Nuggets vs. Hawks Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Nuggets are 7-point favorites on the spread line. The over-under is 208 points.
Denver comes in with a 1-3 record after a 110-93 loss at the Hornets. Atlanta is 1-4 following a 91-86 loss at the Bulls Thursday night. The Hawks won both meetings last season straight up and ATS. The over-under went 1-0-1.
The Nuggets were led by Nikola Jokic as he tallied 18 points and 11 rebounds in the loss to Charlotte. Gary Harris also scored 18, while Jamal Murray contributed 16 points and five assists. Denver was outscored 62-39 in the first half.
Atlanta was paced by Kent Bazemore against Chicago as he had 16 points and three steals. Mike Muscala recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds. Marco Belinelli scored a team-high 23 off the bench.
Denver is 0-4 ATS in the last four meetings. The over is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings.
Atlanta can't find its way without point guard Dennis Schroder, out with an ankle injury. And now the Hawks are on a back-to-back. Side with the Nuggets here.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS -7