Nuggets vs Spurs: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 7, 2021

The Denver Nuggets (32-18) are  favorites as they attempt to continue a four-game home winning streak when they square off against the San Antonio Spurs (24-24) on Wednesday, April 7 at Ball Arena. The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on ALT2. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 7, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Spurs Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 7

Nuggets:
Jamal Murray: Out (Knee)

Spurs:
Dejounte Murray: Day To Day (Foot),
Trey Lyles: Out (Ankle),
Lonnie Walker IV: Out (Wrist),
Keita Bates-Diop: Day To Day (Hamstring)

Nuggets and Spurs Records ATS

  • Denver is an even 25-25 against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Nuggets are 10-8 against the spread this season.
  • Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 58% of its games this season (29/50).
  • San Antonio has routinely covered the spread this season with a record of 25-22-1.
  • The Spurs only hold a 2-5 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 6.5-point underdog.
  • San Antonio has hit the over in 50% of their games (29-20-1).

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Head to Head

In their last meeting, the Spurs knocked off the Nuggets 119-109. Nikola Jokic led the Nuggets with 35 points, and DeMar DeRozan paced the Spurs with 30. The Spurs covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams put up a total of 228 total points to go over the 222-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/29/2021 Nuggets Spurs -4 222 -176 144 Regular Season 119-109 SA*
  • 1/29/2021 DNP –
    Spurs: Derrick White

Scoring Trends

  • In Denver’s matchups this season, the Nuggets and their opponents have eclipsed Wednesday’s over/under of 223.5 points 28 times (56% of opportunities).
  • 26 San Antonio games this year (54.2% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Wednesday’s over/under of 223.5 points.
  • This season, the average total for Nuggets games is 225.9 points, 2.4 more than the over/under of 223.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 1.0 point separates this game’s over/under (223.5 points) and the average total points bet in Spurs’ games (222.5 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Nuggets this season is 114.7 points, 0.3 fewer points than their implied total of 115 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • Denver has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (115) 27 times.
  • The 114.5-point average implied total on the season for the Spurs is 5.5 more points than the team’s 109-point implied total in this matchup.
  • San Antonio has scored more than 109 points in 28 games this season.
  • The Nuggets are the league’s fourth-highest scoring team (115.7 PPG), while the Spurs allow the 16th-fewest points per game (112) in NBA action.
  • The Nuggets have totaled 275 more points than their opponents this season (5.5 per game on average), while the Spurs have been out-scored by 73 total points (1.5 per game average differential).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (26.4 points per game), rebounding (10.9 per game) and assisting (8.6 per game).
  • Jokic’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 24.5, 1.9 points less than his season average of 26.4.
  • Jamal Murray is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, connecting on 2.7 per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Jokic leads the team with 1.5 steals per game. JaVale McGee collects 1.2 blocks a game to pace Denver.
  • McGee’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.7 blocks lower than his season average of 1.2.

Spurs Leaders

  • The Spurs go-to guy, DeRozan, leads the team in both scoring (21.0 points per game) and assists (7.0 assists per game).
  • DeRozan’s assists prop over/under for the contest is posted at 5.5 assists, 1.5 assists lower than his season average of 7.0.
  • Jakob Poeltl collects all of the boards and is the San Antonio leader in rebounds, grabbing 8.1 per game.
  • Poeltl’s rebounding prop over/under for the matchup is listed at 9.5 boards, 1.4 rebounds greater than his season average of 8.1.
  • Patty Mills leads the Spurs in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.7 made threes per game.
  • Mills’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 2.7.
  • San Antonio’s Dejounte Murray has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.5 per game and Poeltl is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Poeltl’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.9 blocks higher than his season average of 1.6.

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