Basketball sports betting respect Denver’s talent and coaching and think that they have the potential to be a basketball betting online dark horse in the 2011 playoffs this spring.
The Denver Nuggets will host the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night with a telecast on NBA TV set to begin at 9 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have the side and total odds on this game so be sure and open your account today.
Denver had a basketball betting NBA online record of 20-1-5 straight up and 12-20-3 against the spread with a home record of just 6 payouts in 18 home games and just 7 of their games at home going under the total. Carmelo Anthony may want a trade and may be playing out the string in Denver but he still leads the team in scoring with 24.4 points per game.
Denver had the 2nd ranked offense in the NBA with an average of 106.1 points per game. The problem the Nuggets had was their defense that was allowing 104.6 points per game to rank 24th in the NBA.
Phoenix had a record of 14-20 straight up and 12-20-2 with the NBA sports betting line. The Suns paid out in just 7 of their first 17 road games and went over the total in 10 of those games. Phoenix was similar to Denver in that they ranked 3rd for scoring offense but 29th for defense as they were allowing 108.5 points per game.
Phoenix has shown phenomenal basketball sports betting value against Denver as they have lost just 3 of the last 15 head to head meetings against the spread. This year the Suns scored a 100-94 home payout over Denver on November 15 and then scored a push in a 138-133 loss at Denver on November 28. The series has gone under the total in 5 of the last 7 meetings.
Phoenix has gone 3-1-1 against the board in their last 5 trips to Denver. Denver has shown terrible value as a favorite this year with just 4 payouts in their last 20 games while Phoenix lost 4 of their last 10 against the spread as a dog.