On Monday, March 6, 2023, the Toronto Raptors will play against the Denver Nuggets at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, in an interconference match. The Nuggets are favored to win by 7.5 points, and the total score is expected to be 227.5.
The Toronto Raptors (32-33, 32-33-0 ATS) defeated the Washington Wizards 116-109 in overtime on Saturday, getting some revenge after losing to the Wizards on Thursday. Toronto has won 9 of their last 12 games and is currently in ninth place in the Eastern Conference. However, they have only won 12 of their 32 games on the road.
Toronto is a solid defensive team, allowing an average of 112.0 points per game, which ranks seventh in the league. However, their opponents are shooting at a high percentage, making 49.0% of their shots (28th) and 37.7% of three-point attempts (29th). In their last five games, the Raptors have scored an average of 103.2 points per game, which is significantly lower than their season average of 112.6 points.
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The Denver Nuggets (45-19, 37-27-0 ATS) won their third consecutive game on Friday, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 113-97. Denver has won 7 of their last 8 games and is currently at the top of the Western Conference standings. They have a home record of 29-4 this season and have covered the spread in 8 of their last 10 games.
In their win against Memphis, the Nuggets were down by eight points at halftime but came back to dominate the second half, outscoring the Grizzlies 33-17 in the fourth quarter. Nikola Jokic had a fantastic game, recording 18 points, 18 rebounds, and 10 assists, his 10th consecutive triple-double at home. Michael Porter led the team in scoring with 26 points.
Denver is the best team in the league, ranking first in field-goal percentage (50.9%) and three-point shooting (38.9%). However, they struggle with free-throw shooting, making only 75.3% of their shots. They shot 80.6% from the free-throw line in their win against Memphis on Friday.
Toronto Raptors vs Denver Nuggets Game Information
- Date: 03/06/2023
- Time: 09:10 PM ET
- Location: Ball Arena.
- How to Watch Raptors vs Nuggets: NBC Sports Boston
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Raptors vs Nuggets Betting Lines
Nuggets are –240 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $41.67. On the other side, Raptors are +200 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $200.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Nuggets at a 70.59% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Raptors have 44.44% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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