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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
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
March 1, 2009 Denver 94Indiana1002.5215.5

When looking at the last 33 games in this series, we can see the home team has won 21 games compared to 12 wins for the road team. Average points scored per game for the home team in the Denver/Indiana series is 102.5 ppg while the vistor has put up 96.6 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 5.9 favoring the home team.

As stated, the exact advantage spanning the last 33 games represents a median average advantage for the home team in this series of 5.9 ppg. That represents a value number of 4.4 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 33 games between the Nuggets and the Pacers is 199.1 per game. That creates a face value cushion of 4.1 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
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
November 10, 2007 Denver 113Indiana106

When looking at the last 16 games in this series while Indiana has been the home team, we can see the Pacers have won 9 games compared to 7 wins for the Nuggets. Average points scored per game by Indiana in this situation is is 99.7 ppg while Denver has put up 94.4 ppg, creating an average margin of victory of 5.3 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 5.3 ppg. That represents a value number of 3.8 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 16 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 83 games, averaging 104.3 points per game, while allowing 106.4 points per game. This has led to a season record of 36-47. Let's have a closer look at recent Denver Nuggets results.

Recent Denver Nuggets Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
October 6, 2014 Denver 95(LAK) Los Angeles98
April 16, 2014 Golden St. 116Denver112-8.5209.0
April 15, 2014 Denver 105(LAC) Los Angeles117-10.0219.5
April 12, 2014 Utah 94Denver101-9.5211.5
April 10, 2014 Denver 100Golden St.99-12.0216.0
April 9, 2014 Houston 116Denver1231.5222.5
April 6, 2014 Denver 125Houston130-10.5222.0

This season the Denver Nuggets have played 42 games on the road, averaging 102.6 points per game, while allowing 107.7 points per game. This has led to a season record of 14-28. Let's have a closer look at recent Denver Nuggets results on the road.

Recent Denver Nuggets Road Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
October 6, 2014 Denver 95(LAK) Los Angeles98
April 15, 2014 Denver 105(LAC) Los Angeles117-10.0219.5
April 10, 2014 Denver 100Golden St.99-12.0216.0
April 6, 2014 Denver 125Houston130-10.5222.0
April 4, 2014 Denver 92Memphis100-9.0200.5

Can the Indiana Pacers Cover the Spread?

This season the Indiana Pacers have played 101 games, averaging 95.8 points per game, while allowing 92.4 points per game. This has led to a season record of 66-47. Let's have a closer look at recent Indiana Pacers results.

Recent Indiana Pacers Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
May 30, 2014 Indiana 92Miami117-7.5182.5
May 28, 2014 Miami 90Indiana93-1.0183.5
May 26, 2014 Indiana 90Miami102-6.0182.5
May 24, 2014 Indiana 87Miami99-6.5182.5
May 20, 2014 Miami 87Indiana832.5184.5
May 18, 2014 Miami 96Indiana1072.0181.5
May 15, 2014 Indiana 93Washington80-4.5180.0
May 13, 2014 Washington 102Indiana79-5.5180.5
May 11, 2014 Indiana 95Washington92-4.5180.5
May 9, 2014 Indiana 85Washington63-5.0183.5

This season the Indiana Pacers have played 51 games here at home, averaging 97.4 points per game, while allowing 89.1 points per game. This has led to a season record of 40-11. Let's have a closer look at recent Indiana Pacers results when playing at home.

Recent Indiana Pacers Home Results

DateAwayTeamScoreHomeTeamScoreHomeLineTotal
May 28, 2014 Miami 90Indiana93-1.0183.5
May 20, 2014 Miami 87Indiana832.5184.5
May 18, 2014 Miami 96Indiana1072.0181.5
May 13, 2014 Washington 102Indiana79-5.5180.5
May 7, 2014 Washington 82Indiana86-4.5186.0
May 5, 2014 Washington 102Indiana96-4.0183.5
May 3, 2014 Atlanta 80Indiana92-6.5185.0
April 28, 2014 Atlanta 107Indiana97-7.0186.5
April 22, 2014 Atlanta 85Indiana101-7.5186.5
April 19, 2014 Atlanta 101Indiana93-7.5185.5

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