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Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 12/18/19 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 12-18-19 Spread Picks and Prediction

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 12/18/19 – Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado will play host to Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic on Wednesday as they square-off for a non-conference game. Orlando Magic is stuck at the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference play and they lost 15 of their overall games. The Nuggets, on the other hand, are at the 4th spot in the Western Conference play. Denver won 17 overall games and lost eight. Some of the NBA best bets are out and Denver will look forward to expanding their overall record.

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 12/18/19

When: December 18, 2019 9:00 PM ET
Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
TV: FSFL
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 12/18/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Orlando Magic +8 (-105) 204 o (-110) +360

Denver Nuggets
-8 (-115) 204 u (-110) -460
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Orlando Magic Betting

Orlando Magic defeated New Orleans Pelicans, but they were unable to get past Utah Jazz and they were forced to settle with a final score of 109-102. Utah holds the 6th position in the Eastern Conference play and the loss was an upset for Orlando. The difference is that Utah is at No .6 and the Magic lost. On the other hand, Denver is at No. 4 and is way past Utah and Houston Rockets. This could be a close game for Orlando, but they need focus on their defense.

Players to watch: E. Fournier SG (26 GP 26 GS 30.5 MIN 20 PTS 0.2 OR 2.7 DR 2.8 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 19.71 PER)
N. Vucevic C (15 GP 15 GS 30.7 MIN 17.3 PTS 2.8 OR 8.6 DR 11.4 REB 3.4 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 1.5 TO 1.9 PF 2.3 AST/TO 22.27 PER)
A. Gordon PF (23 GP 23 GS 31.4 MIN 13.8 PTS 1.7 OR 5.2 DR 7 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1.5 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 14.62 PER).

Denver Nuggets Betting

Denver Nuggets are currently on a four game winning streak and they took out New York Nicks with ease. The Nuggets scored 111 points and they restricted New York to 105. Denver is a capable team with a decent scoring unit. The Nuggets are just one game behind Dallas Mavericks and are four games behind Los Angeles Clippers. This has turned out to be a good season for the Nuggets since they are one of the top four teams in the Western Conference play.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C (25 GP 25 GS 31.4 MIN 17 PTS 2.1 OR 8 DR 10.2 REB 6.5 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 21.75 PER)
J. Murray PG (25 GP 25 GS 31.5 MIN 16.9 PTS 0.8 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 4.6 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.57 PER)
W. Barton SG (23 GP 23 GS 32.6 MIN 15 PTS 1.6 OR 5.2 DR 6.8 REB 3.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 1.3 TO 2.1 PF 2.7 AST/TO 17.1 PER).

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 12/18/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Orlando Magic

The total has gone OVER in 12 of Orlando’s last 18 games.
Orlando are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Orlando are 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Denver.
Magic are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against Denver.
Orlando are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Orlando are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Denver.
Magic are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Western conference.
Orlando are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest division.

Denver Nuggets

The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Denver’s last 20 games.
Denver are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
Nuggets are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Denver are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Orlando.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Denver’s last 10 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Denver’s last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Denver are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games played in December.
Denver are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Wednesday.

Injuries

Orlando Magic

Al-Farouq Aminu PF Knee is out indefinitely

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Quad is “?” Wednesday vs Orlando

Head-to-Head
Orlando Magic Denver Nuggets
46-38 Against the Spread 49-47
39-48 Straight Up 44-52
106 Points per Game 110
106 Points Allowed per Game 106
43.37 Offensive FG% 45.06
78.03 Offensive FT% 74.03
34 Offensive 3PT% 35.39
45.54 Defensive FG% 43.89
73.81 Defensive FT% 74.86
36.2 Defensive 3PT% 30.43

Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Betting Picks

The NBA basketball lines are certainly in favor for Denver since they have one of the best records. The Nuggets are yet to play some of their toughest teams this season and the Magic might be one of them.

Moneyline: The moneyline for this game is +350 for Orlando and the moneyline for Denver is -460.

ATS: Orlando has an ATS of +8, while Denver has an ATS of -8.

TOTALs: The total has gone over 204 for the Magic and under 204 for the Nuggets.

Score Prediction: 111 – 100 Nuggets