76ers vs Nuggets Prediction - NBA Picks 3/27/23

Denver Nuggets (50-24) vs Philadelphia 76ers (49-25)

Game Info: Monday, March 27, 2023 at 9:30 pm (Ball Arena)

Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets -5.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets meet Monday in NBA action at the Ball Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 115.2 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 110.5 points on 47 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 33.3 points and 4.2 assists, while James Harden is averaging 21.4 points and 10.8 assists. Tyrese Maxey is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 5.8 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 83.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.9 rebounds per game.

The Denver Nuggets are averaging 116.8 points on 50.9 percent shooting and allowing 112.7 points on 48.1 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 24.9 points and 11.8 rebounds, while Jamal Murray is averaging 20.2 points and 4 rebounds. Michael Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Gordon is grabbing 6.5 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.8 rebounds per game.

The 76ers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The Nuggets are 16-6 ATS in their last 22 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 3-1-1 in 76ers last 5 Monday games. The under is 5-0 in Nuggets last 5 overall. The 76ers are 13-3 ATS in the last 16 meetings in Denver and 12-4-2 ATS in the last 18 meetings.

The Philadelphia 76ers in the underdog role is attractive given how they've looked all year. However, the Denver Nuggets win at home by an average of 10.8 points while shooting 52 percent from the field, and they're 24-13 ATS at home. It's hard to step in front of those numbers. The chalk is reasonable. Give me the Nuggets.

Randy’s Pick Denver Nuggets -5.5

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