Toronto Raptors vs Denver Nuggets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 12

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 12, 2022, 12:57 PM
  • The Nuggets (34-25) are -5.5 favorites vs. the Raptors (32-25)
  • Total (Over/Under): 223.5 points
  • Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 9:00pm EST
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The Toronto Raptors visit Ball Arena to take on the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:00pm EST in Denver.

The Nuggets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Raptors are 36-29 against the spread, while the Nuggets are 31-36 against the spread.

The Raptors vs Nuggets Over/Under is 223.5 total points for the game.


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Raptors vs. Nuggets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Toronto Raptors+5.5 -110O 223.5 -110180
Denver Nuggets -5.5 -110U 223.5 -110-225

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

  • 36-29 against the Spread (+4.15 Units / 5.72% ROI)
  • 36-30 against the Moneyline (-6 Units / -4.95% ROI)
  • 34-32 against the Over for game total points (-1.2 Units / -1.65% ROI)
  • 32-34 against the Under for game total points (-5.35 Units / -7.37% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 32 away games (+15.22 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the 2H Moneyline in 25 of their last 36 games (+12.80 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the Spread in 28 of their last 44 games (+11.55 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the 4Q Spread in 22 of their last 33 games (+10.95 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have covered the 3Q Spread in 23 of their last 34 away games (+10.87 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only covered the 2Q Spread in 18 of their last 55 games (-21.50 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 23 of their last 55 games (-20.47 Units / -25% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 8 of their last 32 away games (-18.47 Units / -52% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 25 of their last 63 games (-15.68 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Toronto Raptors have only covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 66 games (-14.53 Units / -20% ROI)

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

  • 31-36 against the Spread (-8.6 Units / -11.67% ROI)
  • 40-27 against the Moneyline (-7.4 Units / -4.77% ROI)
  • 36-31 against the Over for game total points (+1.9 Units / 2.58% ROI)
  • 31-36 against the Under for game total points (-8.6 Units / -11.67% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 36 of their last 55 games (+17.36 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1H Moneyline in 34 of their last 48 games (+15.87 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 51 games (+14.40 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1Q Spread in 31 of their last 48 games (+12.08 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the Game Total Over in 34 of their last 55 games (+10.90 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 18 of their last 54 games (-31.56 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 20 of their last 61 games (-22.76 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 67 games (-20.18 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 3Q Spread in 19 of their last 55 games (-19.49 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 4Q Spread in 26 of their last 66 games (-16.85 Units / -23% ROI)

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Toronto Raptors: Keys to the Game vs. the Denver Nuggets

The Raptors were 4-12 (.250) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Raptors are 21-3 (.875) when scoring 110 or more points this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Raptors are 16-20 (.444) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Raptors are 9-2 (.818) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

Denver Nuggets: Keys to the Game vs. the Toronto Raptors

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

Injury Report: Nuggets vs. Raptors - Saturday's Game, Mar. 12

  • Will Barton (Nuggets): Barton is questionable for Saturday's (Mar. 12) game against Toronto.
  • Zeke Nnaji (Nuggets): Nnaji is questionable for Saturday's (Mar. 12) game against Toronto.
  • Aaron Gordon (Nuggets): Gordon is questionable for Saturday's (Mar. 12) game against Toronto.
  • Bones Hyland (Nuggets): Hyland is probable for Saturday's (Mar. 12) game against Toronto.
  • Vlatko Cancar (Nuggets): The Nuggets announced that Cancar had surgery on his foot and will be re-evaluated in 12 weeks.
  • 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.
  • Malachi Flynn (Raptors): The Raptors announced that Flynn is out indefinitelty.
  • OG Anunoby (Raptors): Anunoby is expected to miss at least two weeks before being re-evaluated, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Toronto Raptors Offensive Stats & Trends

The Raptors have averaged 13.6 offensive rebounds per game (571 rebounds/42 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Raptors have averaged 11.8 turnovers per game (497 turnovers/42 games) this season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Raptors made 14.4 three-pointers per game last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Raptors have averaged 21.7 assists per game (910 assists/42 games) this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 23.9

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%

Toronto Raptors Defensive Stats & Trends

The Raptors have averaged 31.9 defensive rebounds per game (3,632 rebounds/114 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Raptors averaged 32.1 defensive rebounds per game (2,308 rebounds/72 games) last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Raptors have averaged 31.5 defensive rebounds per game (1,324 rebounds/42 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Raptors have averaged 9.1 steals per game (384 steals/42 games) this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

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


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