46-27
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110:101
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DEN 44 28 17 21 110
LAC 25 31 21 24 101
49-23
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75%
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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?

Saturday at 9:00 PM ET

Broadcast:

TNT

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

Betting Odds

Line: Los Angeles -8.5

Moneyline: -403

Movement Analysis: The over/under is holding at its initial figure, displaying no major movement. Los Angeles has a record of 37-28 against the spread when playing as the favorite, while Denver is 13-12 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 34-39 54-25
Denver Nuggets 36-35 37-36 50-31

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 game and collects 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 117.2 scoring average. Denver allows 109.7 per contest. The Clippers don't have to necessarily shoot well to win, when they shoot below their season average of 37%, they have a decent record of 24-17. The Clippers can win with a less than excellent performance on the glass, sporting a record of 22-17 when they fail to reach their 47.5 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.5 boards a game.

Trends

Nuggets Preview

Impact Players

Jokic leads the attack, accounting for 17.9% 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 collects 22.1% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is orchestrated by Jokic, who is responsible for 26.7% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a contest.

Insights

Denver can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 19-23 when they fail to reach their 111 scoring average. Los Angeles allows 110.3 per contest. The Nuggets are 24-20 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Clippers allow opponents to shoot 35%. The Clippers allow 45.1 rebounds a contest, Denver hopes to capitalize, going 30-8 when they grab over their average of 43.9.

Trends

Prediction

Los Angeles : 117

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
  DEN LAC  
54-35
All
56-29
30-14
Home
30-13
24-21
Away
26-16
40-17
as Fav
51-24
14-18
as Dog
5-5
45-41
ATS
47-38
21-20
ATS Home
23-20
24-21
ATS Away
24-18
44-45
O/U
37-47
22-22
O/U Home
19-24
22-23
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
09/20 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 103-105
09/18 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 114-126
09/15 @
Clippers logo
LAC
W 104-89
09/13 vs
Clippers logo
LAC
W 98-111
09/11 @
Clippers logo
LAC
W 111-105
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