NBA Picks: Atlanta Hawks vs. Denver Nuggets
The Atlanta Hawks are 16-7 against the spread in their last 23 games versus the Denver Nuggets, which is important to consider when making your NBA picks on Monday night, as the two teams meet at the Pepsi Center in the Mile High City.
Sports bettors will find that the Hawks are 10.5-point road underdogs in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 212 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this non-conference affair from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
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The Atlanta Hawks have lost back-to-back games, including a 99-98 setback to the Los Angeles Lakers as 5.5-point road underdogs on Sunday night.
Sports bettors will find that the Hawks are 35-16-1 against the spread in their last 52 games on zero days' rest.
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The Denver Nuggets are 25-3 overall at home this season. That includes a 9-2 record versus Eastern Conference opponents.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Nuggets are 10-10 against the spread as home favorites of 9.5 to 12 points, with the OVER going 12-8 in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Atlanta Hawks as one of their sports betting picks on Monday night, as they've gone 3-1 against the spread as road underdogs of 9.5 to 12 points in their last four opportunities.
NBA Pick: Atlanta Hawks +10.5