Denver Nuggets at Brooklyn Nets Matchup 12/22/2023

The Denver Nuggets (19-10) are favorites, by 4.5 points, over the Brooklyn Nets (13-14) on December 22, 2023 at Barclays Center. It's a contest featuring one of the best teams in the NBA defending against the 3-pointer versus one of the top shooting teams. The Nuggets are fourth in the league in triples allowed per game (11.1), while the Nets are fifth in 3's made (14.7). The matchup has an over/under of 230.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Denver Nuggets Nuggets
88
-4 (-110)
-4.5 (-115)
229.5 pts
231 pts
-166
-192
line-movement
Brooklyn Nets Nets
89
+4 (-110)
+4.5 (-105)
+140
+160

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
12-18-0 5-8-0 7-10-0
16-11-1 8-7-0 8-4-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 4-5-0 2-0-0 2-5-0 2-1-0 2-0-0 0-1-0
220.5 to 225 2-4-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 5-2-0 3-2-0 2-0-0
225.5 to 229 3-3-1 2-1-1 1-2-0 3-1-1 1-0-1 2-1-0
229.5 to 235 4-1-0 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-5-0 3-2-0 1-3-0
235.5 to 240 1-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
240.5 and over 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
15-14-1 8-4-1 7-10-0
17-10-1 10-4-1 7-6-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 2-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
-7 to -10 4-1-1 4-1-1 0-0-0 3-2-0 3-1-0 0-1-0
-3.5 to -6.5 3-4-0 3-3-0 0-1-0 5-3-0 0-0-0 5-3-0
-0.5 to -3 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 5-0-0 4-0-0 1-0-0
0 to 3 2-3-0 0-0-0 2-3-0 2-2-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
+3.5 to +6.5 4-4-0 0-0-0 4-4-0 2-2-0 2-2-0 0-0-0
+7 to +10 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-1 0-0-1 0-0-0
+10.5 or more 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 8-8 50% 37.5 110.4
Favorite 18-8 69.2% 51.9 115.7
After Win 11-5 68.8% 53.1 116.9
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 8-6 57.1% 75 114.6
Underdog 5-12 29.4% 55.9 113.4
After Losses 6-6 50% 70.8 117.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
115.3 29.5 29.5 28.8 27.5
107.6 28.2 27.4 26.8 25.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
109.8 28.1 28.3 27.6 25.8
114.8 28.3 29.4 28.2 28.9
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.1 28.9 29.2 26.6 25.4
121.7 31.3 31.1 31.2 28.1
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
114.9 30.3 30.1 27.3 27.2
105.8 26.4 26.4 27.4 25.6

Denver Nuggets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
12/21/23 DEN 113 @ TOR 104 +3.5 228.5 50% 7 15 36.4% 8 47.8% 13 10 33.3% 11
12/19/23 DEN 130 vs DAL 104 -8 239.5 56.3% 22 9 53.8% 8 44.6% 19 15 34.2% 11
12/17/23 DEN 117 vs OKC 118 -5 238 45.2% 24 16 37.5% 9 51.2% 30 9 33.3% 10
12/15/23 DEN 124 vs BKN 101 -9 231 47.5% 21 12 33.3% 8 41.1% 20 18 26.7% 16
12/13/23 DEN 114 @ CHI 106 +6.5 219.5 47% 32 15 46.7% 10 41.9% 23 11 32.5% 12

Brooklyn Nets Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
12/21/23 BKN 102 vs NY 121 +1 233 36.6% 17 17 31.9% 11 46.3% 25 12 39.4% 11
12/19/23 BKN 108 @ UTA 125 +3 233 43.3% 20 11 41% 13 49.5% 24 12 41.2% 14
12/17/23 BKN 120 @ GS 124 -3.5 235 48.4% 15 14 39.5% 16 48.4% 20 13 53.1% 14
12/15/23 BKN 101 @ DEN 124 -9 231 41.1% 20 18 26.7% 16 47.5% 21 12 33.3% 8
12/14/23 BKN 116 @ PHO 112 -2 227 46.1% 24 10 36.6% 7 47.6% 27 14 32.1% 12

Nuggets vs. Nets Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Friday, December 22, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBA
  • Favorite: Nuggets (-4.5)
  • Total: 230

Nuggets vs. Nets Matchup Statistics

  • The 115.2 points per game the Nuggets put up are only 0.1 fewer points than the Nets allow (115.3).
  • The Nuggets have a +141 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.9 points per game. They're putting up 115.2 points per game to rank 14th in the league and are giving up 110.3 per outing to rank fourth in the NBA.
  • The Nets score 115.6 points per game (13th in NBA) and allow 115.3 (19th in league) for a +7 scoring differential overall.
  • Denver posts 121 points per game at home, compared to 110.4 points per game away from home, a difference of 10.6 points per contest.
  • At home, Brooklyn averages 114.6 points per game. On the road, it scores 116.5.
  • The Nuggets have seen an increase in scoring lately, putting up 117.1 points per game in their last 10 outings, 1.9 points more than the 115.2 they've scored this year.
  • In their past 10 games, the Nets are scoring 116 points per contest, 0.4 more than their season average (115.6).

Nuggets vs. Nets Previous Meetings

Nuggets vs Nets (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
12/14/2023 Nuggets -9 231 -410 +320 124-101 DEN
3/19/2023 Nuggets -3 228.5 -150 +130 108-102 DEN
3/12/2023 Nuggets -9 229 -390 +320 122-120 BKN

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.5 points, 9.3 assists and 12.4 rebounds.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is averaging 16.3 points, 1.5 assists and 7.8 boards.
  • Aaron Gordon is averaging 13.3 points, 7 rebounds and 3.6 assists. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Reggie Jackson is averaging 13.4 points, 2.2 boards and 4.5 assists.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's numbers on the season are 10.5 points, 2 boards and 2.5 assists per contest, shooting 46.5% from the field and 41.5% from downtown, with an average of 1.4 made treys.

Nets Leaders

  • Mikal Bridges averages 21.7 points, 5.4 boards and 3.7 assists. He is also draining 45.7% of his shots from the floor and 37.7% from 3-point range, with 2.2 triples per game.
  • The Nets are getting 14.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game from Spencer Dinwiddie.
  • The Nets get 24.1 points per game from Cameron Thomas, plus 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists.
  • The Nets are getting 7.8 points, 4.9 boards and 3.3 assists per game from Royce O'Neale.
  • Nicolas Claxton's numbers on the season are 11.8 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest. He is making 64.6% of his shots from the floor.

Nuggets vs. Nets Injury Report

  • Nuggets Injuries: Vlatko Cancar: Out (Knee), Aaron Gordon: Probable (Heel)
  • Nets Injuries: Lonnie Walker IV: Out (Hamstring), Ben Simmons: Out (Lower Back), Dennis Smith Jr.: Probable (Back)