Nuggets vs Kings: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 23, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 22, 2020 - Last Updated on December 23, 2020

The Denver Nuggets (0-0) hit the court against the Sacramento Kings (0-0) as favorites on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 9:00 PM ET on ALT.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of December 22, 2020, 3:40 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Kings Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 22

Nuggets: None
Kings: None

Nuggets and Kings Records ATS

  • Denver had a 46-41-4 record ATS last year.
  • The Nuggets had a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 8.5 points, going 5-11-2 last season.
  • In 51.6% of its games last season (47/91), Denver and its opponents outscored the set over/under.
  • With a 37-33-2 record ATS last season, Sacramento outperformed expectations ATS last season.
  • Sacramento and its opponents often hit the over last season, doing so in 52.8% (38) of its 72 games played.

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Head to Head

Will Barton scored a team-high 19 points to help lead the Nuggets over Nemanja Bjelica (27 points) and the Kings 120-115 in their most recent matchup on Sunday. The Nuggets were favored by 7.5 points in the game, but the Kings covered the spread in the win. The teams put up a total of 235 total points to go over the 209-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/29/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -7.5 209 -338 270 Regular Season 120-115 DEN*
11/30/2019 Nuggets Kings -4 205.5 -181 149 Regular Season 100-97 SAC*
10/28/2019 Nuggets Kings -5 217.5 -213 174 Regular Season 101-94 DEN*
2/13/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 120-118 DEN
1/3/2019 Kings Regular Season 117-113 DEN
10/23/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 126-112 DEN
3/11/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 130-104 DEN
1/6/2018 Kings Regular Season 106-98 SAC
11/20/2017 Kings Regular Season 114-98 DEN
10/21/2017 Nuggets Regular Season 96-79 DEN
  • 12/29/2019 DNP – Nuggets: Paul Millsap; Kings: Marvin Bagley III
  • 11/30/2019 DNP – Kings: De’Aaron Fox, Marvin Bagley III
  • 10/28/2019 DNP – Kings: Marvin Bagley III
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Scoring Trends

  • Last season, the Nuggets were the NBA’s 19th-highest scoring team (110.5 PPG), while the Kings allowed their opponents the 17th-fewest points per game (112.1) in the league.
  • The Nuggets scored a total of 111 more points than their opponents last year (an average of 1.2 per game), while the Kings were out-scored by opponents on average last year (by 147 total points, -2 per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic scored 19.9 points per game last season, while grabbing 9.7 rebounds per game averaging 7.0 assists per game.
  • Gary Harris averaged 1.4 steals per game. Paul Millsap collected 0.6 blocks an outing.

Kings Leaders

  • De’Aaron Fox scored 21.1 points per game last season while tacking on 6.8 assists.
  • Hassan Whiteside averaged 13.5 rebounds per game.
  • Fox grabbed 1.5 per game. Whiteside averaged 2.9 blocks an outing.

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