The Denver Nuggets and the Atlanta Hawks will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Philips Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hawks listed as 5-point favorites versus the Nuggets, while the game’s total is sitting at 200.
The Nuggets defeated New York 117-110 as a 4.5-point favorite on Sunday. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (219.5).
Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 32 points to go along with nine rebounds for Denver, while J.R. Smith added 16 points in the win.
Joe Johnson went for a game-high 41 points on Saturday, as the Hawks flew past the Bulls 129-117. The Hawks covered the 10-point spread, and the combined 246 points sailed OVER the posted total of 193.
Josh Smith added 24 points for the Hawks, and Marvin Williams chipped in with 16 in the win.
Denver has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has won 4 straight games.
Denver: 20-11 SU, 17-13-1 ATS
Atlanta: 19-10 SU, 17-12 ATS
Denver most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing New York are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Indiana are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Denver is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 6 games
Denver is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Atlanta is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games
Denver at Toronto, Wednesday, December 31
Atlanta at Indiana, Tuesday, December 30