The San Antonio Spurs (+920) are in Denver to take on the Nuggets (-1711) at Ball Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 9:00 ET. The over/under line for the game is set at 222.5 points.

Denver is currently 2nd in the Western Conference with a record of 52-23, while San Antonio is 15th in the West at 18-57.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS DENVER NUGGETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Antonio Spurs +16

This game will be played at Ball Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

WHY BET THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-104 in favor of the Nuggets.
  • Our projections have Nikola Jokic finishing with Nikola Jokic points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Nuggets finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.9% and knocking down 12 threes.

Can San Antonio Pull Off A Win at Ball Arena?

In Spurs games this season, the average combined scoring total is 231.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 222.5 points. San Antonio has gone over the O/U line in their last three games.

Looking at the Spurs’ ATS record, they are 39-36 for the season and have covered the spread in their last four games. On the road, their ATS record is 19-18.

San Antonio’s most recent game was a 117-113 loss to the Warriors. They covered the spread as 10.5-point underdogs. The O/U line for that game was 227.5 points.

This season, the Spurs are 18-57 and are currently 15th in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 11-35 and 1-13 against teams in their division.

As underdogs, the Spurs have a record of 13-55 this season. On the road, they are 8-29 straight up and 19-18 against the spread. Today, they are 16-point underdogs.

Heading into this game, the Spurs are 22nd in the NBA in scoring at 112.2 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 110.8 points per game.

San Antonio has outscored the NBA scoring average in 45.3% of their games this season. They are 4th in the NBA in pace at 101.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Spurs are 24th in the league at 46%. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 26th in three-point percentage at 34%.

Coming into today’s game, the Spurs’ defense is giving up an average of 119.2 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 55.9% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.7% of their three-point attempts.

Can Denver Live Up to the Hype at Home?

At 30-8, the Nuggets have the 4th-best home record in the NBA. They have gone 19-18 ATS at home, with an average scoring margin of +9.3 points per game.

In the Western Conference, the Nuggets are currently in 2nd place with a record of 52-23. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 29-17 compared to 23-6 in non-conference games.

As the favorite, the Nuggets have a record of 48-17 this season and are favored by 16 points today. In their last two games as the favorite, they have gone 2-0 straight-up and 2-0 ATS.

Denver’s O/U record for the season is 30-43-2, and their games have averaged 224.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is 222.5.

In their last game, the Nuggets defeated the Cavaliers by a score of 130-101. They were favored by 4.5 points in that game and easily covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 217.5.

At home, the Nuggets are averaging 118.2 points per game, which is 10th in the league. Overall, they are 14th in scoring at 114.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Denver is 5th in the NBA at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nuggets are last in the league in three-point attempts per game at 30.9. However, they are 11th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. In terms of free throws, Denver is 29th in both attempts and makes.

So far this season, the Nuggets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 48% of their games. In terms of pace, Denver is 28th in the league at 96 possessions per game. When it comes to assists, the Nuggets are 3rd in the NBA.

Coming into the game, the Nuggets’ defense has finished two straight games with an increased number of points allowed. Overall, they are 7th in the league at 109.8 points per game allowed. On two point field goal attempts, the Nuggets’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 52.6% and allowing 35.7% from beyond the arc.