NBA Odds: Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors

March 29, 2012 NBA Basketball

Denver continues its current seven game road trip with a Canadian excursion to Toronto to face the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre with the tip-off scheduled for 7:00ET.

The Nuggets should be feeling very confident in themselves, after an impressive performance, to say the least, against one of the NBA’s best teams, the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. They didn’t just beat the Bulls, they beat them down, 108-91. Ty Lawson scored 27 points and had 9 rebounds in that one. Aaron Afflalo contributed another 22 points for Denver. They out rebounded the leagues best rebounding team, 45-32 while netting 54 points in the paint. Savvy veteran Andre Miller dished off 10 assists and had 3 steals. Start your NBA Wagering action on Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors game.

The Nuggets forced the Bulls into 16 turnovers while committing only 9 of their own. In fairness to Chicago, they were once again missing reigning MVP Derrick Rose and Rip Hamilton as well. Still, all things considered, it was an imposing victory. Denver is in a remarkable battle by itself in the standings, as they are in a seventh place tie with Utah, with the fourth through ninth spots being seperated by only 2.5 games. They are 27-23 on the year and 12-11 on the road.

In Toronto’s last outing on Monday, all Orlando did against them was make 15 three pointers. So much for perimeter defense, or any defense for that matter. The 117 points scored by the Magic was the most given up by the Raptors this year. The Raptors Gary Forbes, who once played for Denver had a good effort on Monday scoring a career best 21 points. Check the Sports Betting Lines for Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors game.

Another former Nugget could loom large for Toronto with Linas Kleiza matching up against the Nuggets Al Harrington. Speaking of large, Andre Bargnani will face Denver for the first time this year, having missed their first matchup, a Raptor loss, in Denver. The Raptors will most likely be without DeMar DeRozan for a third straight game and possibly Jerryd Bayless, who was injured on Monday.

Denver has been inserted as a 4 point favorite on the road with a $110 wager to win $100. The same $110 will be needed to bet the over/under of 202.  Open an account for the best Sportsbook Parlay and Vegas Teaser Payouts in the Industry.

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