Denver got 17 points from Danilo Gallinari en route to a 92-78 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 207.5.
Denver got 14 points from Kenneth Faried and another 12 points from Andre Miller. Andre Miller contributed 12 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 12 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 12 points from Eric Bledsoe. Chris Paul contributed 6 assists for the Clippers, while DeAndre Jordan had 11 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 48-43.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 52 boards, while Los Angeles only had 46.
Denver heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.