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Nuggets visit Thunder in hoops battle

Denver NuggetsOklahoma City Thunder
Jan 16, 8:00 PM | Chesapeake Energy Arena

Denver Nuggets vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds

24-16TEAM RECORD30-8

The Thunder will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Nuggets at Chesapeake Energy Arena in NBA wagering action.

The Thunder sit at 30-8 (22-13-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Nuggets are currently 24-16 (23-17 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Oklahoma City is 17-19-2 OU, and Denver is 21-19 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Denver vs Oklahoma City Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Thunder at No. 1 and the Nuggets at No. 6 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 110-104 result in favor of the Thunder.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma City's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 105.1 PPG, against a Nuggets defense that ranks No. 23 at 99.7 PPG. The Thunder field goal percentage has averaged 47.8% so far, more than the Nuggets shooters have achieved on the year, 46.5% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nuggets own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 101.7 points per game when playing on the road. Oklahoma City, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring on their home court.

In their last action, Denver was a 115-111 winner at home against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (226) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Nuggets got a 25-point performance from Danilo Gallinari as Denver ran past Portland 115-111 on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.

Oklahoma City was a 102-90 winner in its last match on the road against the Suns. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 192 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Kevin Durant poured in 41 points for Oklahoma City on Monday, as they defeated Phoenix 102-90 at US Airways Center.

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Portland are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Nuggets at Thunder trends to consider:
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Denver's last 11 games when playing Oklahoma City
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Denver's last 19 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
Oklahoma City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Oklahoma City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Denver
Oklahoma City is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Denver

Next up:
Denver home to Washington, Friday, January 18
Oklahoma City at Dallas, Friday, January 18

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