Sacramento Kings vs. Denver Nuggets
Monday, October 28, 2019 at 9:00 PM (Golden 1 Center)
Denver Nuggets -6.0 . Total 219 . Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Denver Nuggets hit the road for a contest with the Sacramento Kings. The Nuggets are coming off a 108-107 win over the Phoenix Suns. The win improved the Nuggets to (2-0) on the season. The Kings who are looking for their first win on the season (0-3), are coming off of a blow out loss to the Utah Jazz. The Kings lost 113-81 on the road.
In the win over the Suns, the Nuggets were led by Jamal Murray. Murray was 8 of 19 shooting and 9 of 11 from the free throw line, totaling 27 points. Nikola Jokic posted a triple-double in the win, scoring 23 points, dishing out 12 assists, and pulling down 14 rebounds. Malik Beasley had 17 points off the bench. The Nuggets as a team shot a poor 26% from deep.
The Kings saw 13 players touch the floor in the 32 point loss to the Jazz. Dewayne Dedmon carried the team offensively with 11 points and 6 rebounds. However, Dedmon did commit 7 turnovers in the loss. Bogdan Bogdanovic cam off the bench to contribute 10 points and 2 assists. Buddy Hield struggled to find rhythm in the game, going 1-7 from the field and scoring just 7 points in total. The Kings were without Marvin Bagley III in the game.
The Nuggets are 1-0 ATS as a road team this season.
The Nuggets are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games against the Kings.
The over is 8-1 in the last 9 road games for the Nuggets.
The Kings are 0-3 ATS this season.
The Kings are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games.
The over is 5-1 in the last 6 Kings and Nuggets games.
The Nuggets are trying to stay undefeated to start the season and keep the Kings winless. The Nuggets are 8-2 in the last 10 meetings against the Kings. The Nuggets who return their whole starting five from a year ago struggled in the win over the Suns. The Nuggets needed overtime to seal the deal. The Suns were without DeAndre Ayton in that game, so one can imagine the Nuggets were not happy about needing overtime. The Kings have looked terrible to start the season, having lost by double digits in all three games. The Nuggets should be able to cover this spread with ease. Final score prediction, Nuggets win and cover 121-106.