NBA 2k20 Sim: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks 5/17/2020 NBA Odds and Previews
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Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks 5/17/2020 – Two playoff-bound teams in the NBA Western Conference are set to do battle as the Denver Nuggets face the exciting Dallas Mavericks in this NBA 2k20 simulation game. This match will happen on Sunday, May 17 and it can be seen on Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims. The Denver Nuggets have been a consistent team despite their core players missing some time due to short-term injuries throughout the season to remain as the third-best team in the conference. Meanwhile, the Dallas Mavericks have been hampered but short-term injuries to their top two players and that made them slip to seventh place with a record of 40-27. The Mavericks with a complete roster is a tough team to beat. That is why NBA Game Odds see them as the favored team over the Nuggets in this simulation.
Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks 5/17/2020
Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks 5/17/2020 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets may have the third-best record in a stacked NBA Western Conference but they considered lucky being well-coached to reach that far. Nikola Jokic has been the centerpiece of this team and he is a triple-double threat at 91 overall rating. Jamaal Murray helps spread the floor for Jokic to operate as the combo guard is given a rating of 84 overall while veteran Paul Millsap is at 82 overall to help in the front-court. Michael Porter Jr. rotates with Millsap in the PF position and he has an 81 overall. Will Barton scores from anywhere in the court with his 80 overall. Mason Plumlee is a good backup at the center with a 79. Monte Morris deepens the guard rotation with 78 overall. Jerami Grant can stretch the floor with his 6-foot-8 frame and his 77 overall comes off the bench.
Dallas Mavericks Betting
The Dallas Mavericks have the star players that will be carrying them in the next decade with Europeans Luka Doncic and Kritaps Porzingis. Doncic on his second year in the league is at 96 overall. Porzingis is at 86 while the seven-foot-three player can even knock down the three. Seth Curry is the third-highest rated 2k player in this team at 80 overall while Tim Hardaway Jr is at 79 overall. Dwight Powell and Willey Cauley-Stein will be sharing minutes at the center position and both will give Jokic a hard time with their 79 overall. Jalen Brunson and Maxi Klieber fortify the frontcourt and backcourt with both of them also owning a 79 overall. J.J. Barea has been one of the mainstays of this team with a 77 overall while crowd favorite Boban Marjanovic is at 76.
Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks Betting Picks
The Dallas Mavericks are in full bloom with a complete roster and they have enough bodies to make Nikola Jokic’s life hard in the paint. Top Online Sportsbook see the Nuggets as the underdog in this game.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Nuggets if they win this game is +220 while the Mavericks are at -300.
ATS: It is a wide 6.5 points across the spread between these teams with the Nuggets are at +6.5 while the Mavs sit on -6.5.
TOTALs: The given total for each team in this game is 108.5 points with the Nuggets and Mavs most probably going over.
Score Prediction: 112 – 109 Mavericks