San Antonio Spurs (35-22 SU, 29-26 ATS)
Denver Nuggets (30-26 SU, 26-27 ATS)
Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
When: Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 PM ET.
The San Antonio Spurs will be trying to bounce back from their loss to the Golden State Warriors when they visit the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday.
Spurs Looking For Second Win In Five Games
The Spurs have hit a rough stretch in their schedule and have dropped three of their last four games. They will be trying to get their season back on track by defeating the Nuggets, which will give them their second win in their last five games.
The Spurs held their own against the Warriors for the first two quarters, but couldn’t keep up with Golden State in the second half as they fell 122-105.
The Spurs allowed the Warriors to shoot 56 percent from the field and 44 percent from three point range. Klay Thompson led the way for Golden State with 25 points and three rebounds. Stephen Curry finished with 17 points and eight assists, while Draymond Green added 17 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists for the Warriors, who finished the game with six players scoring in double figures.
Offensively, the Spurs shot 45 percent from the field and 18 percent from three point range.
LaMarcus Aldridge led the way with 20 points, five rebounds and four assists. Kyle Anderson added 20 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Derrick White chipped in 11 points and seven rebounds for the Spurs, who finished with five players scoring in double figures.
Nuggets Going For Fifth Win In Six Games
The Nuggets have been playing very well lately and have won four of their last five contests. They will be going for their fifth win in six tries when they take on the Spurs on Tuesday night.
In their last game, the Nuggets defeated the Phoenix Suns 123-113.
The Nuggets allowed the Suns to shoot 54 percent from the field and 36 percent from three point range. T.J. Warren led the way for Phoenix with 31 points and five rebounds. Dragan Bender finished with 23 points, eight rebounds and four assists, while Josh Jackson added 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Suns, who finished the game with four players scoring in double figures.
Offensively, the Nuggets shot 51 percent from the field and 44 percent from three point range.
Wilson Chandler led the way for Denver with 26 points, three rebounds and three assists. Will Barton finished with 25 points, five rebounds and five assists, while Nicola Jokic added 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Nuggets, who finished the game with all five starters scoring in double figures.
San Antonio is:
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
- 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
- 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference.
The Spurs have struggled against the spread when playing teams with winning records, while the Nuggets have been very good against the spread in their last six games.