NBA Matchups  >>  Washington Wizards vs. Denver Nuggets Preview 01/18/2013

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The Washington Wizards and the Denver Nuggets will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Pepsi Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Nuggets listed as 11½-point favorites versus the Wizards, while the game's total is sitting at 210.
The Wizards were a 95-94 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (189) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Denver, they were a 117-97 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Nuggets failed to cover in the match as a 9-point underdog, while 214 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Washington:
Team record: 7-29 SU, 21-14-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 13 of last 17 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games when playing on the road against Denver
is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games when playing Denver

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Sacramento are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

Denver:
Team record: 24-17 SU, 23-18 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2


NEXT UP:
Washington at LA Clippers, Saturday, January 19
Denver home to Oklahoma City, Sunday, January 20