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NBA 2k20 Sim: Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 5/4/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
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Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 5/4/2020. – This simulation features two teams bound for the playoffs. Once the NBA season resumes as the Denver Nuggets faces the Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA 2k20 simulation. The Denver Nuggets owns a 43-22 record and they sit at third place in the NBA Western Conference playoff picture. On the other side, the Oklahoma City Thunder is the biggest surprise team for this season as they have a 40-34 record to place fifth in the conference. This match will happen this Monday, May 4 and it can be seen in Twitch.tv/nba2klivestreams. NBA Games Today Odds see this as a close match and puts the Denver Nuggets with the slim advantage over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 5/4/2020
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder 5/4/2020 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
Nikola Jokic has shown his versatility as one of the league’s best center as he is a triple-double threat every game. The “Joker” has an A+ in inside scoring and potential while an A- in mid-range, rebounding and IQ. Jamaal Murray is the second-best player in the team with an A in potential and A- in inside scoring, three-point shooting and playmaking. Paul Millsap is the veteran presence of the team as he is 34-years-old in this simulation. He is often injured this season but when he is with the team, the Nuggets get deeper with his 82 overall rating. Michael Porter Jr. has been a player that needs more minutes this season but in 2k20, he is the team’s fourth-highest ranked player with an 81.
Will Barton is another player that can just erupt with a string of points and he is an 80 overall. Mason Plumlee, Monte Morris, Jerami Grand and Gary Harris each have a 76 overall and they have been solid rotation players.
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting
The Thunder were not expected to be this good and with that, they surprised the league of what they can do together and their NBA 2k20 ratings increased along the way. Chris Paul is the highest-rated player with 87 and the 34-year-old veteran has an A+ in mid-range, perimeter defense and potential. He also has an A in inside scoring, playmaking and IQ. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari and Steven Adams join Paul in the starting lineup and all of them are ranked 84 overall.
Gilgeous-Alexander has an A- in inside scoring and mid-range while Gallinari is A- in all shooting ranges. Adams anchors the paint with his inside defense and rebounding at A. Dennis Schroder joins Paul in the backcourt with his 81 overall rating and he has an A- in inside scoring, three-point shooting, playmaking and potential, Thunder as Nerlens Noel in the bench with a 78 overall rating along with the often-injured defensive stopper Alvin Roberson at 76 overall.
Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks
This should be a good one and the matchup inside between Jokic and Adams will be something to watch. Jokic is the centerpiece of the Nuggets and if he gets going, things will look good for them. They are the safe bet according to Best Sportsbook but the Thunder has all those offensive weapons that Chris Paul can pass to and they can still pull out a good upset.
Moneyline: The Thunder are even on the ML for this match while the Nuggets are at -130 as the favored team.
ATS: Just 1.5 points between the Nuggets and Thunder across the spread. Thunder is at +1.5 while the Nuggets are at -1.5.
TOTALs: The given total for each team is 104.5 with both teams most likely going over.
Score Prediction: 111 – 108 Nuggets