Nuggets vs. Pacers Prediction
Are the Nuggets a good bet to cover as a road underdog tonight against the Pacers at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Pacers are now just 2-point home favorites versus the Nuggets after opening as 4-point favorites. As for the total, the number currently sits at 218, down from the original number of 222.
Denver has covered in seven of its last 10 games and won outright in six of those 10 contests. The Nuggets have a winning ATS record on the road at 39-32, which includes an 18-15 record against the spread on the road this year.
Indiana has split over its last 10 games but is just 4-6 against the spread during that span. The Pacers are just 32-38 against the spread on the season, but are 19-15 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Nuggets have covered in four of their last five trips to Indiana, are 4-0-1 against the spread in their last five games overall versus the Pacers, and the underdog is 4-0-1 against the number in the last five meetings between these two teams. The Pacers have also failed to cover in five of their last seven games overall and are just 1-6 against the number in their last seven games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
NBA FRIDAY PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS +2