Denver Nuggets (3-2) @ Orlando Magic (2-3)
November 2, 2019, 7:00 PM ET (Amway Center)
Line: Denver Nuggets -170 Orlando Magic +160
Spread: Denver Nuggets -4 Total: 201
This is the first of two games between these teams with the second being December 18. The Magic will be on the second night of a back-to-back and are coming off of a 123-91 loss to the Bucks. Denver has dropped their last two games and is coming off of a big loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Denver is 2-1 on the road this season. Orlando is are being outscored by 4.8 points per game as they are scoring just 94.8 points per game. The Nuggets have struggled against teams under .500 with a 1-1 record.
Denver hopes to keep up recent form against Orlando
Denver is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games against Orlando. Nikola Jokic is coming off a bad performance against New Orleans where he played 28 minutes scoring 13 points, six rebounds, and six assists. Denver’s defense has been a let down so far surrendering 106.4 points per game. They have also not passed the ball as well as last season as they rank 20th in assists per game with 22.4 a game. Will Barton is questionable for this game with a toe injury and is listed as day-to-day. Michael Porter Jr. should get time if Barton misses this one with Porter scoring 15 points in his debut on Thursday.
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