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Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers
- Spread: 76ers -4.5
- Over/Under: 229
- Time: 7 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
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The revamped Philadelphia 76ers, who acquired Tobias Harris in a blockbuster trade this week, will take the court together for the first time against the injured Denver Nuggets.
The public is all over the new-look 76ers. Should you follow or fade? Our analysts discuss.
Betting Trends to Know
The 76ers made a few rotation-changing deals at the deadline to add to their scoring attack, including Tobias Harris. Philly has lost two consecutive games entering this showdown against the West’s second-best team (record-wise) in the Nuggets.
Over the last five years, the Sixers are an astounding 26-8 (76.5%) against-the-spread at home against above-.500 Western Conference teams, including 16-4 ATS (80%) over the last three seasons in this spot. — Evan Abrams
This is the Nuggets’ fourth consecutive road game. One would think all that travel would have an adverse effect on a team. But since 2005, teams that are playing at least their fourth game in a row away from home have gone 619-547-26 (52.3%) ATS. Mike Malone’s teams have gone 19-12-2 ATS in that time. — John Ewing