Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs: 1/29/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 29, 2021

The Denver Nuggets (11-7) will attempt to extend a five-game win streak when they visit the San Antonio Spurs (10-8) on Friday, January 29, 2021 at AT&T Center as 4-point favorites. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET on FS-SW. The over/under is 224.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Spurs Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -4 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Denver Nuggets or the San Antonio Spurs for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Denver has come out on top in seven of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against San Antonio. The Nuggets also have a 1-0-1 edge against the spread when matched up with the Spurs.

Nuggets vs Spurs in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/5/2020 Nuggets Spurs -2 227.5 -131 109 Regular Season 132-126 DEN
2/10/2020 Nuggets Nuggets -7 216 -287 233 Regular Season 127-120 DEN
4/27/2019 Nuggets Playoffs 90-86 DEN
4/25/2019 Spurs Playoffs 120-103 SA
4/23/2019 Nuggets Playoffs 108-90 DEN
4/20/2019 Spurs Playoffs 117-103 DEN
4/18/2019 Spurs Playoffs 118-108 SA
4/16/2019 Nuggets Playoffs 114-105 DEN
4/13/2019 Nuggets Playoffs 101-96 SA
4/3/2019 Nuggets Regular Season 113-85 DEN
  • 8/5/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Will Barton Spurs: Bryn Forbes
  • 2/10/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton; Spurs: DeMar DeRozan
  • Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver been consistently inconsistent against the spread this season, earning a 9-9 record.
    • The Nuggets have posted a winning record of 6-3 against the spread when the spread is -4 or higher.
    • Denver has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 12 of 18 games for a 66.7% rate.
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Spurs Betting Information

    • San Antonio has an 11-6-1 record against the spread, covering in 61.1% of their matchups.
    • The Spurs have gone 2-2 against the spread when they are at least a 4-point underdog.
    • In the majority of San Antonio’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (8 out of 18 games, 44.4%).
    Bet on the San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Nuggets and their opponents have combined to put up more than 224.5 points in 61.1% of their games this year (11 of 18 opportunities).
    • San Antonio and its opponents have added up to score more than 224.5 points in 50% of their games this year (nine of 18 chances).
    • The Nuggets and the Spurs combine to average 3.2 more points per game than the total of 224.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 221.3 points per game, 3.2 fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
    • The Nuggets’ average point total in matchups this year is 227.3, 2.8 points higher than the total in this game.
    • Spurs games this season have averaged a total of 221.7 points, 2.8 fewer than the point total in this matchup.
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    Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (25.2 points per game), rebounding (11.9 per game) and assisting (8.9 per game).
    • Michael Porter Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, connecting on 3.0 per game.
    • Jokic leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Porter collects 0.9 blocks a contest to pace Denver.

    Spurs Leaders

    • The Spurs go-to guy, DeMar DeRozan, leads the team in both scoring (20.1 points per game) and assists (6.8 assists per game).
    • Keldon Johnson collects all of the boards and is the San Antonio leader in rebounds, pulling down 7.4 per game.
    • Patty Mills is tops from three-point range for the Spurs, hitting 2.7 threes per game.
    • Devin Vassell is at the top of San Antonio’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Jakob Poeltl leads the squad in blocks with 1.0 per game.
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