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The Denver Nuggets can extend a six-game home winning streak when they go head-to-head against the Utah Jazz. With a quarter of the season down, the Nuggets are on pace to have a strong year and currently hold a 13-8 record. Over the last 10 games, they have strung together some nice wins, going 8-2 during that span. As for the Jazz, they are at the bottom of the league, entering the game with a 5-19 record. This game is slated to start at 9:00 pm EST and it will be covered by ROOT-RM and Altitude.

The Nuggets come into today's game after edging Washington, 75-74. Wilson Chandler was the team's high scorer with 17 points in the game. Meanwhile, the Jazz are coming off a big win against the Kings, 122-101. Richard Jefferson led the team in scoring by accumulating 20 points on 7-for-nine shooting from the field. This is the second game of the year between these two teams, with the Nuggets winning the first matchup, 100-81. With a double-double in that game, Ty Lawson played a big role with 17 points and 10 assists.

Denver could own the offensive glass in this matchup, as they rank fifth in the NBA in OR% at 29.0%. Conversely, Utah places 29th in the league on the defensive backboards with a DR% of 71.7%.

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