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Denver Nuggets vs New York Knicks: Don Best NBA Odds & Trends for 5/5/2021

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (43-22) will look to fend off Julius Randle's New York Knicks (37-28) on May 5, 2021. The Nuggets are a 4-point favorite. The game's point total is 216.

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How to Watch

Time: 9:00 PM EST
TV Channel: ALT2

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Nuggets vs. Knicks Betting Data

Nuggets vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -4 -110 -110 216 -110 -110

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Nuggets Betting Data

  • Denver has a losing 31-34 record against the spread this season.
  • The Nuggets have fared well as a 4-point favorite, going 21-16 against the spread when favored by at least 4 points.
  • Denver routinely hits the over, topping the point total in 35 of 65 games (53.8%).

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Knicks Betting Data

  • Against the spread this season, New York has a winning record: 42-22-1.
  • The Knicks are 5-1 against the spread this season when they're at least 4-point underdogs.
  • New York hit the over in just 46.2% of their games (30 of 65 games).

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Point Total Insights

  • Denver's games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday's matchup over/under (216 points) in 48 out of 65 opportunities (73.8% of matchups).
  • In 27 out of New York's 65 games this season (41.5%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Wednesday's matchup.
  • The point total for the matchup of 216 is 6.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Nuggets (115.1 points per game) and the Knicks (107.4 points per game).
  • This game's over/under is 1.5 fewer points than the 214.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Nuggets have seen a 225 over/under in their games this season, nine more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of four points separates this contest's over/under (216 points) and the average total points bet in Knicks' games (212 points) this season.

Previous Matchups

In their last 10 matchups, Denver has won six games against New York, while the Nuggets also maintain a 2-1 advantage covering the spread against the Knicks.

Nuggets vs Knicks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/10/2021 Nuggets Knicks -5.5 214 -212 175 Regular Season 114-89 DEN
12/15/2019 Nuggets Nuggets -10.5 208.5 -590 427 Regular Season 111-105 DEN
12/5/2019 Nuggets Knicks -8.5 205.5 -377 296 Regular Season 129-92 DEN
3/22/2019 - Knicks - - - - Regular Season 111-93 DEN
1/1/2019 - Nuggets - - - - Regular Season 115-108 DEN
1/25/2018 - Nuggets - - - - Regular Season 130-118 DEN
10/30/2017 - Knicks - - - - Regular Season 116-110 NY
  • 1/10/2021 DNP - Nuggets: Michael Porter Jr.;

    Knicks: Alec Burks

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    Nuggets Players to Watch

    • Jokic leads the Nuggets in points, rebounds and assists, scoring 26.3 points, grabbing 10.9 boards and distributing 8.5 assists per game.
    • Jamal Murray leads the Nuggets in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.
    • Jokic and JaVale McGee lead Denver on the defensive end, with Jokic leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and McGee in blocks averaging 1.2 per contest.

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    Knicks Players to Watch

    • Randle is atop nearly all of the Knicks' leaderboards by collecting 24.2 points, 10.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game.
    • Reggie Bullock is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Knicks, hitting 2.4 threes per game.
    • New York's leader in steals and blocks is Nerlens Noel with 1.1 steals and 2.2 blocks per game.

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    Injury Report

    Nuggets:

    Nikola Jokic: Day To Day (Toe),

    Monte Morris: Out (Hamstring),

    Will Barton: Out (Hamstring),

    Zeke Nnaji: Day To Day (Ankle),

    Jamal Murray: Out For Season (Knee),

    PJ Dozier: Out (Adductor)

    Knicks:

    Alec Burks: Day To Day (Knee),

    Norvel Pelle: Day To Day (Ankle),

    Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle),

    Nerlens Noel: Day To Day (Ankle)

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