The Brooklyn Nets (38-29) visit the Denver Nuggets (46-21) on Sunday with tip from Ball Arena set for 3:30 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Nets vs. Nuggets odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
Brooklyn defeated Minnesota 124-123 on the road in overtime on Friday to cover as 4.5-point underdogs. It has now won 4 of its last 5 games and is 5-0 against the spread (ATS) in that span. This season the Nets are 35-30-2 ATS.
Denver fell 128-120 on the road to San Antonio Friday failing to cover as 12.5-point favorites. It has now lost back-to-back games, but is 7-3 in its last 10. In that span, the Nuggets are 6-4 ATS to improve to 37-30 ATS this season.
Nets at Nuggets odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 1:26 p.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Nets +350 (bet $100 to win $350) | Nuggets -425 (bet $425 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Nets +8.5 (-105) | Nuggets -8.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 232.5 (O: -105 | U: -115)
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Nets at Nuggets key injuries
- SG Ben Simmons (knee) out
- PG Collin Gillespie (leg) out
For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.
Nets at Nuggets picks and predictions
Nuggets 115, Nets 105
The moneyline odds are not profitable for a play on the Nuggets.
BET DENVER -8.5 (-115).
The Nuggets are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an outright loss, and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games against a team with a winning road record.
While Brooklyn has been on a ATS hot streak recently, they will be coming off a close overtime game and traveling across the country which will put them at a disadvantage.
BET UNDER 232.5 (-115).
The Under is 5-0 in the Nets’ last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-0 in their last 5 following an outright win. The Under is also 4-0 in th Nets’ last 4 games against a team with a winning percentage above .600, and 4-0 in their last 4 games when their opponent scores 100 or more points in their previous game.
The Under is 2-1 in Denver’s last 3 home games and 3-1 in Brooklyn’s last 4 road games.