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Nuggets vs Spurs Prediction, Odds and NBA Picks Friday, April 12

It looks like the reigning champs, the Denver Nuggets, are the likely option to finish with the best record in the Western Conference, with only two games left. They will face the San Antonio Spurs, who will likely finish with the worst record in the West, making this an easy choice for which team to back in our NBA expert predictions.

The Nuggets played their final home game of the regular season on April 10, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-107, a team competing for the No.1 seed in the West. On the other hand, an injury-riddled Spurs team was blown out by the Oklahoma City Thunder, 127-89.

Nuggets vs Spurs Predictions, Odds and Picks Friday, April 12
Nuggets vs Spurs Predictions, Odds and Picks Friday, April 12


Nuggets vs Spurs Game Information

  • Game: Nuggets (56-24) vs Spurs (20-60)
  • Start Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Day Game: Friday, April 12
  • Location: Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Nuggets vs Spurs Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Choosing the best NBA bet for this match is interesting, considering they only have two more games left in the regular season.

The Nuggets and Spurs meet today, April 12, at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio. The action is set for 8:00 pm ET and you can watch it live with NBA League Pass.


Nuggets vs Spurs Hetd-to-Head


Nuggets vs Spurs Odds and Spreads


  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the Moneyline in 72 of their last 100 games (+27.05 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the Moneyline in 9 of their last 21 games (+14.80 Units / 62% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have covered the 1Q Spread in 58 of their last 93 games (+18.15 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 4Q Moneyline in 32 of their last 58 games (+14.10 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 4Q Moneyline in 18 of their last 20 games (+16.90 Units / 54% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 46 of their last 79 games (+12.50 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Denver Nuggets have hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 31 of their last 44 away games (+16.10 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The San Antonio Spurs have hit the 1Q Moneyline in 38 of their last 80 games (+11.85 Units / 14% ROI)


Nuggets vs Spurs ATS Pick: Nuggets -13

Looking at the standings, it’s easy to see why our NBA spreads favor the Nuggets, and by so much. They have been one of the best teams all season, and this is after winning the NBA championship in 2023. Right now, they’re set to lock the No.1 seed after this game with the Spurs and are the favorites to win back-to-back titles.

The win over the Timberwolves was significant, with Minnesota one of three teams running for the top seed in the West. The Nuggets and Timberwolves got into that game tied for first, with the winner taking a clear advantage.

Nikola Jokic put on a dazzling display against the Timberwolves, proving why he is the front-runner in our NBA lines to win his third MVP. He scored 41 points on 20 shots, 11 rebounds, and seven assists. Jokic also got help from Jamal Murray, who scored 20 points, while Michael Porter Jr. scored 18.

In addition to the Nuggets’ excellent basketball all season, other factors could tilt the game in their favor. The Spurs are dealing with injuries. All of the Spurs’ top four scorers didn’t play in the loss to the Thunder and could miss this game.



Nuggets vs Spurs Over/Under Pick: Under 222½

With the season winding down and the possibility of the Spurs playing without at least a few of their best scorers, it makes sense for NBA picks to lean toward the under. In the game against the Thunder, when Victor Wembanyama, Devin Vassell, Keldon Johnson, and Jeremy Sochan sat out, the Spurs only scored 89 points and hit the under on a line set at 215½.

The Nuggets might blow out the Spurs. However, given that the Nuggets are such big favorites, the team’s bench could play a significant role. In the win over the Timberwolves, Christian Braun and Peyton Watson played important minutes in getting the win. Their reward could be extra minutes against the Spurs to prepare for the playoffs.



Nuggets vs Spurs Player Prop Pick: Nikola Jokic Under 49½ Pts + Reb + Ast (-118)

This will be a weird game for NBA player prop bets because of the uncertainty of injuries for each team. Most of the Spurs’ top players missed their last game, while the Nuggets have mainly secured the top seed in the West and could use this as an opportunity to rest key players before the playoffs start. This could lead to an off night for Jokic, as he does not need a dominating game to beat the Spurs.



Nuggets vs Spurs Score Prediction

Nuggets 117, Spurs 102



Questions Of The Day

Are the Nuggets the favorites to win the NBA Finals?

Out of the West, the Nuggets have the best odds to win the NBA Finals, backed up by them likely finishing the regular season with the best record in the conference.

Will the Spurs have the worst record in the West?

The Spurs have the worst record in the West and will likely stay there. If they do, the Spurs will land solid draft odds.

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