NBA Betting Preview & Picks

Denver Nuggets vs Indiana Pacers

Game Date: Friday, December 7, 2012 | Game Time: 7:05 PM | Home Line: -1.5 | Total: 195.0

by BG Sports

Denver Nuggets v Indiana Pacers Series Betting Trends

The Denver Nuggets travel to Indiana to play the Pacers at 7:05 PM on Friday, December 7, 2012. Indiana is the favorite in this matchup, laying -1.5 points here at home. The Total has been posted at Over/Under 195.0.

Before getting to specific team details, let's have a look at the recent games in this series to see if we can identify any NBA sports betting trends to assist in making the right pick in this game.

Recent Results in the Nuggets/Pacers Series

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 14, 2014 Denver 108Indiana87-3.0197.5
February 10, 2014 Denver 80Indiana119-10.5199.0
January 25, 2014 Indiana 96Denver1092.0202.0
January 28, 2013 Indiana 101Denver102-5.5194.5
December 7, 2012 Denver 92Indiana89-1.5195.0
February 11, 2012 Denver 113Indiana109-3.0201.0
January 23, 2011 Indiana 107Denver121-9.0214.5
November 9, 2010 Denver 113Indiana144-1.0209.0
March 5, 2010 Indiana 114Denver122-10.5220.5
November 3, 2009 Denver 111Indiana935.0226.0

When looking at the last 34 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 21 games compared to 13 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Denver/Indiana series is 102 ppg while the vistor has put up 96.9 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 5.1 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 34 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 5.1 ppg. That represents a value number of 3.6 when meassured against the offered line of -1.5, suggesting a wager on Indiana makes the most sense - at least, when looking at betting against the number according to the historical series trends.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 34 games between the Nuggets and the Pacers is 198.9 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 3.9 against the line, suggesting a bet of Over 195.0 may be in order. At least it appears as such on first impression when compared to the series history.

Now let's take a look at the series history in this exact situation, with Denver as the road team and with Indiana as the home team.

Recent Results when Denver visits Indiana

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 14, 2014 Denver 108Indiana87-3.0197.5
February 10, 2014 Denver 80Indiana119-10.5199.0
December 7, 2012 Denver 92Indiana89-1.5195.0
February 11, 2012 Denver 113Indiana109-3.0201.0
November 9, 2010 Denver 113Indiana144-1.0209.0
November 3, 2009 Denver 111Indiana935.0226.0
March 1, 2009 Denver 94Indiana1002.5215.5

When looking at the last 17 games in this series while Indiana has been the home team, we can see the Pacers have won 9 games compared to 8 wins for the Nuggets. Average points scored per game by Indiana in this situation is is 98.9 ppg while Denver has put up 95.2 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 3.7 favoring the Pacers.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 3.7 ppg. That represents a value number of 2.2 when meassured against the offered line of -1.5, suggesting a wager on the Pacers makes the most sense. At least, that's the way it looks when you ponder a bet against the line, looking at this wager in the vacuum of this series situation.

The average Total points scored spanning the last 17 games between the Nuggets and the Pacers is 194.1 per game. That creates a differential of 0.9 against the line, suggesting a bet of Under 195.0 may hold the greatest value. At least in relation to the series history.

Can the Denver Nuggets Cover the Spread?

This season the Denver Nuggets have played 13 games, averaging 103.1 points per game, while allowing 104.8 points per game. This has led to a season record of 6-7. Let's have a closer look at recent Denver Nuggets results.

Recent Denver Nuggets Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 23, 2014 Denver 101(LAK) Los Angeles941.5221.0
November 21, 2014 New Orleans 97Denver1172.5213.5
November 19, 2014 Oklahoma City 100Denver107-7.5199.0
November 17, 2014 Denver 106Cleveland97-11.5217.5
November 16, 2014 Denver 93New York109-2.0203.5
November 14, 2014 Denver 108Indiana87-3.0197.5
November 12, 2014 Portland 130Denver113-2.5208.5

This season the Denver Nuggets have played 7 games on the road, averaging 101.1 points per game, while allowing 105.1 points per game. This has led to a season record of 3-4. Let's have a closer look at recent Denver Nuggets results on the road.

Recent Denver Nuggets Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 23, 2014 Denver 101(LAK) Los Angeles941.5221.0
November 17, 2014 Denver 106Cleveland97-11.5217.5
November 16, 2014 Denver 93New York109-2.0203.5
November 14, 2014 Denver 108Indiana87-3.0197.5
November 9, 2014 Denver 100Portland116-9.5206.0

Can the Indiana Pacers Cover the Spread?

This season the Indiana Pacers have played 14 games, averaging 92.4 points per game, while allowing 94.4 points per game. This has led to a season record of 6-7. Let's have a closer look at recent Indiana Pacers results.

Recent Indiana Pacers Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 24, 2014 Indiana 111Dallas100-12.5197.0
November 22, 2014 Phoenix 106Indiana832.0196.0
November 19, 2014 Charlotte 86Indiana88-2.0180.5
November 15, 2014 Indiana 99Chicago90-9.0180.5
November 14, 2014 Denver 108Indiana87-3.0197.5
November 12, 2014 Indiana 81Miami75-8.5187.5
November 10, 2014 Utah 86Indiana97-2.5188.5
November 8, 2014 Washington 97Indiana903.0183.5
November 7, 2014 Indiana 98Boston101-5.5191.0
November 5, 2014 Indiana 94Washington96-9.5187.5

This season the Indiana Pacers have played 8 games here at home, averaging 89.8 points per game, while allowing 94.8 points per game. This has led to a season record of 3-5. Let's have a closer look at recent Indiana Pacers results when playing at home.

Recent Indiana Pacers Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
November 22, 2014 Phoenix 106Indiana832.0196.0
November 19, 2014 Charlotte 86Indiana88-2.0180.5
November 14, 2014 Denver 108Indiana87-3.0197.5
November 10, 2014 Utah 86Indiana97-2.5188.5
November 8, 2014 Washington 97Indiana903.0183.5
November 4, 2014 Milwaukee 87Indiana81-4.0192.0
October 31, 2014 Memphis 97Indiana897.0184.5
October 29, 2014 Philadelphia 91Indiana103-6.5188.0
May 28, 2014 Miami 90Indiana93-1.0183.5
May 20, 2014 Miami 87Indiana832.5184.5

More

Top of Page

SHOPPING CART

No items in your cart. Buy Picks and Subscriptions

TOP CAPPER

Matt Moorhead was on Fire yesterday, going 7-3 with a net gain of 394 units. Get today's picks and cash in on the action!

HANDICAPPER RESEARCH

We offer several usefull tools to aid in your reseach of our handicappers that can be broken down to seasonal results, overall history, annual results, league and more. Try before you buy!

LINKS


Main Page | About Us | Members Login | Betting Tools | FAQ | XML Site Map | Terms | Privacy | Advertise | Contact


Copyright © 1996 - 2014 ProCappers® Group S.A. - The Professional Handicappers League™
Information contained in this site is for news & entertainment purposes only. Any use of this information in violation of federal, state or local law is prohibited.
ProCappers Group S.A. is a Registered Company of Costa Rica.

Please enjoy the daily winning free picks, baseball picks, free daily basketball predictions, free nba picks, free ncaab pick, weekly nfl football predictions, weekly college football picks, original content, cutting edge information, exhaustive research, in-depth reports and detailed analysis, wagering tips, industry tricks, sports betting advice, strategies to beat the odds, gambling articles and more!
GUARANTEED PICKS FREE PICKS SCORES & ODDS NETWORK SITES ONLINE SPORTSBOOKS RESOURCES