The battle between the Thunder and Nuggets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Denver was handed a 117-97 defeat on Wednesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Oklahoma City was the ATS victor, as they covered the 9-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 208.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Oklahoma City got 32 points from Russell Westbrook and another 20 points from Kevin Durant. Reggie Jackson contributed 7 assists, while Serge Ibaka cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Denver got 16 points from Kosta Koufos in a losing cause and another 15 points from JaVale McGee. Andre Miller contributed 10 assists for the Nuggets, while Kosta Koufos had 9 rebounds.
Oklahoma City led at halftime, 67-47.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.