Nuggets vs. Thunder Prediction
Is the Oklahoma City Thunder a bad bet to cover as a home favorite tonight when they host the Denver Nuggets at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Oklahoma City. According to oddsmakers, the Thunder is a 5-point home favorite versus the Nuggets, who opened as a 5.5-point road underdog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 210.5 points after hitting the board at 210.
Who the Public Likes: As of Monday afternoon, the Thunder are receiving 51% of the betting tickets and 81% of the money.
Injury Report: Paul Millsap is out with a wrist injury for the Nuggets while Emmanuel Mudiay is questionable with an ankle problem. On the other side, Steven Adams will be held out tonight for the Thunder due to a concussion.
Who We Like: Denver. The Thunder is winless at 0-5 against the spread in their last five home games, is 1-8 against the number in their last nine games coming off an ATS loss, and has failed to cover in 10 of its last 12 games overall. Furthermore, the Thunder have failed to cover in 22 of their last 30 conference games, is 0-8 in its last eight games versus Northwest opponents, and is 1-5 at the betting window in its last six games after allowing 100 points or more in its previous game.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: DENVER NUGGETS +5.5