Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 16

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 16, 2022, 4:12 PM
  • The Nuggets (34-25) are -6.5 favorites vs. the Wizards (27-31)
  • Total (Over/Under): 229.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 7:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on NBCS-DC & ALT

The Denver Nuggets visit Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT in Washington.

The Nuggets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -6.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Nuggets are 31-37 against the spread, while the Wizards are 25-37 against the spread.

The Nuggets vs Wizards Over/Under is 229.5 total points for the game.


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Nuggets vs. Wizards Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Denver Nuggets-6.5 -110O 229.5 -110-275
Washington Wizards +6.5 -110U 229.5 -110220

Against the spread this NBA season, the Nuggets have gone:

  • 31-37 against the Spread (-9.7 Units / -12.97% ROI)
  • 40-28 against the Moneyline (-10.3 Units / -6.51% ROI)
  • 37-31 against the Over for game total points (+2.9 Units / 3.88% ROI)
  • 31-37 against the Under for game total points (-9.7 Units / -12.97% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Wizards have gone:

  • 25-37 against the Spread (-15.65 Units / -21.6% ROI)
  • 29-37 against the Moneyline (-9.15 Units / -10.12% ROI)
  • 35-29 against the Over for game total points (+3.1 Units / 4.27% ROI)
  • 29-35 against the Under for game total points (-9.5 Units / -13.09% ROI)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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Denver Nuggets: Keys to the Game vs. the Washington Wizards

The Nuggets were 7-3 (.700) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .503

The Nuggets are 43-18 (.705) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Nuggets are 34-11 (.756) when scoring 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .542

The Nuggets are 14-5 (.737) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

Washington Wizards: Keys to the Game vs. the Denver Nuggets

When Daniel Gafford (WAS) is below his assist average (1.0 asts) , his team is 14-22 (.389) this season — tied for 29th lowest among NBA players; League Avg: .481

Injury Report: Wizards vs. Nuggets - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 16

  • Bradley Beal (Wizards): Beal will undergo season ending surgery on his left wrist, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Zeke Nnaji (Nuggets): Nnaji is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 16) game against Washington.
  • Vlatko Cancar (Nuggets): The Nuggets announced that Cancar had surgery on his foot and will be re-evaluated in 12 weeks.
  • Aaron Gordon (Nuggets): Gordon is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 16) game against Washington.
  • JaMychal Green (Nuggets): Green is probable for Wednesday's (Mar. 16) game against Washington.
  • Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets): Porter Jr. has been cleared for on-court contact and is hoping to return sometime in March, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Jamal Murray (Nuggets): Murray is recovering from a torn ACL and no timetable has been announced for his return.

Denver Nuggets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 14.7 assists per game (633 assists/43 games) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.4

The Nuggets have 18.0 free throw attempts per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Nuggets have averaged 8.7 offensive rebounds per game (376 rebounds/43 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Nuggets are shooting 50% (2,609/5,184) in the first half since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

Washington Wizards Offensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards had 26.2 free throw attempts per game last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.8

The Wizards made 10.2 three-pointers per game last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Wizards have made 9.9 three-pointers per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.3

The Wizards are shooting 47% (1,784/3,785) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

Denver Nuggets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (164 blocks/43 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (249 blocks/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets stole the ball 582 times last season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (487 blocks/115 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

Washington Wizards Defensive Stats & Trends

The Wizards have averaged 6.1 steals per game (276 steals/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Wizards averaged 4.1 blocks per game (297 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Wizards have averaged 6.9 steals per game (804 steals/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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