Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/3/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/3/2020 – The Denver Nuggets are looking forward to bouncing back from a 20-point loss against the Miami Heat and they have the resurging Oklahoma City Thunder for their next game. This game will be televised by NBATV on Monday, August 3 at 4:10 PM Eastern Time from the ESPN Wide World of Sports Arena located in Reunion, Florida. Fans are not allowed to watch live inside “The Bubble” so viewing options through online live streaming is at NBA League Pass subscription and SofaScore. The Thunder are riding a very impressive victory over the Utah Jazz and are seen by NBA Game Odds as the favorites to win in this game over the Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/3/2020
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/3/2020 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets did not go with their big-man lineup against the Miami Heat and lost by 20 points, 105-125. Nikola Jokic is the team’s top contributor with 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Tied with him as the team’s top leading scorer is Jerami Grant with 19 points as well. Monte Morris was the team’s starting point guard and he is at 13 points, five assists and three rebounds while Michael Porter Jr. did 11 points, three assists and two triples. Torrey Craig summed up the double-digit scorers with 10 points, five rebounds and four assists. Fan-favorite Bol Bol only saw 11 minutes and had 5 points and four rebounds.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C GP 65 GS 65 MIN 32.3 PTS 20.2 OR 2.4 DR 7.8 REB 10.2 AST 6.9 STL 1.2 BLK 0.7 TO 3.1 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 25.09
J. Murray PG GP 55 GS 55 MIN 32.8 PTS 18.8 OR 0.8 DR 3.2 REB 3.9 AST 4.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.1 PER 17.59
W. Barton SF GP 58 GS 58 MIN 33 PTS 15.1 OR 1.3 DR 5 REB 6.3 AST 3.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 2.4 PER 15.7.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Oklahoma City Thunder showed that they are playoff ready after defeating the Utah Jazz. 110-94. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the team’s top scorer with 19 points to go along with six assists and three steals. Veteran point guard Chris Paul is not far behind with 18 points, seven assists and seven rebounds while Steven Adams dominated the paint with 16 points, 11 boards and two blocks. Danilo Gallinari also had a notable night doing 15 points and four rebounds with Dennis Schroeder came off the bench with 13 points. Darius Bazely also had a notable night as a reserve with 10 points and seven rebounds.
Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG GP 63 GS 63 MIN 35.1 PTS 19.3 OR 0.7 DR 5.4 REB 6.1 AST 3.3 STL 1.1 BLK 0.7 TO 1.9 PF 1.7 AST/TO 1.8 PER 17.9
D. Gallinari PF GP 55 GS 55 MIN 30.7 PTS 19.2 OR 0.6 DR 4.9 REB 5.5 AST 2.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 PF 1.2 AST/TO 1.6 PER 19.47
D. Schroder PG GP 63 GS 1 MIN 31 PTS 19 OR 0.3 DR 3.4 REB 3.7 AST 4.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.6 PER 16.86.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 8/3/2020 Betting Numbers
Denver are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Oklahoma City Thunder
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games.
W. Barton SG (Knee) is “?” Monday vs Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Thunder
No injuries to report.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks
The Oklahoma City Thunder now boasts a stable system run by veteran point guard Chris Paul and that will be their strength over the Denver Nuggets with Top Online Sportsbook seeing them with a distinct advantage. Steven Adams has been a defensive force and will look to minimize the contributions of Nikola Jokic.
Moneyline: The ML given to the the Nuggets in this match is at +167 while the Thunder are at -192.
ATS: 4.5 points is the total spread between both teams in this match with the Nuggets at +4.5 while the Thunder owns -4.5.
TOTALs: 216.5 is the given total for this matchup with the Thunder going under and the Nuggets the team over.
Score Prediction: 113 – 109 Thunder