Denver Nuggets at San Antonio Spurs - 1/29/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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San Antonio Spurs (10-8) vs Denver Nuggets (11-7)
Game Info: Friday, January 29, 2021 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
Betting Odds: San Antonio Spurs +3.5 -- Over/Under: 225 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Denver Nuggets and San Antonio Spurs meet Friday in NBA action at the AT&T Center.
The Denver Nuggets look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 116.4 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 110.9 points on 47 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 25.2 points and 11.8 rebounds while Jamal Murray is averaging 19 points and 4.2 assists. Michel Porter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and JaMychal Green is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.8 rebounds per game.
The San Antonio Spurs look for a win after winning eight of their last 12 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 111.3 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 110.4 points on 45.4 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 20.1 points and 5.3 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 14.9 points and 4.6 rebounds. Dejounte Murray is the third double-digit scorer and Keldon Johnson is dishing 2.2 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.1 rebounds per game.
The Nuggets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Spurs are 34-16-1 ATS in their last 51 Friday games. The over is 40-19-3 in Nuggets last 62 overall. The under is 7-2 in Spurs last 9 overall. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in San Antonio.
The Denver Nuggets are slowly starting to figure things out and looking more and more like the team we expected to see this season. However, the Spurs are playing great ball in their own right and have been covering machines in the underdog role. We've backed the Spurs a ton since the NBA bubble, and they're shooting 48.3 percent from the field in their last five games. The Spurs as underdogs have been cash for a while. Give me the points and the home team.