Wizards vs Nuggets Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/21

Wizards vs Nuggets Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/21

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Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Washington Wizards - Prediction KingPin Pro

Washington, DC; January 21, 2024, 4:00 p.m. EST

Spread: DEN -13.5
Over/Under: 238.5

Game Overview

Witness the clash between the Denver Nuggets and the Washington Wizards on January 21, 2024, at the Capital One Arena. The Nuggets, with a strong road record, face the Wizards, who aim to defy the odds. Dive into comprehensive insights featuring team stats, player matchups, recent performances, and injury updates.

 

Team Statistics

Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets, boasting a record of 29-14 (12-10 away), rely on Nikola Jokic's stellar performances. Despite recent road struggles, Jokic's leadership makes the Nuggets a formidable force.

Washington Wizards

The Wizards, currently at 7-33 (3-14 at home), feature Kyle Kuzma as their leading scorer. Facing a significant spread, the Wizards aim to challenge the Nuggets and cover the points.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

The Nuggets' Aaron Gordon is questionable for the game on January 21, while Julian Strawther is expected to return by January 23. For the Wizards, Daniel Gafford is out for the upcoming matchup.

 

Recent Performances

Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets secured a close victory against the Celtics but faced challenges in recent road games. Nikola Jokic's consistent performances remain pivotal for the team.

Washington Wizards

The Wizards suffered a narrow loss to the Knicks and face an uphill battle against the Nuggets. Kyle Kuzma's scoring will be crucial in their attempt to cover the spread.

 

Prediction

Anticipate the Washington Wizards to cover the +13.5 points spread against the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets have shown vulnerabilities on the road, providing an opportunity for the Wizards to keep the game competitive, and potentially cover the spread.

Pick: Washington Wizards +13.5

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