Denver Nuggets at Washington Wizards Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 12/4/2014
Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Verizon Center in Washington
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On Friday, the Denver Nuggets will try to add a win to their 4-5 road record when they visit the Washington Wizards. The Nuggets were able to win both of their games against the Wizards during the 2013-14 season.
The Nuggets saw their two-game winning streak come to an end on Tuesday when they Portland Trail Blazers beat them 105-103 in Denver. They lost that game despite shooting 50.6 percent from the field and outrebounding the Blazers 41-37.
Through their first 18 games, the Nuggets have been able to score 105.2 points per game against their opponents. Point guard Ty Lawson currently owns a 19 PER by averaging 16.6 points, 10 assists and 1.4 steals per game. Center Timofey Mozgov has scored 9.8 points per game while pulling down a team-best 7.5 rebounds per game.
On Wednesday, the Wizards picked up their third straight win by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 111-95 at home. Shooting guard Bradley Beal had his best game of the season in that one, making 11 of his 19 shots and finishing with a team-high 27 points.
The Wizards are currently in the top five in the league in assists with 25.2 helpers per game. All-Star point guard John Wall has a solid 20.4 PER right now after averaging 18.1 points, 9.6 assists and 2.2 steals per game in his first 17 games of the season.
Denver Nuggets Betting Trends
Denver Nuggets are 8-9-1 Against the Spread
Denver Nuggets are 8-7-0 against the Over/Under
Washington Wizards Betting Trends
Washington Wizards are 8-8-1 Against the Spread
Washington Wizards are 10-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/25/14 G Randy Foye Quad out indefinitely
12/04/14 F Nene Foot "?" Friday vs. Denver
12/04/14 F Paul Pierce Toe injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Denver
10/24/14 G Martell Webster Back out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington
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