Nuggets vs Thunder Prediction: Statistical Analysis
Nuggets vs Thunder Prediction: Denver Nuggets is predicted to win tonight’s game against the OKC Thunder as per the latest prediction.
The two Western Conference teams, Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City Thunder are set to clash tonight at Paycom Center. The City Thunder will have home advantage as a host but overall their form has been out of track as of now.
Denver Nuggets, on the other hand, are on a 1 game-losing streak and they will be hopeful of returning to a winning streak against the challenger whom they have already defeated this season. The Nuggets have had an average season as of now.
Denver Nuggets Hope for An Away Win
The Denver Nuggets will be traveling to Oklahoma on Wednesday to face the challenge of the OKC Thunder. The Nuggets have defeated the OKC Thunder twice this season. Overall they rank 7th in the Western Conference.
This season, the Nuggets average 113.9 points per game and have had an average of 27.5 assists per game. They are placed in 13th place in the season. In their last game, they had a narrow defeat at the hands of Detriot Pistons (108-110) and will be hoping to return to their winning ways by defeating OKC Thunder tonight.
Thunder Hope To End Their Losing Streak
With two back-to-back defeats, the Oklahoma City Thunder have added 10 defeats to their name this season so far. Playing at home, they will have a home advantage but their home campaign this season has yielded only a 50% success this season.
However, in terms of stats, they are 6th in the season with 116.4 points per game. In terms of rebounds, they average 44.4 and their assist record stands at 25.2 assists per game. New York Knicks defeated them in their last NBA 2023 appearance.
Nuggets vs Thunder Prediction: Recent Form
Oklahoma City Thunders
The Oklahoma City Thunders had a bad start to their season’s campaign. They lost the first 3 of their opening games. The defeats came at the hands of the Minnesota Timberwolves followed by the Denver Nuggets and then again against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Thunders registered their first win of the season when they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers by 108-94 points. This was followed by an 8 points victory over the Clippers once again. In their last two games, the City Thunders defeated the Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic.
Currently, with 4 wins and 3 defeats, the Oklahoma City Thunders are 8th in the Western Conference points table. They have had 3 wins and a defeat at home while on the roads they are currently 1-2.
The Denver Nuggets, on the other hand, started off with a defeat at the hands of Utah Jazz but in the very next game, they defeated the defending champions Golden State Warriors. The Nuggets continued their winning streak as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunders in the next match but faced the 2nd defeat of the season against the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Denver Nuggets registered their 4th win by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 110-99 and avenged their 102-123 loss against the Utah Jazz in the next game. In their last game, the Jazz suffered a defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Nuggets with 4 wins and 3 defeats are 6th in the West. They are undefeated at home but on the roads, they have a weak record as they have 3 defeats and just 1 win on roads.
Nuggets vs Thunder Odds
- Denver Nuggets: -2.5 (-105)
- Oklahoma City Thunder: +2.5 (-105)
- Denver Nuggets: -135
- Oklahoma City Thunder: +125
Nuggets vs Thunder Head to Head Stats
The Oklahoma City Thunder have an overall advantage over Denver Nuggets. As of now, the two teams have played 192 head-to-head games. The City Thunders have had 101 victories while the Denver Nuggets won 91 games against the City Thunder.
In the last five games between the two teams, Denver Nuggets won 4 while the Oklahoma City Thunder won just 1 game.
The last time the two teams met was back on October 22nd, 2022. The Nuggets defeated the Thunder by 122-117 points.
Nuggets vs Thunder Prediction: Players to Watch Out
Nikola Jokic (Center)
Points Per Game: 22.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 10.8 | Assists Per Game: 9.4
Michael Porter Jr. (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 18.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.8 | Steals Per Game: 0.8
Aaron Gordon (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 7.6 | Blocks Per Game: 1.0
Oklahoma City Thunder
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 30.0 | Assists Per Game: 6.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.5
Luguentz Dort (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 14.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.3 | Steals Per Game: 2.0
Josh Giddey (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 14.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.3 | Assists Per Game: 5.0
21 points, 12 rebounds — and dished out seven assists.
Nuggets vs Thunder Prediction: Predicted Winner
The Oklahoma City Thunder will be playing host to Denver Nuggets on Thursday night. As a home team, the City Thunder will have a home advantage, and looking at their form lately they will be hoping to continue their similar form.
The prediction and the betting platforms have however predicted a win for the visitors Denver Nuggets. However, considering the overall stats and the recent form and also considering the home advantage, we predict a win for the host Oklahoma City Thunders.