The Nuggets have won seven of the last ten in this series against Charlotte and they are 7-3 against the basketball betting odds.
NBA betting on Charlotte has been very successful this season as the team is 25-17 against the spread. The Bobcats are right in the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference but to stay there they are going to need to survive this road trip. The Bobcats are beginning a brutal six-game road trip out West where they have to play Phoenix, Portland and the Lakers in addition to this game against Denver. The Bobcats handled the Nuggets earlier this season in Charlotte by a score of 107-95. The Nuggets have defeated Charlotte in four of the last five games in Denver. Four of the last five in this series have gone over the NBA betting total.
Charlotte has been very good on Monday as they are 10-3 in NBA betting in their last 13 Monday games. Charlotte has also been good on the road as they are 11-8 against the basketball betting odds. The problem for Charlotte has been against teams from the Northwest Division. The Bobcats are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 vs. the Northwest. The Bobcats are 1-4 vs. the NBA betting line in the last 5 meetings in Denver. Charlotte has been winning with defense as they are the top ranked defensive team in the NBA. The Bobcats are just 28th in the league on offense so that is a concern, especially against a potent offensive team like Denver.
Denver has been solid on Monday as they are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Monday games. Overall though, the Nuggets are 6-14-2 in basketball betting in their last 22 games overall. The Nuggets are second in the league on offense led by Carmelo Anthony. They do struggle at times on defense though as they are 20th in the league. Denver is 12-10-1 against the NBA betting odds at home this season.
Four of the last five Charlotte games have gone over the NBA betting total. Against Western Conference teams, seven of the last ten Charlotte games have gone over. Four of the last five Denver games have gone over. In this series, four of the last five between Charlotte and Denver have gone over the basketball betting total.