Nuggets vs Wizards: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards (8-17) are  underdogs against Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (15-12) Wednesday, February 17 at Capital One Arena. The matchup starts at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-DC. The over/under is  in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 17, 2021, 2:25 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Wizards Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 17

Nuggets:
Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
Monte Morris: Day To Day (Shoulder),
Nikola Jokic: Day To Day (Thumb),
Will Barton: Out (Personal),
Gary Harris: Day To Day (Adductor),
Paul Millsap: Out (Knee),
PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)

Wizards:
Ish Smith: Out (Quad),
Thomas Bryant: Out For Season (Left knee)

Nuggets and Wizards Records ATS

  • Denver’s record against the spread is 12-15 this season.
  • The Nuggets are 7-6 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 3.5-point favorite.
  • Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 66.7% of its games this season (18/27).
  • Washington has an 11-14 record ATS this season.
  • For the third time this season, the Wizards are at least a 3.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-2 against the spread.
  • 13 of Washington’s 25 games (52%) this season have gone over the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Denver’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup point total (233.5 points) in 33.3% of opportunities (nine out of 27 matchups).
  • In 11 out of Washington’s 25 games this season (44%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the point total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • On average, the over/under in Nuggets games is 7.6 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points in this matchup.
  • Wizards’ games have an over/under of 232.4 points this season, 1.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.
  • The Nuggets’ average implied point total this season is 5.5 fewer points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (113.5 implied points on average compared to 119 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Denver has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (119) 10 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Wizards (119.5) is 4.5 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (115).
  • Washington has scored more than 115 points in 11 games on the season.
  • The Nuggets are the NBA’s seventh-highest scoring team (114.9 PPG), while the Wizards allow their opponents the 29th-fewest points per game (119.1) in the league.
  • The Nuggets have totaled 104 more points than their opponents this season (3.9 per game on average), while the Wizards have been out-scored by 147 total points (5.9 per game average differential).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Jokic leads the Nuggets in points, rebounds and assists. He puts up 27.1 points per game while tacking on 11.4 rebounds and 8.6 assists.
  • Jokic’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 27.5, 0.4 points higher than his season average of 27.1.
  • Jamal Murray is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, knocking down 2.2 per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 2.2.
  • Denver’s blocks leader is Michael Porter Jr., who collects 1.2 per game. Jokic leads the team averaging 1.5 steals a game.
  • Jokic’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, equal to his season average of 1.5.

Wizards Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook has the top spot on the Wizards rebounds and assists leaderboard, with 9.2 rebounds per game and 9.4 assists per game.
  • Westbrook’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is listed at 38.5 combined points, rebounds, and assists, 0.6 higher than his season average of 37.9.
  • Beal holds the title of Washington’s top scorer by putting up 33.1 points per game.
  • Beal’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 44.5, 1.8 higher than his season average of 42.7.
  • Davis Bertans makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wizards, cashing in 2.7 treys per game.
  • Bertans’ three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.8 shots higher than his season average of 2.7.
  • Nobody on Washington grabs more steals than Beal (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Alex Len (1.1 per game).
  • Len’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks higher than his season average of 1.1.

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