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LAC 34 29 16 19 98
DEN 26 21 30 34 111
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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?

Sunday at 1:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

ESPN

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will face Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -8.5

Moneyline: -373

Over/Under: 213.5

Movement Analysis: The total stands at its opening mark, showing no major change. Los Angeles has a record of 38-31 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Denver is 16-13 against the spread as underdogs this season.
Nuggets vs Clippers: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Clippers 44-34 34-42 56-27
Denver Nuggets 39-36 37-39 52-33

Clippers Preview

Impact Players

Leonard leads the attack, responsible for 23.6% of the Clippers total offense, while taking an average of 20 shot attempts. Zubac is a force down low, he averages 2.7 offensive boards a contest and collects 15.8% of his team's rebounds. The Clippers offense is orchestrated by Williams, who accounts for 23.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.8 times a contest.

Insights

Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 23-20 when they fail to reach their 116.5 scoring average. Denver allows 109.4 a game. The Clippers are 25-21 when they shoot below their 47% season average from the field. The Nuggets allow opponents to shoot 46%. The Clippers can win with a less than excellent performance on the boards, sporting a record of 24-18 when they fail to reach their 47.3 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.6 boards per game.

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Nuggets Preview

Impact Players

Jokic is a major contributor, accounting for 18% of the Nuggets total offense, while taking an average of 14.7 field goal attempts. Jokic is a force in the low block, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and grabs 22.2% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is run by Jokic, who accounts for 26.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.

Insights

Denver is a disappointing 20-25 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 109.9 a game. The Nuggets are 24-22 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Clippers allow opponents to shoot 35%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Denver who have a record of 24-18 when they turn the ball over more than their 12.9 season average, Los Angeles forces 13.5 turnovers a game.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 116

Denver : 107

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Clippers vs Nuggets previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-12-2020 Nuggets 111 Clippers 124 +5.5 N 229.5 O
02-28-2020 Clippers 132 Nuggets 103 -7 Y 220 O
01-12-2020 Nuggets 114 Clippers 104 +1 Y 221 U
02-24-2019 Nuggets 123 Clippers 96 -10 Y 236 U
01-10-2019 Nuggets 121 Clippers 100 -6 Y 226.5 U
12-22-2018 Clippers 132 Nuggets 111 -2.5 Y 221 O
10-17-2018 Clippers 98 Nuggets 107 +2 N 224 U
Team Records
  LAC DEN  
56-29
All
55-37
30-13
Home
31-15
26-16
Away
24-22
51-24
as Fav
40-17
5-5
as Dog
15-20
47-38
ATS
46-42
23-20
ATS Home
22-20
24-18
ATS Away
24-22
37-47
O/U
47-45
19-24
O/U Home
24-22
18-23
O/U Away
23-23
Leaders
Points
Leonard Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
1543
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
1456
Rebounds
Zubac Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
543
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
711
Assists
Leonard Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
280
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
512
Last 5 Games
Clippers
Date Opp Result
09/15 vs
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DEN
L 104-89
09/13 @
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DEN
L 98-111
09/11 vs
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DEN
L 111-105
09/09 @
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DEN
W 96-85
09/07 @
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DEN
W 113-107
Nuggets
Date Opp Result
09/26 @
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LAL
L 107-117
09/24 vs
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LAL
L 114-108
09/22 vs
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LAL
W 106-114
09/20 @
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LAL
L 103-105
09/18 @
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LAL
L 114-126