Hornets vs. Nuggets Prediction
Is the under a great bet tonight for bettors when the Charlotte Hornets take on the Denver Nuggets at 9:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Denver. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Nuggets are 5.5-point home favorites to beat the Hornets, who opened as 7.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 220.5 and is now sitting at 219 points.
Who Public Bettors Like: Denver. As of Monday afternoon, 55% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Nuggets to cover the point spread.
Who We Like: In the last 14 meetings between these two teams, the under is a highly profitable 12-2. In the last six meetings between these two teams in Denver, the under is a perfect 6-0.
Meanwhile, in the Hornets' last seven games when playing on no rest the under is 6-1. In their last five road games when facing a team with a winning home record, the under is 4-1. Finally, the under is 11-5 in Charlotte's last 16 games when playing opposition from the Western Conference.
The under is also 8-3 in the Nuggets' last 11 home games, is 9-4 in their last 13 games overall, and is 5-2 in their last seven games playing on no rest. The under is 20-7 in their last 27 home games versus a team with a losing road record as well, and is 16-5 in their last 21 home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of less than .400.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: HORNETS/NUGGETS UNDER 219