Date/Time: 04-20-2019, 17:30 EDT
Spread: San Antonio Spurs -3.5
In game 4 of this Western Conference quarterfinal, the 7th in the West San Antonio Spurs, who took the 2-1 lead in the series after winning the previous game at home, are hosting once again the 2nd in the conference Denver Nuggets, who are looking to avoid a defeat that will give the Spurs a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.
Nuggets had a 54-28 record (42-40 ATS) in the regular season and finished in the second place of the Western Conference. They are 1-2 in their last 3 games and in their latest matchup they got defeated by San Antonio on the road in the third game of the series, 108-118. Spurs had a 48-34 record (43-37-2 ATS) in the regular season and finished in the 7th place of the Western Conference. They are 5-1 in their last 6 games and in their latest matchup they were victorious against Denver at home in the third game of the series, 118-108.
Top Basketball BookmakersDenver are led in scoring by Gary Harris with 18.3 ppg. He also adds 4 rebounds per game, while Nikola Jokic follows with 17.7 ppg and leads the team both in assists with 9.7 and in rebounding with 10.5 per game. San Antonio are led in scoring by DeMar DeRozan with 24.7 ppg. He also adds 7.7 rebounds and leads the team in assists made with 4.3 per game, while Derrick White follows with 23 ppg, adding 4 rebounds per game. LaMarcus Aldridge adds 19 ppg and leads the team in rebounding with 9 per game.
San Antonio lead Denver 4-3 wins so far this season and they have a perfect 3-0 at home. San Antonio are 33-9 at home, while Denver are 20-22 on the road. San Antonio have a better offense with 111.5 ppg to Denver’s 110.5 ppg, while Denver have a better defense, allowing 106.8 ppg to San Antonio’s 109.8. San Antonio have a better accuracy both from the field (47.8% to 46.6%) and from behind the arc (39.2% to 35.2%). They also commit fewer turnovers per game (11.7 to 12.7), while Denver grab more rebounds (46.2 to 44.8) and dish more assists per game (27.4 to 24.4). San Antonio have been very strong at home and expect them to get away with a win by more than 4 points today.
Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs Game 4 Prediction: San Antonio Spurs -3.5 (-112)