NBA Matchup - Nuggets Spurs Odds Preview

San Antonio Spurs Denver Nuggets
2-1 November 05, 2013, 09:00 | Pepsi Center 0-2



The Nuggets will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Spurs tip off at Pepsi Center on Tuesday in NBA play.

The Nuggets sit at 0-2 (1-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Spurs are currently 2-1 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Denver is 1-1 OU, and San Antonio is 2-1 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View San Antonio Spurs vs Denver Nuggets Odds and Stats.

The Nuggets were listed as a 3.5-point underdogs at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 201 over at 5Dimes earlier.

According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 7-rated Nuggets and the No. 20-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 91-83 win for the Spurs on Tuesday.

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San Antonio was a 115-105 loser in its last match on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 220 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. San Antonio suffered a 115-105 loss against Portland on Saturday, getting 24 points from Tim Duncan in a losing effort at Rose Garden.

The Nuggets were a 113-98 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (211) made winners of OVER bettors. Denver got 24 points from Nate Robinson but lost anyway 113-98 against the Trail Blazers on Friday at Pepsi Center.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 2-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 23 in the league with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 15 with 7.33 per outing.

Next up:
San Antonio at Phoenix, Wednesday, November 6th
Denver at Atlanta, Thursday, November 7th
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