Nuggets vs Thunder: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 19, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 19, 2021

The Oklahoma City Thunder (6-6) are underdogs (by ) to continue a three-game road winning streak when they visit the Denver Nuggets (6-7) on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 19, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of January 19

Nuggets: Greg Whittington: Out (Left Knee), Michael Porter Jr.: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

Thunder: Ty Jerome: Out (Left Ankle), Al Horford: Out (Personal), Trevor Ariza: Out (Personal)

Nuggets and Thunder Records ATS

  • Denver’s record against the spread is 4-9 this season.
  • When favored by at least 9.5 points, the Nuggets are 0-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 69.2% of its games this season (9/13).
  • Oklahoma City has a 7-5 record ATS this season.
  • Half of Oklahoma City’s 12 games this season have topped the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Nuggets knocked off the Thunder 121-113 in the last meeting between the teams on August 3, 2020. Michael Porter Jr. scored 37 points to pace the Nuggets, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points for the Thunder. The Nuggets covered the spread as 5.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 234 total points to go over the 218-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/3/2020 Thunder Thunder -5.5 218 -223 182 Regular Season 121-113 DEN*
2/21/2020 Thunder Thunder -1.5 216 -121 101 Regular Season 113-101 OKC
12/14/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -6 204.5 -250 205 Regular Season 110-102 DEN*
3/29/2019 Thunder Regular Season 115-105 DEN
2/26/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 121-112 DEN
12/14/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 109-98 DEN
11/24/2018 Thunder Regular Season 105-98 DEN
3/30/2018 Thunder Regular Season 126-125 DEN
2/1/2018 Nuggets Regular Season 127-124 DEN
12/18/2017 Thunder Regular Season 95-94 OKC
  • 8/3/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Will Barton
    Thunder: Dennis Schroder
  • 12/14/2019 DNP – Nuggets: Paul Millsap

Scoring Trends

  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday’s 221 total in 43 out of 13 games (330.8%) this season.
  • In Oklahoma City’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Tuesday’s matchup over/under in five out of 12 matchups (41.7%).
  • On average, the Nuggets have seen a 227.9 over/under in their games this season, 6.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.9 points more than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (218.1 points).
  • The average implied total for the Nuggets this season is 114.3 points, 0.7 fewer points than their implied total of 115 points in Tuesday’s game.
  • This season, Denver has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (115) 30 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Thunder (111.8) is 5.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (106).
  • Oklahoma City has scored more than this game’s implied total of 106 points seven times this season.
  • The Nuggets are at the fifth spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (115.4 PPG), while the Thunder allow the 19th-fewest points per game (112.1) in the league.
  • The Nuggets have put up a total of 37 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 2.9 per game), while the Thunder have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 73 total points, -6.1 per game).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in points, rebounds and assists. He contributes 25.0 points per game while also adding 11.5 rebounds and 10.3 assists.
  • Jokic’s points prop over/under for the contest is set at 22.5, 2.5 points lower than his season average of 25.0.
  • The Nuggets are led by Jamal Murray from long distance. He knocks down 2.4 shots from deep per game.
  • Murray’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 2.4.
  • Jokic leads the team with 1.9 steals per game. Isaiah Hartenstein collects 0.8 blocks a contest to pace Denver.
  • Jokic’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.

Thunder Leaders

  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s excellent showing this season give him the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assists leaderboards with 21.6 points per game and 6.2 assists per game.
  • Gilgeous-Alexander’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is listed at 29.5, 3.7 lower than his season average of 33.2.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Darius Bazley is the Oklahoma City leader with 7.6 per game.
  • Bazley’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 8.5 rebounds, 0.9 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.6.
  • Luguentz Dort makes more threes per game than any other member of the Thunder, cashing in 2.3 treys per game.
  • Dort’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.8 shots lower than his season average of 2.3.
  • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Dort (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Aleksej Pokusevski (1.1 per game).
  • Pokusevski’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 0.5, 0.6 blocks lower than his season average of 1.1.

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