Nuggets vs. Spurs: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – April 2, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 2, 2024

The Denver Nuggets (52-23) are favorites (-16) in their matchup with the San Antonio Spurs (18-57) at Ball Arena on April 2, 2024, which will see a pair of the NBA’s best players — the Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic and the Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama — on display. The over/under for the matchup is 223.5 points.

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Nuggets vs. Spurs Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Total
Nuggets -16 223.5

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Injury Report as of April 2

Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar: Out (Knee), Zeke Nnaji: Out (Adductor), Aaron Gordon: Probable (Foot), Nikola Jokic: Probable (Hip), Jamal Murray: Questionable (Knee)

Spurs: Charles Bassey: Out (Left Knee), Marcus Morris: Out (Not With Team), Devin Vassell: Out (Foot), Jeremy Sochan: Out (Ankle), Keldon Johnson: Out (Foot), Dominick Barlow: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Nuggets (-16)
Total Pick Over (223.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Nuggets vs. Spurs Stat Rankings

Nuggets Avg. (Rank) Spurs Avg. (Rank)
114.6 (14th) Points Scored 112.2 (22nd)
109.8 (7th) Points Allowed 119.2 (25th)
44.3 (7th) Rebounds 43.7 (14th)
10.8 (11th) Off. Rebounds 10.4 (18th)
11.5 (28th) 3pt Made 12.5 (16th)
29.3 (3rd) Assists 29.8 (2nd)
11.8 (6th) Turnovers 14.5 (27th)

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Nuggets Key Players

Nikola Jokic 72 26.1 12.3 9 1.3 0.9 1
Jamal Murray 54 20.9 4.1 6.7 1 0.6 2.4
Michael Porter Jr. 74 16.9 7 1.5 0.5 0.6 2.8
Aaron Gordon 68 13.8 6.5 3.4 0.8 0.6 0.5
Reggie Jackson 75 10.2 1.9 3.8 0.5 0.1 1.2

Spurs Key Players

Victor Wembanyama 66 21.2 10.5 3.6 1.3 3.4 1.7
Zach Collins 62 11 5.2 2.9 0.5 0.7 0.8
Tre Jones 70 9.8 3.5 6.1 1 0.1 0.8
Malaki Branham 70 8.8 1.9 2.1 0.4 0.1 1.1
Cedi Osman 71 6.7 2.5 1.7 0.5 0.2 1.2

Betting Trends

  • The Nuggets have covered the spread 34 times in 75 games.
  • Denver has won twice ATS (2-1) as a 16-point favorite or more this season.
  • The Nuggets have played 75 games this season, and 31 of them have hit the over.
  • Denver’s games have finished with more than 223.5 points 38 times so far this year.
  • The point total average for Nuggets games this season is 224.4, 0.9 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Spurs’ record against the spread is 39-36-0.
  • San Antonio is yet to lose ATS (1-0) as a 16-point underdog or greater this year.
  • There have been 36 Spurs games (out of 75) that hit the over this year.
  • San Antonio’s games have finished with over 223.5 points scored 49 times this year.
  • The average total for Spurs games is 231.4 points, which is 7.9 more than this game’s over/under.

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