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New York Knicks at Denver Nuggets Betting Pick

The New York Knicks are on the road at the Denver Nuggets on Thursday. The New York Knicks are 41-27 on the season. The Knicks are just ahead of Orlando for fourth in the Eastern Conference. New York is also just two games back of the Cavaliers for third in the East. New York is coming off a big road win at the Warriors on Monday.

For the Denver Nuggets, they are now 48-21 on the season. The Nuggets beat the Timberwolves on Tuesday night to move into a tie with the Thunder for the top of the Western Conference standings. Denver is 27-6 at home this season, and 21-6 against teams from the Eastern Conference.

The Denver Nuggets are -8.5 at home in this game. The total is 209.5.

Knicks Ups and Downs Currently Swing Up

Back on March 10th, the Knicks scored just 73 points in a loss to Philadelphia. Since that dismal performance, the Knicks have won four straight games. New York scored 119 in the most recent win over the Warriors. The Knicks still rank 22nd in the league, with 112 points per game.

Jalen Brunson is having an outstanding season. The guard from Villanova is scoring more than 27 points per game, and dishing out 6.4 assists. The Knicks have been without their second leading scorer Julius Randle since January 27th. Randle is expected back late this month, but will not play in this game.

New York will come home and host the Nets and Pistons next, before going on the road for back to back games. The Knicks are in Toronto and San Antonio.

Defending Champion Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets lost at Dallas on Sunday, but needed to bounce back, and they did with the win at Minnesota. In the win over the Timberwolves, big man Nikola Jokic poured in a game high 35 points. He also recorded 16 rebounds. Michael Porter was strong for Denver as well, as he had 26 points.

Jokic is the top scorer for Denver, with 26 points per game. He also leads the team in assists, with 9 per game, and rebounds, with more than 12. Jamal Murray is second in scoring, with 20.9 per game, while Porter is now up to just shy of 17 per game.

The Nuggets will go on the road next to take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday. Following that, Denver is home for five straight games. The Nuggets will host Memphis, Phoenix, Minnesota, Cleveland and San Antonio.

Nuggets Top Knicks

The Knicks are going to stick around in this game. But, in the end they are not going to have enough offense to hang with the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets are the defending NBA Champions for a reason.

They will play like it in this game, and beat the Knicks. When we make our betting picks for this game, we are going to take the Denver Nuggets – over the New York Knicks. Best of luck and enjoy the game!

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