Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 10/14/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 10/14/2021 – Both of these teams are coming in this NBA preseason game losing back-to-back. The Denver Nuggets will look to score their first win before the regular season starts but they have to do it on the road against the young Oklahoma City Thunder. Both teams lock horns this coming Thursday, October 14 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The best way to watch the game is with the Thunder App or basketball fans can also subscribe through NBA League Pass for the online live stream. The divide will be set and the Denver Nuggets are the favorites to come out in the NBA betting odds to win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 10/14/2021
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 10/14/2021 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets have not won any of their three preseason games against the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves. Ironically, the record does not reflect their efforts as they lost all matches by two points. Against the Timberwolves, Nikola Jokic flirted with a triple-double with 10 points, ten assists and nine rebounds in 26 minutes. Leading the team in scoring was Nah’Shon Hyland with 21 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Michael Porter Jr. looks ready to step up as the second-best scorer of the team this year with 16 points along with six assists and four rebounds.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 72 GP 72 GS 34.6 MIN 26.4 PTS 2.8 OR 8 DR 10.8 REB 8.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 3.1 TO 2.7 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.36 PER
J. Murray PG 48 GP 48 GS 35.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.3 DR 4 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.33 PER
M. Porter Jr. SF 61 GP 54 GS 31.3 MIN 19 PTS 1.5 OR 5.8 DR 7.3 REB 1.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.3 TO 2.1 PF 0.9 AST/TO 20.63 PER.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder had only two preseason games at this point and lost both matches. They went up against the Charlotte Hornets and got blown away by the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks by 20 points during their most recent matchup. Ty Jerome saw 16 minutes of playing time and it was enough for him to be the team’s best scorer off the bench doing 13 points along with four rebounds and three assists against the Bucks. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander logged in 19 minutes and provided 12 points and six assists. Leading the offensive attack was Luguentz Dord with 19 points while rookie Josh Giddey had an all-around performance with 9 points, six assists and six boards.
Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 35 GP 35 GS 33.7 MIN 23.7 PTS 0.5 OR 4.2 DR 4.7 REB 5.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 2 AST/TO 21.67 PER
L. Dort SF 52 GP 52 GS 29.7 MIN 14 PTS 0.7 OR 2.9 DR 3.6 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.5 TO 2.6 PF 1.1 AST/TO 10.19 PER
D. Bazley PF 55 GP 55 GS 31.2 MIN 13.7 PTS 0.9 OR 6.3 DR 7.2 REB 1.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 2.2 TO 1.1 PF 0.8 AST/TO 9.73 PER.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 10/14/2021 Betting Numbers
Nuggets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Oklahoma City Thunder
Under is 4-0 in Thunder last 4 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
J. Murray SG Out indefinitely – Knee
Oklahoma City Thunder
V. Krejci PG Ques Oct 20 – Personal
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks
The Denver Nuggets are going to be a tough challenge for the Oklahoma City Thunder and look for them to be hungry to score at least a win in the NBA preseason. The best online sportsbook has the Nuggets as the huge favorites to win on the road.
Moneyline: The Nuggets as the road team in this match is -200 on the ML while the Thunder are +170 if they win.
ATS: It is just 4.5 points set on the ATS for this game with the Nuggets getting the -4.5 while the Thunder are given +4.5.
TOTALs: 219.5 points is the total set with the Nuggets the team expected to go over while the Thunder are under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 106, Nuggets