Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [12/20/2023]

Denver Nuggets vs. Toronto Raptors Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks  [12/20/2023]

The Toronto Raptors will square off with the Denver Nuggets in NBA action at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday, beginning at 7:30PM ET.'s comprehensive betting preview for Wednesday's Nuggets vs. Raptors matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

We have used trusted machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NBA game between the Nuggets and Raptors 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our famous predictive analytics model currently gives the Nuggets a 61% chance of defeating the Raptors, and our predicted final score has the Nuggets winning 116-113.

According to our model, the Raptors (+3.5) have a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the 228.5-point Over/Under has a 51% chance of going over.

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Nuggets vs. Raptors Odds

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

Bet Type Nuggets Raptors
Spread -3.5 (-110) +3.5 (-105)
Moneyline -165 +145
Total o228.5 (-105) u228.5 (-115)
  • The Raptors are currently +3.5 underdogs against the Nuggets, with -105 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Nuggets (-3.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at -110.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Raptors at +145, which means you can bet $100 to profit $145, earning a total payout of $245, if they win.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Nuggets at -165, where you can risk $165 to win $100 for a total payout of $265 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 228.5 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -105, as well as the best odds for the Under at -115.

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

As always, check out the sports betting sites you have access to in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Nuggets vs. Raptors Picks

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

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Raptors +3.5 -105
Moneyline Nuggets -165
Total Over 228.5 -105


Our NBA best bets are based on world-class modeling and betting intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Nuggets vs. Raptors Player Props

NBA prop bets are an exciting way to wager on Wednesday's Nuggets vs. Raptors matchup without necessarily betting on the outcome.

We have crunched the numbers to project individual points, assists, rebounds and three-pointers for each team.

Nikola Jokic is expected to lead the Nuggets with 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, while Pascal Siakam is projected to finish with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists for the Raptors.

Nuggets Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Nuggets:

Nikola Jokic 27 12 10 1
Jamal Murray 18 4 6 2
Michael Porter 16 8 2 3
Aaron Gordon 13 6 3 1
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 9 2 2 2

Raptors Prediction

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

Pascal Siakam 23 7 6 1
Scottie Barnes 17 6 6 1
O.G. Anunoby 15 3 2 2
Dennis Schroder 12 2 5 1
Jakob Poeltl 12 9 2 0

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

Don't forget, our model updates often, so refresh this article for any changes to our betting analysis before the Nuggets vs. Raptors on Wednesday December 20, 2023.

Nuggets vs. Raptors Game Information

Wednesday's action between the Raptors and Nuggets at Scotiabank Arena is scheduled to commence at 7:30PM ET.


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