Betting on today's Nuggets and Nets game? Catch the action at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the Nets hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on NBA. The Nuggets are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game's over/under is currently at 230.5 points.


The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +4.5

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 7:30 ET on Friday, December 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 109-107 in favor of the Nuggets.
  • Our projections have Nikola Jokic finishing with Nikola Jokic points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Nuggets finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 11 threes.

Can Denver Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?

With an overall record of 19-10, the Nuggets have won their last two games. In non-conference games, the Nuggets are 6-2 and 13-8 against teams in the Western Conference.

The Nuggets have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 13-15. On the road, the Nuggets have an ATS record of 6-10, as opposed to a 7-5 record against the spread when playing at home.

In their most recent game, the Nuggets' offense tallied 113 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 115.2 points per game. Offensively, the Nuggets hold a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, placing them 4th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 11th in terms of percentage and 23rd in three-pointers made.

So far, the Nuggets defense is giving up 110.3 points per contest, which has them sitting 4 in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Nuggets are forcing 11.4 per game, which is 2nd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 16th in blocked shots at 5.2 per game.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?

Coming into today's game vs. the Nuggets, the Nets are 13-14 overall. When playing on the road, the Nets are 5-8 compared to 8-6 at home.

Brooklyn has an overall ATS record of 17-9 for the season so far. This season, Brooklyn has a 8-2 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 9-7 as underdogs.

In their most recent game, the Nets' offense concluded with only 102 points against the Knicks. Throughout the game, they made 15/47 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 36.6%. Mikal Bridges is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 21.7. Meanwhile, Cam Thomas also brings a PPG average of 24.1 into the game.

Brooklyn's defense is currently in line with the NBA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 115.3 points per game.

Brooklyn's defense is currently forcing 12.6 turnovers per game, which is 10th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 10th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.9 rejections per game.