Nuggets vs Thunder 8/3/20 - NBA Betting Odds & Picks
Denver Nuggets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
NBA: 4:00 PM EST
Aug. 03, 2020
TV: FSOK, NBATV, ALT
Latest Odds : OKC -4.5 Total 216.5
Denver is coming into the game here after seeing their defense collapse in the returning game from the coronavirus pause. The Nuggets tipped off the return by playing against the Heat. In the game the Nuggets allowed the Heat to score a total of 125 points, but the offense for the Nuggets only managed to get a total of 105 points.
The offensive heartbeat for the Nuggets was Nikola Jokic with 19 points and Jerami Grant from the bench with 19 points. The rebounding leader for the Nuggets was Jokic who ended up pulling own a total of 7 rebounding in the game for Denver.
The Thunder, head into the game looking like a team that has a chip on their shoulder for the restart. The opening game for Oklahoma City was against the Jazz and the defense for the Thunder allowed only 94 points to be scored against them. Offensively the Thunder responded with 110 points in the game.
Leading the scoring in the game for the Thunder was Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with a total of 19 points. Chris Paul ended up getting a total of 18 points for the Thunder. The rebounding was led by Steven Adams who ended up getting a total of 11 rebounds in the game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Denver are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Oklahoma City.
Denver are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Oklahoma City are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oklahoma City's last 12 games against Denver.
Free Betting Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder -4.5
The Thunder were able to show up big in the first game back from the pause and looked amazing defensively. Look for the Thunder to continue to play great in this game here and that will help to keep the Denver Nuggets offense in check and continue to play some great offense in this game and that will help the Thunder in locking down the win here. Final Score, Oklahoma City Thunder win and cover 114-107.