Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers 3/14/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/14/2022 at 10:57 AM ET

Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers 3/14/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

The Denver Nuggets head east in search of snapping a two-game losing streak when visiting the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. Denver is second in the Northwest division at 40-28 and 2 ½ games behind the first place Utah Jazz. Denver was defeated by the Toronto Raptors 127-115 on Saturday. The leading scorer for Denver was Nikola Jokic with 26 points. The Nuggets were dominated on the boards by Toronto 50-39.

Nikola Jokic is leading Denver in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 26.1 points, 13.9 rebounds and 8.1 assists per game. Will Barton is the second leading scorer with an average of 14.8 points per game and is one of six players for Denver averaging double-figures in scoring. Denver is scoring an average of 111.0 points per game, while the Nuggets are shooting 47.5% overall and 35.0% from 3-point territory.

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Philadelphia will complete a back-to-back on Monday when hosting Denver after playing on the road Sunday against the Orlando Magic. Philadelphia is first in the Atlantic division at 40-25, with a half-game lead over the Boston Celtics. Philadelphia was defeated by the Brooklyn Nets 129-100 on Thursday. The leading scorer for Philadelphia was Joel Embiid with 27 points but as a team the 76ers shot only 32.3%.

Joel Embiid is the leading scorer and rebounder for Philadelphia with averages of 29.7 points and 11.2 rebounds per game, while James Harden is the second leading scorer and the leader in assists with averages of 22.3 points and 11.2 assists per game. Philadelphia has four players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 108.4 points per game.

Philadelphia will be playing its second game in as many nights when hosting Denver, but that should not affect the 76ers in a negative way. With the addition of James Harden, the 76ers have a strong inside/outside combination in Harden and Joel Embiid, with both averaging 22 points or more per game. Denver has struggled to cover the number of late, failing to cover five of its last seven. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia 76ers win and cover ATS 115-108.

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