Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs - 2/10/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets
Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:00 PM (Pepsi Center)
DEN -7.5, O/U 221.5
The San Antonio Spurs travel to Denver, CO on Monday for a game against the Nuggets in a matchup of teams from the Western Conference. In their last game, the Spurs were defeated by the Sacramento Kings by the score of 122-102. Dejounte Murray led the Spurs in points on the night as he recorded 17 points while shooting 6 of 11 from the field and 3 of 4 from the free throw line. Murray also led San Antonio in assists as he recorded 9 on the night in the 28 minutes that he played against the Kings. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs in rebounds on the night as he recorded 10, including 1 offensively.
The San Antonio Spurs are currently 22-30 on the season which places them in 4th place in the Southwest Division. DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs in points per game with 23. DeRozan also leads the Spurs in assists per game with an average of 5.2. LaMarcus Aldridge leads the Spurs in rebounds per game as he has averaged 7.5 per game. The Spurs come into Monday’s game with a clean bill of health as they do not have anyone listed on their injury report.
The Denver Nuggets welcome the San Antonio Spurs to town on Monday after winning their last game against the Phoenix Suns by the score of 117-108. Jamal Murray led the Nuggets in scoring in the game as he recorded 36 points while shooting 14 of 17 from the field and 2 of 3 from the free throw line. Paul Millsap led Denver in rebounds on the night, pulling in a total of 11, including 3 coming offensively. Nikola Jokic was the Nuggets leader in assists in the game with 6 while playing a total of 34 minutes against the Suns.
The win against the Suns moved the Nuggets record to 37-16 on the season and the team is currently in 1st place in the Northwest Division. Nikola Jokic leads Denver in points per game with 20.6 on the season. Jokic is also the leading rebounder for the Nuggets as he is averaging 10.3 per game. Jokic is also Denver’s leader in assists per game and is averaging 6.8 per game on the year. Denver comes into Monday’s game with 3 players listed on their injury report as Michael Porter Jr. and Jordan McRae are out while Will Barton is day to day.
The San Antonio Spurs have scored 113.1 points per game this season while allowing 114.4 points per game. The Denver Nuggets have scored an average of 110 points per game on the year while allowing 106.2 points per game. In their last 5 games, the Spurs are 1-4 and have lost 4 games in a row while the Nuggets are 4-1 and have won 3 games in a row. Denver is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games. The total has gone over in 5 of San Antonio's last 7 games. The total has gone over in 4 of Denver's last 5 games. The total has gone over in 4 of Denver's last 6 games against San Antonio. Denver is 7-1 in their last 8 games when playing at home against San Antonio. I am going with the Nuggets in this one. Denver wins 110-102 and covers the spread.