Nets vs. Nuggets - 2/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Denver Nuggets (20-31) at Brooklyn Nets (13-39)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets PK -- Over/Under: 203 See the Latest Odds
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The Denver Nuggets and Brooklyn Nets square off Monday night at the Barclays Center.
The Denver Nuggets look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 100.4 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 103.8 points on 46 percent shooting. Danilo Gallinari is averaging 19.8 points and 5.4 rebounds while Will Barton is averaging 15.5 points and 2.3 assists. Kenneth Faried is grabbing 8.9 rebounds and Emmanuel Mudiay is dishing 5.7 assists. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have lost eight of their last 11 road games.
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The Brooklyn Nets need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 96.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 103.5 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.3 points and 8.4 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15.1 points and 9.1 rebounds. Joe Johnson is dishing four assists and Bojan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Nuggets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Nets are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 games overall. The Nuggets are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
Don't look now, but the Nuggets have won three of their last four games and are slowly gaining confidence. The Nets continue to be trash and not even playing at home is helping. In a pick em game, I'm siding with the better team, which is Denver in this case.