Nuggets vs Spurs Game Breakdown & Projections – Fri, Mar 15th 2024

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Denver Nuggets

Nuggets

46W-20L

Denver Nuggets

March 15, 2024

08:30PM EST

Odds: 222.5 o/u

Spurs

14W-52L

San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs

Get ready to rumble, sports junkies! Tonight, we’re heading to the heart of Texas, where the dynamic Denver Nuggets, who’ve been crushing the court with a 46-20 record, are saddling up to face the San Antonio Spurs, who are, well, not exactly nailing it this season with a 14-52 record. It’s a Western conference showdown at Moody Coliseum, tipping off at 8:30 PM EST, and we’ve got all the spicy details. The Nuggets are sitting pretty at the top, while the Spurs are trailing behind by a whopping 25.5 games. The bookies have set the over/under at 222.5 – the Nuggets are favored by 10.5, and the Spurs are the underdogs at 10.5. The Nuggets, fresh off a victory against Miami, are hungry for more, while the Spurs are licking their wounds after a close shave with Houston. So, will the Nuggets strike gold or will the Spurs finally sharpen up? Only time will tell, folks. So, buckle up for a game that’s sure to be more exciting than a gold rush in the Wild West!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 15, 2024 08:30PM EST
Location: Moody Coliseum, San Antonio

Vegas Odds

DEN ML SAS ML Over/Under Line
Open -525 +375 224.5 -10.5/10.5
Recent -585 +410 222.5 -10.5/10.5
Difference -60 +35 -2.0

Team Performance

den Team Logo
LAST 10
9W-1L
AWAY
18W-13L

85.4% Win Probability

sas Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
HOME
7W-22L

14.6% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
11/26/23 San Antonio Spurs SAS 35 25 24 36 120 Over
Denver Nuggets DEN 39 33 35 25 132
03/10/23 Denver Nuggets DEN 38 29 26 27 120 Over
San Antonio Spurs SAS 26 42 30 30 128
11/07/22 Denver Nuggets DEN 28 37 29 21 115 Over
San Antonio Spurs SAS 28 34 27 20 109
11/05/22 San Antonio Spurs SAS 27 24 25 25 101 Over
Denver Nuggets DEN 40 30 29 27 126
04/05/22 San Antonio Spurs SAS 32 32 21 31 116 Under
Denver Nuggets DEN 30 14 35 18 97
12/11/21 Denver Nuggets DEN 28 44 31 24 127 Over
San Antonio Spurs SAS 29 27 18 38 112
12/09/21 Denver Nuggets DEN 29 36 25 21 111 Over
San Antonio Spurs SAS 37 37 26 23 123
10/22/21 San Antonio Spurs SAS 22 28 20 26 96 Under
Denver Nuggets DEN 26 27 26 23 102

Nuggets Vs Over/Under

Spurs Vs Over/Under

Nuggets Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/13 vs MIA 100-88W 41 24 9 82
03/11 @ TOR 125-119W 42 36 9 95
03/09 @ UTA 142-123W 32 40 13 83
03/07 @ BOS 115-109W 45 27 7 92
03/05 @ PHX 107-117L 51 25 14 98
03/02 vs LAL 124-114W 47 34 10 94
02/29 @ MIA 103-100W 41 22 15 86
02/28 @ SAC 117-96W 43 35 15 87
02/25 vs GSW 119-103W 45 29 10 90
02/23 vs POR 127-112W 45 38 12 85

Spurs Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/12 @ HOU 101-103L 42 30 13 84
03/11 @ GSW 102-112L 50 27 15 93
03/09 vs GSW 126-115W 49 34 12 86
03/07 vs SAC 129-131L 37 39 12 91
03/05 vs HOU 101-114L 50 24 18 87
03/03 @ IND 117-105W 45 33 14 85
02/29 @ OKL 132-118W 45 39 11 93
02/27 vs MIN 105-114L 41 28 22 82
02/25 vs UTA 109-125L 46 34 20 92
02/23 vs LAL 118-123L 47 33 14 96

Starting Lineups

Nuggets Notable Injuries

  • Julian Strawther (SG/SF): Avg: 5.0pts, 1.3reb, 1.0ast, 12.2 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Jalen Pickett (PG): Avg: 1.7pts, 0.5reb, 0.8ast, 5.0 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.3
  • Jay Huff (C): Avg: 1.6pts, 0.8reb, 0.1ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Hunter Tyson (PF): Avg: 0.7pts, 0.8reb, 0.1ast, 2.9 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 0.4

Spurs Notable Injuries

  • Cedi Osman (SF/PF): Avg: 6.8pts, 2.6reb, 1.7ast, 17.5 minutes. Last game: 03/07/24. Impact: 1.7
  • Devonte’ Graham (PG/SG): Avg: 3.3pts, 1.0reb, 1.5ast, 8.2 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 1.1
  • Sidy Cissoko (SG/SF): Avg: 0.8pts, 0.6reb, 0.0ast, 3.5 minutes. Last game: 03/03/24. Impact: 0.4

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Nuggets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #20 #16 #12 #14 -0.0%
PF #15 #18 #22 #18 -1.6%
PG #9 #16 #26 #8 -8.1%
SF #16 #9 #23 #15 -2.9%
SG #5 #3 #8 #5 -10.3%

Spurs Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #28 #22 #25 #28 13.0%
PF #17 #11 #1 #5 -9.8%
PG #28 #17 #17 #29 14.5%
SF #2 #20 #22 #13 -5.2%
SG #24 #23 #21 #23 4.9%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
117.2
112.9
Rebounds per Game
44.8
44.8
Assists per Game
31.5
32.2
Steals per Game
8.0
7.1
Blocks per Game
6.5
7.3
Shots per Game
90.2
90.6
3-Pointers Made per Game
11.4
13.7
2-Pt Percentage per Game
59.0
51.3
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.7
39.5
Turnovers per Game
11.9
14.2
Fouls per Game
16.8
16.1

Recent Trends

  • Malaki Branham (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 33.2% to 18.5, 27.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Julian Champagnie (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 88.3% to 28.9, 15.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • David Duke Jr. (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 44.1% to 16.2, 11.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Cedi Osman (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 30.7% to 11.9, 17.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Overall, they are on a 4-game winning streak. The Spurs have a 2-game losing streak at home.

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