Nuggets vs. Spurs Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Nuggets vs. Spurs be high-scoring on Thursday? 1/19/17

Will tonight's 8:30PM ET tip-off between the Nuggets and Spurs go over the total when the two teams square off in San Antonio?

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, the Spurs are 12.5-point home favorites versus the Nuggets while the over/under currently sits at 219.5 points. Both the spread and total moved off the original numbers, with San Antonio moving from -10.5 to -12.5 and the over/under hit the board at 221 before dropping to 219.5.

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The Nuggets have rattled off three straight victories, with wins over the Pacers, Magic and at the Lakers. Nikola Jokic is red-hot, racking up 29 points, 15 rebounds, three blocked shots and a 3-pointer on 12-of-22 shooting in the 127-121 win over L.A. He's currently dealing with a right ankle sprain but he's listed as a probable tonight for San Antonio.

The Spurs bounced back from their 108-105 loss to the Suns with a 122-114 victory over the Timberwolves, although they failed to cover as a 12-point favorite. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 29 points on 12-of-20 shooting in the win against Minnesota, while also grabbing four rebounds with three assists and two blocks.

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OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in six of the last eight meetings between these two teams. The over is also 10-2 in the Spurs' last 12 home games, is 4-0 in their last four games overall, and is 6-0 in their last six conference matchups. On the other side, the over has cashed in six of their last seven road games, is 39-17-1 in their last 57 games overall, and is 36-16-1 in their last 53 games playing on one day of rest.




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