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Nuggets Down Philadelphia 100-97 - Match Report

Nikola Jokic scored 26 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Denver on Friday, leading the Nuggets to a 100-97 victory over Philadelphia at Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -5.0-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.

Denver got 22 points from Jamal Murray and another 20 points from Will Barton. Jamal Murray contributed 11 assists, while Nikola Jokic cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Philadelphia got 19 points from Joel Embiid in a losing cause and another 13 points from Tobias Harris. Raul Neto contributed 6 assists for the 76ers, while Joel Embiid had 15 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 57-42 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Philadelphia as they grabbed 49 boards, while Denver only had 41

Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Charlotte.