San Antonio Spurs vs Denver Nuggets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Apr. 5

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Apr 05, 2022, 8:04 PM
  • The Nuggets are -9.5 favorites vs. the Spurs
  • Total (Over/Under): 234.5 points
  • Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 9:00pm EDT
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The San Antonio Spurs visit Ball Arena to take on the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:00pm EDT in Denver.

The Nuggets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -9.5 (-105).

So far this NBA season, the Spurs are 40-37 against the spread, while the Nuggets are 36-43 against the spread.

The Spurs vs Nuggets Over/Under is 234.5 total points for the game.


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Spurs vs. Nuggets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
San Antonio Spurs+9.5 -115O 234.5 -110310
Denver Nuggets -9.5 -105U 234.5 -110-400

Against the spread this NBA season, the Spurs have gone:

  • 40-37 against the Spread (-0.7 Units / -0.82% ROI)
  • 33-45 against the Moneyline (-3.55 Units / -2.59% ROI)
  • 36-38 against the Over for game total points (-5.8 Units / -6.76% ROI)
  • 38-36 against the Under for game total points (-1.6 Units / -1.86% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 29 away games (+13.55 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have covered the 1Q Spread in 21 of their last 29 away games (+13.25 Units / 42% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 35 of their last 58 games (+12.90 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have covered the 1H Spread in 25 of their last 38 away games (+12.10 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 1H Moneyline in 16 of their last 29 away games (+11.23 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 28 of their last 77 games (-26.66 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 58 games (-18.50 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 32 of their last 78 games (-18.28 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 31 of their last 76 games (-17.07 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 30 of their last 72 games (-14.77 Units / -19% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Nuggets have gone:

  • 36-43 against the Spread (-11.35 Units / -13.05% ROI)
  • 47-32 against the Moneyline (-8 Units / -4.14% ROI)
  • 45-33 against the Over for game total points (+8.7 Units / 10.01% ROI)
  • 33-45 against the Under for game total points (-16.5 Units / -18.99% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 1H Game Total Over in 44 of their last 67 games (+20.96 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Game Total Over in 43 of their last 67 games (+17.70 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 2Q Game Total Over in 38 of their last 63 games (+13.78 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Team Total Over in 27 of their last 40 games (+11.53 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 24 of their last 37 games (+9.60 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 23 of their last 66 games (-39.77 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 24 of their last 73 games (-27.70 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the Game Total Under in 23 of their last 67 games (-24.30 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only covered the 3Q Spread in 24 of their last 67 games (-21.12 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have only hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 30 games at home (-20.95 Units / -20% ROI)

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San Antonio Spurs: Keys to the Game vs. the Denver Nuggets

The Spurs are 21-42 (.333) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2020-21 season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

The Spurs are 8-19 (.296) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Spurs are 6-14 (.300) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Spurs are 6-27 (.182) when losing the rebounding margin this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .298

Denver Nuggets: Keys to the Game vs. the San Antonio Spurs

The Nuggets were 7-3 (.700) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .503

The Nuggets are 43-18 (.705) when they win the turnover margin since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .556

The Nuggets are 34-11 (.756) when scoring 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .542

The Nuggets are 14-5 (.737) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

Injury Report: Nuggets vs. Spurs - Tuesday's Game, Apr. 5

  • Zeke Nnaji (Nuggets): Nnaji has not played since Mar. 9 and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Vlatko Cancar (Nuggets): The Nuggets announced that Cancar had surgery on his foot and will be re-evaluated in 12 weeks.
  • Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets): Porter Jr. has been cleared for on-court contact and is hoping to return sometime in March, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Jamal Murray (Nuggets): Murray is recovering from a torn ACL and no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Jeff Green (Nuggets): Green did not play in Sunday's (Apr. 3) game against the Lakers.
  • Dejounte Murray (Spurs): Murray did not play in Sunday's (Apr. 3) game against Portland.
  • Jakob Poeltl (Spurs): Poeltl did not play in Sunday's (Apr. 3) game against Portland.
  • Doug McDermott (Spurs): McDermott will miss the rest of the season with a Grade 3 ankle sprain, according to Jeff McDonald of The San Antonio Express-News.

San Antonio Spurs Offensive Stats & Trends

The Spurs have an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,238 assists/ 567 TOs) this season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Spurs had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,759 assists/ 791 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Spurs have a 20% free throw rate (831 free throw attempts/4,200 field goal attempts) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

The Spurs averaged 11.0 turnovers per game (791 turnovers/72 games) last season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

Denver Nuggets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 14.7 assists per game (633 assists/43 games) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.4

The Nuggets have 18.0 free throw attempts per game this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Nuggets have averaged 8.7 offensive rebounds per game (376 rebounds/43 games) this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 10.3

The Nuggets are shooting 50% (2,609/5,184) in the first half since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

San Antonio Spurs Defensive Stats & Trends

The Spurs have blocked 236 shots this season — 8th most among NBA teams

The Spurs blocked 366 shots last season — 10th most among NBA teams

The Spurs have 350 steals this season — 10th most among NBA teams

The Spurs have blocked 602 shots since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th most among NBA teams

Denver Nuggets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Nuggets have averaged 3.8 blocks per game (164 blocks/43 games) this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (249 blocks/59 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Nuggets stole the ball 582 times last season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Nuggets have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (487 blocks/115 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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