Can Nuggets pull off upset vs. Grizzlies?
The upset-minded Nuggets play host to the Grizzlies tonight at 9:00PM ET - will Denver pull off the small upset?
Our Power Rating Line on this game currently lists Denver as a 3-point home favorite but according to oddsmakers from online sports book Realbet.eu, the Nuggets are a 2.5-point home underdog for tonight's game. As for the total, the number opened at 207 and that's where it currently sits.
The Nuggets have been one of the most profitable teams in the NBA as an underdog this season, going 29-20-1 against the spread as a dog in 2015-16. They've also covered the spread in 11 of their last 13 games coming off a loss and have played up to their competition of late, covering in five of their last six games versus a team with a winning record.
As for the Grizzlies, they've struggled to cover in Denver as well as against the Nuggets overall. They're 2-5 at the betting window in their last seven games versus the Nuggets and have failed to cover in five of their last six trips to Denver. The home team is also 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams.
Take the home dog.
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