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Denver Nuggets at Indiana Pacers Betting Pick – Jan 23, 2024

On Tuesday, the Denver Nuggets are on the road at the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association. The Denver Nuggets are 30-14 on the season, which is the third best record in the Western Conference. The Nuggets have won back to back games. Overall, Denver is 7-3 in their last 10 games.

For the Indiana Pacers, they come into the game with a 24-19 record. The Pacers are looking to snap a two game losing streak. Indiana fell on the road at the Suns on Sunday. In their last ten games, the Pacers have split them.

The Denver Nuggets are road favorites in this game. Denver is listed at -2.5 over the Pacers. The total is set at 241.5.

Nuggets Looking to Grab Road Win

The defending NBA Champion Denver Nuggets are scoring 115.9 points per game, and allowing 110.9 per game. The Nuggets are 13-10 at home this season, and have gone 13-4 against teams from the Eastern Conference.

Nikola Jokic is the top scorer for the Nuggets this season. The big man is scoring more than 26 points per game, dishing out 9.1 assists, and ripping down 11.9 rebounds per game. The Nuggets are also getting 20.9 points from point guard Jamal Murray, while Michael Porter Jr is at 16.4 per game.

Denver will remain on the road following this game for one more. On Thursday, the Nuggets are at Madison Square Garden to take on the Knicks. The Nuggets then go home and host Philadelphia on Saturday and Milwaukee on Monday. The Nuggets then finish the month at the Thunder on Wednesday.

Pacers Love to Run

The Indiana Pacers come into the game as the top scoring team in the national Basketball Association. The bad news – they have been one the worst defensive teams in the league as well. Indiana is scoring 125 points per game, and allowing teams to score 123.1 per game. The Pacers come into the game with a 13-8 home road, but have struggled against the Western Conference, going just 4-8.

Indiana has added Pascal Siakam to their arsenal, and he scored 15 in the loss to the Suns. Siakam will be a great addition for Tyrese Haliburton when he comes back from injury. Hailiburton played the January 19th game, but was forced to sit in this game. The point guard is scoring 23.6 points per game and dishing out 12.6 assists per game.

Indiana is playing their first of a four game home stand. After this game, the Pacers will host the 76ers on Thursday, Suns on Friday and Grizzlies on Sunday. The next road game for the Pacers will come January 30th in Boston.

Nuggets Top Pacers

The Denver Nuggets are the better team. Sure, the Pacers are getting better. Sure, the Pacers love to score. But, the Nuggets are going to make sure they go on the road and prove they are still the team to beat. Big game for Jokic as the Pacers can’t stop him. Bet the Denver Nuggets -2.5 over the Indiana Pacers.

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