After winning their first ever championship last year, the Nuggets are the new favourites for this season, let's see if they can turn their win into a winning streak! (The bookmakers certainly think they can!)
It is still a little too early for us to start tipping our best bets for the NBA Divisions, but we'll make our recommendations right here as soon as we can.
Some other markets currently available with some sportsbooks for Denver fans include:
NBA Coach of the Year Odds, Michael Malone: 26.00
NBA Regular Season MVP Odds, Nikola Jokic: 6.00 (favourite)
NBA Regular Season MVP Odds, Jamal Murray: 101.00
NBA Defensive Player of the Year Odds, Aaron Gordon: 101.00
NBA Most Improved Player Odds, TBC
NBA Rookie of the Year Odds, Maxwell Lewis: 101.00
We still need to wait a little longer before we can give odds for Denver's most improved player.
The Nuggets were priced up for the 2022/23 season as follows:
Nuggets 2022/23 NBA Championship Odds: 19.00 (won)
Nuggets 2022/23 Western Conference Odds: 8.25 (won)
Nuggets 2022/23 Northwest Division Odds: 1.69 (won)
In the regular season win market, Denver were given Win Total of 51.5, but managed to win 53 times.
2022/23 Over (51.5) Odds: 1.91 (won)
2022/23 Under (51.5) Odds: 1.91 (lost)
Their odds to make the playoffs were:
2022/23 Make Playoffs Odds: 1.13 (won)
2022/23 Miss Playoffs Odds: 6.00 (lost)
In their first round, with home court advantage, the favoured Nuggets faced the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nuggets won 4-1.
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Denver Nuggets: 1.18 (won)
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Minnesota Timberwolves: 5.25 (lost)
Despite home court advantage, in the Conference Semis the odds weren't in the Nuggets favour, and the bookmakers preferred the Phoenix Suns instead. However, that didn't stop Denver, who won 4-2.
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Denver Nuggets: 2.00 (won)
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Phoenix Suns: 1.83 (lost)
With the odds back in their favour and again with home court advantage, the Nuggets easily defeated the Lakers in the Conference finals, winning 4-0.
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Denver Nuggets: 1.59 (won)
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Los Angeles Lakers: 2.45 (lost)
And in the NBA finals, the Nuggets took the title (with home court advantage and the odds in their favour) against Miami Heat. Denver won 4-1.
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Denver Nuggets: 1.23 (won)
2022/23 Playoff Series Odds, Miami Heat: 4.3 (lost)
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Western Conference: 1st
Northwest Division: 1st
Points Scored / Game: 115.8 (12th of 30)
Points Conceded / Game: 115.8 (12th of 30)
SRS: 3.04 (6th of 30)
Pace: 98.1 (23rd of 30)
Offensive Rating: 117.6 (5th of 30)
Defensive Rating: 114.2 (15th of 30)
Net Rating: +3.4 (6th of 30)
Expected Win/Loss 49-33 (6th of 30)
Total Home Court Attendance: 788,635 (7th of 30)
Twitter: @nuggets (Followers: 1.4M (Rank #22))
Home Court: Ball Arena, Denver, Colorado
Owner: Kroenke Sports and Entertainment (Stan Kroenke, Owner/Governor)
NBA Championships: 1 (2023)
Conference Titles: 1 (2023)
Division Titles: 12 (1970, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1985, 1988, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2019, 2020, 2023)
Franchise History: Denver Rockets (1967-1974 (ABA)), Denver Nuggets (1974-1974 (ABA), 1976-present)
Affiliations: Grand Rapids Gold
Valuation Estimate: $1.93B (Rank #22)