Denver Nuggets: Over/Under on their 48.5 this season?

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Denver Nuggets win prediction Mar-Apr: 14-6

I honestly think March is the month where we see Murray worked back into the team, and by the time April comes around, I really believe he’ll be back to the weapon he was pre-injury. And he will need to be, because the Nuggets are going to be making a mad dash down the stretch.

This should also be around the time that the Nuggets could add a piece, and hopefully, Bones will have progressed nicely into a significant rotation piece by this point as well.

With a start to the month that includes a homestand against the Thunder, Pelicans, and Rockets followed by a trip to Sacramento, the Nuggets should start March off 4-0 no problem. After that, we like them to get retribution against the Dubs and Raps at home in Denver after losses to the pair on the road before the ASG.

That 10 Mar. matchup with the Warriors will be on TNT and could be the game to watch for the Nuggets this season: we could very well see these two Western Conference contenders playing at full strength with both Klay and Murray in the lineups for the first time in several years.

That six-game winning vibe will be huge to lift the Nuggets out of the play-in crowd, which they will have fallen into after that rough stretch heading into the ASB. A loss in the City of Brotherly Love and a hiccup in the capital against the Wizards could follow, however.

They will bounce back in Cleveland with a win before a tough three-game stretch against the Celtics, Clippers, and Suns during which I expect them to drop two of three at home. After that, they should beat the Thunder in Denver and win one of two away games against the Hornets and Pacers to finish the month a strong 10-5.

No jokes will be made on 1 Apr. as they take care of business against the Timberwolves at home. The Nuggets will then likely lose at Staples to the Lakers before finishing with a three-game homestand where I expect them to beat the Spurs, Grizzlies, and Lakers to go a lovely 4-1 in April and head into the postseason on fire.

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