Nuggets vs. 76ers - 3/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia 76ers (9-62) at Denver Nuggets (29-42)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets -10.5 -- Over/Under: 212.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN, ALT
The Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets clash Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center.
The Philadelphia 76ers have won just two games since February. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 96.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 107.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Ish Smith is averaging 14.9 points and 6.9 assists while Robert Covington is averaging 11.9 points and 5.9 rebounds. Nerlens Noel is grabbing eight rebounds and Isaiah Canaan is dishing 1.8 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.1 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost 10 straight road games.
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The Denver Nuggets look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 102.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Will Barton is averaging 14.8 points and 2.4 assists while D.J. Augustin is averaging 12.9 points and 4.7 assists. Kenneth Faried is grabbing 8.8 rebounds and Emmanuel Mudiay is dishing 5.6 assists. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have won four straight home games.
The 76ers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest. The Nuggets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest. The 76ers are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Denver and 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
Neither of these teams are that great and a loss would benifet both teams more than a win would. With that being said, I'm taking the points, as I don't trust either club with heavy chalk.