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Nuggets vs Spurs Betting Matchup Report

San Antonio SpursDenver Nuggets
Dec 18, 9:00 PM | Pepsi Center

San Antonio Spurs vs Denver Nuggets Odds

19-7TEAM RECORD13-12

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Spurs travelling to Denver Tuesday to face the Nuggets on Tuesday.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Nuggets are 13-12 so far on the season, and 15-10 ATS vs. the number. The Spurs, meanwhile, are 19-7 and 16-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 14-11 and the Spurs go 14-12 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nuggets - Spurs odds would favor the Spurs if the lines were set according to power ranks. Denver is rated No. 8 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Spurs sit at No. 1. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 108-102 win for the Spurs.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 5-rated squad against San Antonio's No. 14-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 22 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 8.4 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 17-rated mark, allowing 99.9 points per game when playing on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring on their home court.

Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 107-93 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Spurs failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 200 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Spurs got 14 points from Tony Parker, but it was Oklahoma City that prevailed in a 107-93 final on Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Nuggets were a 122-97 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (219) made winners of OVER bettors. Sacramento was run off the court by the Nuggets on Sunday as Denver blasted the Kings 122-97 at Power Balance Pavilion.

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 8-2
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Sacramento are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Spurs at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games
San Antonio is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing Denver
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver
Denver is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Denver's last 8 games when playing at home against San Antonio

Next up:
San Antonio home to New Orleans, Friday, December 21
Denver at Portland, Thursday, December 20