NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers
Favorite: Los Angeles Clippers (49-23)
Underdog: Denver Nuggets (46-27)
Arena:ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
When does the game start?Monday at 9:00 PM ET
Kawhi Leonard will lead Los Angeles against Nikola Jokic and Denver on Monday.
Line: Los Angeles -7.5
Over/Under: 220.5Movement Analysis: The total is static at its opening mark, showing no movement. Los Angeles has a record of 37-28 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Denver is 14-12 against the spread as underdogs this year.
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Leonard leads the attack, responsible for 23.4% of the Clippers total offense, while taking an average of 19.9 shot attempts. Zubac is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.7 offensive boards a game and collects 15.8% of his team's rebounds. The Clippers offense is run by Williams, who is responsible for 23.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.8 times a game.
Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 21-19 when they fail to reach their 117 scoring average. Denver allows 109.6 a game. The Clippers are 24-18 when they shoot below their 37% season average from three. The Nuggets allow opponents to shoot 36%. The Clippers can win with a less than stellar output on the boards, sporting a record of 22-17 when they fail to reach their 47.6 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.7 boards per game.
Jokic is a major contributor, accounting for 17.9% of the Nuggets total offense, while taking an average of 14.7 shots per game. Jokic is a player to keep an eye on, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and collects 22.1% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is run by Jokic, who is responsible for 26.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.
Denver can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 20-23 when they fail to reach their 111 scoring average. Los Angeles allows 110.3 per game. The Nuggets are 24-20 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Clippers allow opponents to shoot 35%. The Clippers surrender 45.1 rebounds a game, Denver stands to benefit, going 31-8 when they grab over their average of 43.9.
Los Angeles : 116
Denver : 108
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