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20-16 Away
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DEN 31 20 16 30 97
LAC 31 38 22 29 120
49-23
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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?

Thursday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

Kawhi Leonard will lead Los Angeles against Nikola Jokic and Denver on Thursday.

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -8.5

Moneyline: -401

Over/Under: 223

Movement Analysis: The over/under is holding at its original figure, showing no major change. Los Angeles has a record of 36-27 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Denver is 13-11 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Clippers vs Nuggets: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Los Angeles Clippers 43-31 35-38 53-25
Denver Nuggets 36-34 37-35 50-30

Clippers Preview

Impact Players

Leonard is a major contributor, accounting for 23.6% of the Clippers total offense, while taking an average of 20 shot attempts. Zubac is a player to watch, he averages 2.7 offensive boards a contest and records 15.8% of his team's rebounds. The Clippers offense is conducted by Williams, who is responsible for 23.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.8 times a game.

Insights

Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 22-19 when they fail to reach their 117.1 scoring average. Denver allows 109.6 a game. The Clippers are 24-19 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 stellar performance on the glass, sporting a record of 21-17 when they fail to reach their 47.6 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.5 boards a game.

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Nuggets Preview

Impact Players

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 supplier of second chances, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a game and records 22.1% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is run by Jokic, who accounts for 26.6% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.

Insights

Denver can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 20-23 when they fail to reach their 111.2 scoring average. Los Angeles allows 110.4 per contest. The Nuggets are 24-19 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 24-16 when they turn the ball over more than their 12.9 season average, Los Angeles forces 13.5 turnovers a contest.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 116

Denver : 108

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
  DEN LAC  
55-37
All
56-29
31-15
Home
30-13
24-22
Away
26-16
40-17
as Fav
51-24
15-20
as Dog
5-5
46-42
ATS
47-38
22-20
ATS Home
23-20
24-22
ATS Away
24-18
47-45
O/U
37-47
24-22
O/U Home
19-24
23-23
O/U Away
18-23
Leaders
Points
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
1456
Leonard Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
1543
Rebounds
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
711
Zubac Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
543
Assists
Jokic Photo
Denver Nuggets
512
Leonard Photo
Los Angeles Clippers
280
Last 5 Games
Nuggets
Date Opp Result
09/26 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 107-117
09/24 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
L 114-108
09/22 vs
Lakers logo
LAL
W 106-114
09/20 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 103-105
09/18 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 114-126
Clippers
Date Opp Result
09/15 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 104-89
09/13 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 98-111
09/11 vs
Nuggets logo
DEN
L 111-105
09/09 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 96-85
09/07 @
Nuggets logo
DEN
W 113-107