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?Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET
Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will face Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.
Line: Los Angeles -7
Over/Under: 208Movement Analysis: The total stands at its initial figure, displaying no swings. Los Angeles has a record of 38-31 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Denver is 17-13 against the spread as underdogs this year.
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Leonard leads the attack, responsible 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 game and grabs 15.9% of his team's rebounds. The Clippers offense is run by Williams, who is responsible for 24% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.8 times a contest.
Los Angeles can win with a less-than-excellent scoring output, sporting a record of 23-21 when they fail to reach their 116.3 scoring average. Denver allows 109.3 a contest. The Clippers are 25-22 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 showing on the boards, sporting a record of 24-19 when they fail to reach their 47.2 rebounding average, Denver allows 42.5 boards a game.
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 down low, he averages 2.3 offensive rebounds a contest and grabs 22.2% of his team's rebounds. The Nuggets offense is run by Jokic, who is responsible for 26.9% of all assists, while turning the ball over 3.1 times a game.
Denver is a disappointing 20-25 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Los Angeles allows 110 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's hardly a death knell to Denver who have a record of 25-18 when they turn the ball over more than their 12.9 season average, Los Angeles causes 13.5 turnovers per game.
Los Angeles : 116
Denver : 108
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