Nuggets vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, March 19, 2023

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Nuggets vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 19, 2023

NBA Predictions

Mikal Bridges’ Brooklyn Nets (39-31) are just 2-point underdogs in Sunday’s matchup with Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (47-24). A point total of 228 is set for the matchup.

Nuggets vs. Nets Odds

  • Nuggets odds to win: -130
  • Nets odds to win: +110
  • Spread: Nuggets (-2)
  • Total: 228

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET
  • Where: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York
  • TV: YES and ALT

Who Will Win Nuggets vs. Nets?

Nuggets and Nets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Nuggets have a 26-23-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 2 points or more.

The Nets are 16-8 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this year.

These teams average 230.3 points per game combined, 2.3 more than the over/under of 228.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.1 fewer points per game (225.9) than this game’s over/under of 228 points.

The average total the Nuggets have had set in matchups this season is 1.8 more points than this outing’s point total.

The average point total for Brooklyn this season is 1.6 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

So far this season, Denver has put together a 37-32-2 record against the spread.

The Nets have gone 38-32-0 ATS this season.

Nuggets Stats & Insights

The Nuggets average 116.8 points per game (seventh in the league) while giving up 113 per outing (13th in the NBA). They have a +264 scoring differential overall and outscore opponents by 3.8 points per game.

The 42.8 rebounds per game the Nuggets average rank 19th in the NBA, and are 2.5 more than the 40.3 their opponents record per contest.

Denver makes 12.1 three-pointers per game (15th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 11.5. It shoots 38.6% from deep while its opponents hit 34.9% from long range.

The Nuggets average 117.3 points per 100 possessions (first in the league), while giving up 113.4 points per 100 possessions (19th in the NBA).

The Nuggets’ offense has been much better at home (120.6 PPG) compared to their play on the road (112.8 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been much better in home games (110.1 PPG allowed) compared to away games (116 PPG allowed).

Nets Stats & Insights

The Nets score 113.5 points per game (18th in NBA) and concede 112.9 (12th in league) for a +43 scoring differential overall.

Brooklyn loses the rebound battle by five boards on average. It records 40.3 rebounds per game, 29th in the league, while its opponents grab 45.3.

The Nets knock down 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league) at a 38.3% rate (fourth-best in NBA), compared to the 12.1 their opponents make, shooting 37% from deep.

The Nets rank sixth in the league averaging 114.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 18th, allowing 112.3 points per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Brooklyn is scoring 0.6 more points per game at home (113.8) than on the road (113.2).

Nuggets Key Players to Watch

Jokic puts up 24.8 points and 11.8 rebounds per game, with 9.9 assists.

Michael Porter Jr. makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Nuggets, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 1.5 steals per game, while Aaron Gordon swats 0.7 shots per contest.

Nets Key Players to Watch

Bridges tallies 19.1 points per game. He also adds 4.4 rebounds per outing and 3.4 assists per contest.

This season, Nicolas Claxton is averaging 12.5 points, 1.8 assists and 9.2 rebounds per game.

Spencer Dinwiddie hits 2.4 threes per game.

The Nets’ defensive effort gets a lift from Bridges’ 1.1 steals and Claxton’s 2.5 blocks per game.

Nuggets vs. Nets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Nets (+ 2)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (228)

  • Prediction:
    Nets 115 – Nuggets 114

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