Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Denver Nuggets: August 3, 2020 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on August 5, 2020

On Monday (August 3, 2020), the Oklahoma City Thunder (41-24) are currently solid 6.5-point favorites against the Denver Nuggets (43-23). A 219-point total has been set for the game. The clash between these two squads is one of six contests on the docket in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Thunder vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Thunder -6.5 -110 -110 219 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Thunder vs Nuggets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Nuggets (+6.5) Under (219) Thunder 111 Nuggets 107

Head to Head

Oklahoma City and Denver have split the two games they’ve played this season. Both the Thunder and the Nuggets have 1-1 records against the spread in those outings.

Thunder vs Nuggets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/21/2020 Thunder -1.5 216 -121 101 113-101 OKC
12/14/2019 Nuggets -6 204.5 -250 205 110-102 DEN

Thunder Betting Information

  • Against the spread, Oklahoma City has been strong this season, posting a 39-24-1 record.
  • The Thunder have posted a losing record of 2-10 against the spread when the spread is -6.5 or higher.
  • Oklahoma City and its opponents have converted the over just 29 times in 65 (44.6%) games this season.

Nuggets Betting Information

  • Denver and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this season — 30 of 66 (45.5%).
  • Denver has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 30-32-3 ATS.
  • When they play as 6.5-point underdogs, the Nuggets have a record ATS of 2-3.

Over/Under Analysis

Thunder vs Nuggets Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Thunder 33 50.8% 110.8 221.1 108.1 215.8 218.8
Nuggets 30 45.5% 110.3 221.1 107.7 215.8 218

Thunder Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads the Thunder scoring 19.3 points per game.
  • Steven Adams paces Oklahoma City with 9.4 rebounds per game and Chris Paul leads the team with 6.8 assists per outing.
  • Oklahoma City’s blocks leader is Nerlens Noel, who averages 1.5 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a contest.
  • Danilo Gallinari is the top three-point shooter for the Thunder, hitting 3.0 per game.

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic has shown out this season to lead the Nuggets in points (20.2 per game), rebounds (10.2 per game), and assists (6.8 per game).
  • Denver’s Gary Harris has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.4 per game and Jerami Grant is first in blocks with 0.8 per game.
  • Will Barton leads the Nuggets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 1.9 made threes per game.

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