Denver Nuggets vs. Charlotte Hornets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [12/23/2023]

Denver Nuggets vs. Charlotte Hornets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks  [12/23/2023]

NBA action continues on Saturday at 7:00PM ET as the favored Denver Nuggets square off with the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center.'s comprehensive betting preview for Saturday's Nuggets vs. Hornets matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Nuggets vs. Hornets Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and data analysis to simulate the outcome of Saturday's NBA game between the Nuggets and Hornets 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA predictions.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Nuggets an 80% chance of defeating the Hornets, and our predicted final score has the Nuggets winning 117-107.

According to our model, the Hornets (+10.5) have a 53% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 224.5 points has a 51% chance of going under.

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Nuggets vs. Hornets Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Nuggets Hornets
Spread -10.5 (-115) +10.5 (-105)
Moneyline -575 +430
Total o224.5 (-108) u224.5 (-108)
  • The Hornets are +10.5 underdogs versus the Nuggets, with -105 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Nuggets (-10.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on offer at -115.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Hornets at +430. That means you can throw down $100 to profit $430, earning a total payout of $530, if they win.
  • Meanwhile, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Nuggets at -575, where you can risk $575 to win $100 for a total payout of $675 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under sits at 224.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -108, while DraftKings currently has the best odds for the Under at -108.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the sports betting sites available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Nuggets vs. Hornets Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Hornets +10.5 -105
Moneyline Hornets +430
Total Under 224.5 -108


While the Nuggets are more likely to win the game, betting on the Hornets moneyline is the best option due to the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is crucial to being profitable in the long run.

Our best NBA bets are based on world-class simulations and wagering expertise to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Nuggets vs. Hornets Player Props

Looking for Denver vs. Charlotte NBA player props? We have crunched the numbers to project key individual stats for each team, such as points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers.

Nikola Jokic is expected to lead the Nuggets with 30 points, 14 rebounds and 9 assists, while Miles Bridges is projected to have 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the Hornets.

Nuggets Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Nuggets:

Nikola Jokic 30 14 9 1
Jamal Murray 21 5 7 3
Michael Porter 16 8 2 3
Aaron Gordon 15 6 4 1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 10 2 2 2

Hornets Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Hornets:

Miles Bridges 18 5 4 2
Gordon Hayward 15 4 5 1
Brandon Miller 14 3 2 2
P.J. Washington 13 4 2 2
Nick Richards 11 9 1 0

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out the best NBA betting trends for today's games.

Remember, our model updates often, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting insights before the Nuggets vs. Hornets on Saturday December 23, 2023.

Nuggets vs. Hornets Game Information

Saturday's game between the Hornets and Nuggets at Spectrum Center is scheduled to commence at 7:00PM ET.


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