[7:00 PM] Nuggets @ Pistons

Who will WIN this matchup?

Denver Nuggets (2-2)

Detroit Pistons (3-2)


Current odds:

Denver Nuggets: (+169)

Detroit Pistons: (-188)


ESPN simulations have Detroit as 72.9% favorites to win the game.

66% of sports bets are currently on Detroit to win as (-188) favorites.

Detroit allowed an average of 84.7 points in three straight home wins but bookended that streak by yielding 109 points in each of its two road setbacks

The Nuggets have yet to play a game decided by more than five points and suffered a pair of losses by a total of five points before surviving for a 102-99 win at Minnesota on Thursday. Denver is playing the third of a five-game road trip on Saturday and the first of a back-to-back before heading to Boston on Sunday.

Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson enjoyed his most productive game of the young season with 14 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in 34 minutes off the bench and Wilson Chandler added 19 points in 27 minutes as a reserve in a 102-99 win at Minnesota on Wednesday.

Drummond posted 20-plus rebounds in back-to-back games against Orlando and Milwaukee but totaled 19 in the last two contests.

Denver took both meetings last season and four of the last five in the series.


StreakSmarts Pick: Detroit Pistons

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick