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Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs 8/5/2020 Odds Picks and Previews

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Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs 8-5-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs 8/5/2020 – The Denver Nuggets are looking to capitalize on their new profound weapons from their last match heading on to their next game against the San Antonio Spurs. This NBA Western Conference showdown is set to happen this Wednesday, August 5 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time in the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. It will be NBATV that will be covering the game live at 4:00 PM Eastern Time while the same feed is also brought to live stream at NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Spurs need every win that they can accumulate right now but they are seen as the big underdogs by NBA Run Line in this match against the Nuggets.

Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs 8/5/2020

When: August 5, 2020 4:00 PM ET
Where: Visa Athletic Center, Reunion, Florida
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs 8/5/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -5 (-110) 224.5 u (-110) -108

San Antonio Spurs
+5 (-110) 224.5 o (-110) +170
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Denver Nuggets Betting

The Denver Nuggets managed to score a victory and stabilize their playoff position with a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-113. Michael Porter Jr. showcased his potential with 37 points, 12 rebounds and four three-pointers. Nikola Jokic scored a bubble triple-double of 30 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Paul Millsap finished with 17 points along with six rebounds and two assists while Monte Morris also had 17 points with four rebounds and four assists. The bulk of the scoring is already done by the four players above and the Nuggets have more. It is just a good game for Porter to come out in a time like this especially come the playoffs.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C GP 66 GS 66 MIN 32.3 PTS 20.2 OR 2.3 DR 7.8 REB 10.2 AST 6.8 STL 1.2 BLK 0.7 TO 3.1 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.2 PER 24.92

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 17.58

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 15.69.

San Antonio Spurs Betting

The San Antonio Spurs almost made it out and lost by only two points against the Philadelphia 76ers in their last game, 130-132. DeMar DeRozan led the scoring attack with 30 points along with five rebounds and four assists. Rudy Gay was his former self and contributed with 24 points from the bench. Derrick White also had a 20-point performance and it went along with four three-point shots. Keldon Johnson also came out with a good output from the bench with 15 points and Dejounte Murray rounds up the team’s double-digit scorers with 13 points and six rebounds.

Players to Watch: D. DeRozan SF GP 63 GS 63 MIN 34.3 PTS 22.1 OR 0.6 DR 5 REB 5.6 AST 5.7 STL 1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 2.3 PER 21.4

L. Aldridge PF GP 53 GS 53 MIN 33.1 PTS 18.9 OR 1.9 DR 5.5 REB 7.4 AST 2.4 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 1.4 PF 2.4 AST/TO 1.7 PER 19.84

P. Mills PG GP 64 GS 1 MIN 22.5 PTS 11.6 OR 0.3 DR 1.3 REB 1.6 AST 1.8 STL 0.8 BLK 0.1 TO 0.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 2.2 PER 14.81.

Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs 8/5/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Nuggets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against San Antonio.
Denver are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Denver are 1-15 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against San Antonio.
Nuggets are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games this season.

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Antonio’s last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio’s last 7 games against Denver.
San Antonio are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
San Antonio are 15-1 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against Denver.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

W. Barton SG (Knee) is “?” Wednesday vs San Antonio
G. Harris SG (Hip) is “?” Wednesday vs San Antonio
J. Murray PG (Hamstring) is “?” Wednesday vs San Antonio
V. Cancar SF (Foot) is “?” Wednesday vs San Antonio

San Antonio Spurs

M. Belinelli SG (Foot) is “?” Wednesday vs Denver
T. Lyles PF (Appendix) is out indefinitely
B. Forbes PG (Quad) is “?” Wednesday vs Denver

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets San Antonio Spurs
29-32-6 Against the Spread 27-37-2
32-35 Straight Up 40-24-2
110 Points per Game 113
107 Points Allowed per Game 115
47.04 Offensive FG% 47.03
77.53 Offensive FT% 80.89
35.44 Offensive 3PT% 37.37
45.94 Defensive FG% 47.03
75.95 Defensive FT% 77.27
34.83 Defensive 3PT% 37.46

Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs Betting Picks

The Denver Nuggets are getting all their weapons polished before the playoffs and it will be interesting if Michael Porter can back up his performance with another one. Still, the Spurs will still have a hard time containing Nikola Jokic in the paint. That is why Online Sports Betting sees the Nuggets prevailing over the Spurs.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Spurs for this match if they manage to pull an upset is at +170. Meanwhile, the Nuggets are at -108.

ATS: The total spread for both teams is at five points. Nuggets own the -5 while the Spurs are at +5.

TOTALs: The given total for this game is 224.5 points. Nuggets are the team going under and the Spurs are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 108 Nuggets