top dogs out of the Western Conference and will be looking to make quick work of the 76ers, who have lost two in a row. Philly on the other hand, will be vying for a solid rebound at home. So which team are tonight’s NBA sports betting odds pegging as the favorite?
Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers – Friday, February 8th
When: 7:00 pm ET
Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Stream: Watch ESPN, NBA League Pass
Online NBA Betting Odds:
The Nuggets tumble into this Friday night match sporting a 37-17 record that ranks them No. 1 in the Northwest Division. But in the Western Conference, Denver is beat out by the Golden State Warriors for the top spot in the conference. Currently a game and a half behind Golden State, Denver could bridge that gap with a lengthy win streak. Unfortunately the club has been unable to deliver on that type of performance. Instead, they enter tonight’s contest riding a 2 game losing streak. This has surprisingly led to the online NBA betting odds pegging Denver as the underdog on the road. All in all this is a bit surprising since Denver enter this matchup with a defense that gives up 107.1 per game, whereas the 76ers are giving up 112.1.
Players to Watch: Nikola Jokic (20.2 ppg, 10.5 rpg, 7.7 apg), Jamal Murray (18.5 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 5.0 apg), and Gary Harris (14.8 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.7 apg).
The 76ers are 2-3 in their last 5 and have fallen to 34-20 on the year. This ranks them 3rd overall in the Atlantic but 5th in the Eastern Conference. Although they would like to rank higher in the conference, Philly is currently 6 ½ games behind the conference leading Bucks. And since they’ve’ built up a 6 game lead over the 6th ranked New Jersey Nets, it’s safe to say that Philly isn’t exactly worried at the moment. That doesn’t mean they’re guaranteed to defeat Denver this evening however. They may have gotten the best of them 6-4 in the last 10, but Denver is a new animal this season. Albeit, it seems like that animal is stuck in a rut at the moment.
Players to Watch: Joel Embiid (27.4 ppg, 13.5 rpg, 3.6 apg), Jimmy Butler (18.9 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 3.8 apg), and JJ Redick (18.3 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 2.8 apg).
Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers Betting Predictions
Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Denver Nuggets vs. Philadelphia 76ers matchup? All things considered, those underdog odds on Denver are too hard to pass up. Take them straight up or against the spread. You’ll find the best value in sticking to the money line here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 135-129 Denver.