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Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards 1/4/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards 1-4-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards 1/4/2020 – On Saturday, Denver Nuggets will travel to Washington and play against the Wizards from Capital One Arena in a non-conference game. The Nuggets secured the 2nd spot and are 24-10 in the Western Conference play. Washington Wizards are sitting at the 12th position with a 10-23 overall record and they won just six of their 19 conference games. Things have not gone well for Washington right from the start and now they need to play the second leading team in the Western Conference. The NBA betting picks are out and Denver seems to hold the key to this game.

Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards 1/4/2020

When: January 4, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards 1/4/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -10 (-108) 223.5 o (-110) -650

Washington Wizards
+10 (-108) 223.5 u (-110) +475
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Denver Nuggets Betting

Denver Nuggets were sitting at the 5th position at one point, but they managed to push their team forward and are now at the 2nd position. Nuggets is currently three games behind Los Angeles Lakers and they are one game ahead of Los Angeles Clippers. The Nuggets have battled hard to get to their spot and they won 14 of their 20 conference games. Denver has a decent team with great scoring potential and Washington Wizards are the least of their concern.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C (34 GP 34 GS 31 MIN 18.2 PTS 2.3 OR 7.5 DR 9.8 REB 6.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 3.1 PF 2.5 AST/TO 23.6 PER)

J. Murray PG (34 GP 34 GS 32.1 MIN 17.3 PTS 0.9 OR 3.4 DR 4.2 REB 4.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.8 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.78 PER)

W. Barton SG (32 GP 32 GS 33 MIN 14.6 PTS 1.7 OR 5.4 DR 7 REB 3.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 2.1 PF 2.6 AST/TO 16.42 PER).

Washington Wizards Betting

Washington Wizards lost against Orlando Magic in their last game after scoring just 101 points. The Wizards were too weak when they allowed Orlando to score 122 in return. The Wizards have experienced a struggle when it comes to scoring. The lone star for the team is Bradley Beal with his impressive average of close to 28 points per game. What the Wizards really need is a good defensive strategy to help them prevent opponents from scoring.

Players to watch: I. Thomas PG (24 GP 21 GS 25.1 MIN 13.5 PTS 0.2 OR 1.5 DR 1.7 REB 4.6 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 13.45 PER)

J. McRae SG (17 GP 0 GS 20.3 MIN 11.5 PTS 0.2 OR 2.6 DR 2.9 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 1.1 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 18.42 PER)

I. Smith PG (33 GP 12 GS 25.5 MIN 10.2 PTS 0.5 OR 2.4 DR 2.9 REB 4.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.2 TO 1.5 PF 3.5 AST/TO 13.41 PER).

Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards 1/4/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver’s last 7 games.
Denver are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games.
Denver are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Denver are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Nuggets are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Denver are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing as the favourite.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 8 games.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games against Denver.
Washington are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games when playing at home against Denver.
Washington are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games this season.
Wizards are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Washington are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Washington’s last 14 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

No Injuries

Washington Wizards

John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal SG Leg is “?” Saturday vs Denver
Davis Bertans PF Quad is out indefinitely
Thomas Bryant C Foot is out indefinitely
Moritz Wagner PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Rui Hachimura PF Groin is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Washington Wizards
12-17-5 Against the Spread 17-16
14-20 Straight Up 20-12-2001
108 Points per Game 116
104 Points Allowed per Game 121
46.03 Offensive FG% 45.96
77.01 Offensive FT% 79.17
35.32 Offensive 3PT% 36.65
44.95 Defensive FG% 49.12
75.1 Defensive FT% 78.49
32.17 Defensive 3PT% 38.12

Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

Denver Nuggets have most of their players in good form, unlike the Wizards who are dealing with several injuries. The Nuggets are predicted to win this game with the NBA over under betting in place. Back Denver to seize a victory over Washington on the road.

Moneyline: Overall, Denver will progress in this game with a moneyline of -650. Whereas, Washington will hold a moneyline of +475.

ATS: The ATS allocated for Denver is -10 and the ATS allocated for Washington is +10.

TOTALs: The total will go over 223.5 for Denver Nuggets and under 223.5 for Washington Wizards.

Score Prediction: 115 – 109 Denver