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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Denver Nuggets Prediction, Preview, and Odds 12/29/2023

The Thunder and Nuggets will meet for the third time this season and they have split the first two games with the Thunder winning 128-95 and the Thunder winning 118-117. Both teams have been playing well as of late so the third game should be a good one tonight. Let's get into our Oklahoma City Thunder vs Denver Nuggets Prediction for tonight.

Game Overview:

  • The Denver Nuggets, with a record of 23-10, are set to host the Oklahoma City Thunder, who have a record of 20-9.

  • The game will take place at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, at 9:00 PM ET.

  • Denver has been on a six-game winning streak, showcasing their strength this season, especially at home where they have an impressive 13-2 record.

Denver Nuggets:

  • The Nuggets have been performing strongly on both offense and defense. They average 115.9 points per game (13th in the NBA) and allow 110.0 points (3rd in the NBA).

  • Key players to watch for the Nuggets include Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr., and Jamal Murray. Jokic, in particular, has been exceptional with averages of 26.3 points, 12.4 rebounds, and 9.2 assists.

Oklahoma City Thunder:

  • The Thunder, on the other hand, have a slightly better offensive record, averaging 121.3 points per game (5th in the NBA), but they allow more points defensively, with an average of 113.6 points (14th in the NBA).

  • For the Thunder, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is a standout performer, averaging 31.1 points per game. His performance, along with contributions from players like Chet Holmgren and Jalen Williams, will be crucial for Oklahoma City.

Game Prediction:

  • The Nuggets are favored to win by 3.5 points. They have been strong at home, and their balanced approach on both ends of the court gives them an edge.

Final Score

Nuggets 115 Thunder 110

This matchup promises to be an exciting one, showcasing some of the top talents in the NBA, with both teams looking to strengthen their positions in the standings.

Nuggets vs Thunder Prediction 12/29/23


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