Tip off time from Denver is set for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA League Pass.
The betting odds opened up in this game with the home standing Denver Nuggets favored by -13 points with the over under coming in at 191 ½ points.
Early money from the betting public has not moved this point spread as Denver remains a -13 point favorite.
The total has not moved off the opener of 191 ½ points.
Denver Nuggets money line bettors will lay –1125 odds with the road underdog New Orleans Hornets bringing back +925 odds to win straight up with no need for points on their side.
The teams met once this season with the Nuggets earning the 96-88 road win as a -6 point betting favorite.
The total landed under the closing line of 190 points.
The difference in this game was the fact the Nuggets were able to attempt 12 more free throws than the Hornets as the statistics were very close in all other areas.
The Nuggets had five players in double digits with Danilo Galinari leading the club with 23 points.
The bench produced well for New Orleans with 41 points and were led by Greivis Vasquez’ 16 points.
New Orleans will travel into Denver with a record of 2-6 on the year. The team is 1-3 on the road.
The Hornets average 86 points and 42.3% shooting from the field with 27.6% from the three point line. New Orleans makes 76.3% of their free throws.
The club on defense allows 92 points and 43.3% shooting. Opponents connect on 30.8% from three against them.
After two straight wins to start the year the club has dropped six straight games.
They are coming off the 96-81 road defeat on Saturday night to the Dallas Mavericks as a +11 ½ point underdog.
The total landed under the closing line of 179 points.
The Hornets shot 40.5% and made 6 of 11 from three.
They were very sloppy with the basketball with 21 turnovers.
Al Farouq Aminu led the club with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Jarrett Jack had 13 points and seven boards on only 4 of 14 from the field.
They allowed Dallas 43.2% shooting and 8 of 19 from three.
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The Denver Nuggets will host New Orleans with a mark of 6-3 this season. The team is a perfect 4-0 on their home court.
The Nuggets average 104 points and 48.3% shooting from the field with 28% from beyond the arc. At the free throw line Denver makes 75.9% of their shots.
On defense Denver allows 96 points and 44.6% shooting. Teams hit on 28.3% from three against them.
They had their four game win streak snapped Saturday night in their 121-117 road defeat to the San Antonio Spurs as a +4 ½ point underdog.
The total came in at over the closing line of 199 ½ points.
Denver shot well in defeat as the club made 56.8% of their shots with 8 of 16 from the three point line. They were their own worst enemy missing 9 of 26 free throws.
Danilo Galinari led the Nuggets with 31 points as the made 10 of his 16 shots.
Point guard Ty Lawson had 20 points and 10 assists and connected on 9 of 18.
Off the bench Al Harrington had 19 points.
They allowed San Antonio to shoot 55.1% from the field and 9 of 20 from the three point line.
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