Zeller has been held out of the last four games due to left knee soreness and it is unlikely he will return Thursday against the Timberwolves.
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%W 0.50% | Streak 2
L10: W4 L6 P0
The NBA Comp Play is on Denver at 5:00 eastern. The home team has covered the last 4 in this series and the winning team is on a 28-0 spread run. Denver has covered 9 of 11 off a spread win and 4 of 5 with 1 day of rest.
%W 0.47% | Streak 3
L10: W6 L4 P0
Denver has lost only three times in 18 home games. Charlotte has won only four times in 15 road games. The two teams met at Charlotte last month and the Hornets came away with a 113-107 win. The Nuggets have gone 7-2 ATS in their last nine home games.
- TrendUnder is 8-1 in Nuggets last 9 games as a favorite of 5.0-10.5.Hit %88.90% (9)O/U1|8Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 6-2 in Nuggets last 8 games as a home underdog of 5.0-10.5.Hit %75.00% (8)O/U6|2Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 5-1 in Nuggets last 6 games as an underdog of 11.0 or greater.Hit %83.30% (6)O/U5|1Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 5-0 in Nuggets last 5 games as a favorite of 11.0 or greater.Hit %100.00% (5)O/U5|0Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 16-5 in Hornets last 21 games as a favorite of 5.0-10.5.Hit %76.20% (21)O/U1|8Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 5-1 in Hornets last 6 games as an underdog of 11.0 or greater.Hit %83.30% (6)O/U5|1Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 games as an underdog of 0.5-4.5.Hit %80.00% (5)O/U4|1Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 games as a road underdog of 11.0 or greater.Hit %80.00% (5)O/U1|4Push0W/L
Charlotte Hornets last injuries
Kidd-Gilchrist left the previous game due to a concussion. He will not be available against the Timberwolves on Thursday.
Parker will not suit up against the 76ers on Tuesday as he is to be rested.
Williams was absent from the lineup during the previous game as he was feeling under the weather but it is not expected to obstruct his availability for Friday's tilt against the Wizards.
Kidd-Gilchrist has missed the past two games with a left knee strain but is projected to play Friday against the Wizards.
Batum sat out the previous game with a right eye abrasion but it is likely he will suit up for Friday's contest against the Wizards.
Parker may receive a day of rest against the Wizards, leaving his status for Friday's contest clouded.
Lamb is battling a soreness in his left hamstring but is likely to be available against the Rockets on Monday.
Denver Nuggets last injuries
Lyles is sidelined with a left hamstring strain and it is uncertain if he will return to action against the Wizards on Thursday.
Porter Jr. is recovering from offseason back surgery to repair a herniated disc and is expected to be idle for the remainder of the season.
Craig was held out of the last two games due to a left shoulder sprain it is uncertain if he will suit up Monday against the Celtics.
Welsh sat out his fourth-straight game due to right shoulder soreness but is likely to return Wednesday against the Lakers.