Nuggets vs Spurs NBA Preview (4/12/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 12, 2024
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Nuggets vs. Spurs Preview

The Denver Nuggets are set to play against the San Antonio Spurs at 8:00 p.m. ET at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio. The game will be broadcast on BSSW. NBA odds favor the Nuggets with a point spread of -13.0 and an over/under of 222.5. Nuggets odds for a win are set at -857, while Spurs odds stand at +574.

Nuggets vs Spurs odds for Friday night

The pregame NBA odds for tonight’s game between the Nuggets and Spurs show a consistent point spread across various sportsbooks. DraftKings, FanDuel, and Caesars all list the Nuggets at -13.0 against the Spurs, with an over/under set around 222.5. This indicates a significant favor towards the Nuggets in terms of both the moneyline and point spread, reflecting the Nuggets odds as stronger compared to the Spurs odds at Massachusetts online sports betting apps.

  • DraftKings: Nuggets -13, over/under 225.5
  • FanDuel: FanDuel -13, over/under 225.5
  • Caesars: Nuggets -13, over/under 225.5
  • BetMGM: Nuggets -12.5, over/under 225.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Nuggets vs Spurs.

Nuggets vs Spurs projected starting lineups for Friday

Denver Nuggets starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Jamal Murray (game-time decision)
  • SG: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (game-time decision)
  • SF: Michael Porter Jr. (game-time decision)
  • PF: Aaron Gordon (game-time decision)
  • C: Nikola Jokic (game-time decision)

San Antonio Spurs starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Tre Jones
  • SG: Malaki Branham
  • SF: Julian Champagnie
  • PF: Sandro Mamukelashvili
  • C: Victor Wembanyama

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Nuggets vs Spurs injuries for tonight’s game

The Nuggets have Aaron Gordon (Foot), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Right Shoulder), Nikola Jokic (Hip), and Jamal Murray (Knee) listed as probable for Friday night’s game, while Vlatko Cancar (Knee) is out. For the Spurs, significant injuries include Cedi Osman (Ankle), Keldon Johnson (Foot), Devin Vassell (Foot), Charles Bassey (Left Knee), and Dominick Barlow (Knee) all ruled out for tonight.

Team standings and stats for Friday’s game

This is the fourth and final game between the Nuggets and Spurs this season. Denver has won the three previous matchups against San Antonio, the most recent being a 110-105 victory in early April. Here are the team stats before tonight’s game.

Denver Nuggets team stats before tonight’s game

The Denver Nuggets lead the Western Conference with a strong record of 56-24, ranking them 1st in both the conference and the Northwest Division. Their last game against the Minnesota Timberwolves resulted in a big 116-107 win. The Nuggets are 7-3 in their last 10 games. If Denver wins out, it’ll secure the top seed in the Western Conference. The Nuggets’ season averages include:

  • Points per game: 114.7
  • Points allowed per game: 109.4
  • Rebounds per game: 44.5
  • Assists per game: 29.4
  • FG%: 49.6
  • 3PT%: 37.5

San Antonio Spurs team stats before tonight’s game

The San Antonio Spurs are currently at the bottom of the Western Conference with a record of 20-60, placing them 15th in the conference and 5th in the Southwest Division. Their recent game against OKC ended in a 127-89 loss. San Antonio is 5-5 in its last 10 games. The Spurs’ season averages are as follows:

  • Points per game: 111.8
  • Points allowed per game: 118.9
  • Rebounds per game: 44.0
  • Assists per game: 29.8
  • FG%: 46.1
  • 3PT%: 34.5

Player Stats for Nuggets vs Spurs on April 12

As the Spurs prepare to face the Nuggets, NBA odds suggest it won’t be a close game.

Denver Nuggets leaders ahead of tonight’s game

Nikola Jokic’s exceptional performance with 41 points against MIN boosts the Nuggets odds for the upcoming game. Here are the top Nuggets players from their recent game:

  • Nikola Jokic (C): 41 PTS, 11 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Jamal Murray (PG): 20 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 18 PTS, 8 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG): 9 PTS, 3 RBS, 1 AST
  • Aaron Gordon (PF): 5 PTS, 5 RBS, 9 ASTS

Nuggets season leaders showcase depth and versatility. Here are their season averages:

  • Nikola Jokic (C): 26.6 PPG, 12.4 RPG, 9.0 APG
  • Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 16.8 PPG, 7.1 RPG, 1.5 APG
  • Jamal Murray (PG): 20.9 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 6.6 APG
  • Aaron Gordon (PF): 13.9 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 3.5 APG
  • Reggie Jackson (PG): 10.2 PPG, 1.9 RPG, 3.8 APG

San Antonio Spurs leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Spurs are coming off a game against OKC, with Zach Collins leading the scoring with 20 points. Here are the top Spurs players from that game:

  • Zach Collins (C): 20 PTS, 7 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Sidy Cissoko (SF): 14 PTS, 5 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Tre Jones (PG): 13 PTS, 6 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Malaki Branham (SG): 7 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST
  • Blake Wesley (SG): 7 PTS, 2 RBS, 1 AST

For the season, the Spurs have shown consistent performance. Here are their season leaders:

  • Victor Wembanyama (PF): 21.3 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 3.8 APG
  • Devin Vassell (SG): 19.5 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 4.1 APG
  • Keldon Johnson (SF): 15.7 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 2.8 APG
  • Jeremy Sochan (PF): 11.6 PPG, 6.4 RPG, 3.4 APG
  • Tre Jones (PG): 9.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 6.2 APG
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