Nuggets vs Clippers Betting Preview
|Los Angeles Clippers||Denver Nuggets|
|34-16||February 03, 2014, 09:00 | Pepsi Center||22-23|
The Clippers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Nuggets in Denver at Pepsi Center on Monday in NBA action.
This season the Nuggets are 22-23 overall and 20-24-1 ATS against the number, while the Clippers are 34-16 and 29-21 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Denver is 22-23 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 26-22-2.
View Los Angeles Clippers vs Denver Nuggets Odds and Stats.
The Nuggets sit at No. 14 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Clippers are at No. 10 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 101-96.
Los Angeles was a 102-87 winner in its last match at home against the Jazz. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 189 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Utah was scorched by Jamal Crawford for 27 points as the Clippers defated the Jazz 102-87 in NBA action on Saturday.
Denver was a 100-90 loser in its last match at home against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 190 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Nuggets endured a 100-90 loss at the hands of the Raptors on Friday, despite an 18 -point effort from J.J. Hickson at Pepsi Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Denver's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 103.56 PPG, against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 13 at 100.06 PPG. The Nuggets field goal percentage has averaged 45.13% so far, less than the Clippers shooters have achieved on the year, 46.89% per game.
Los Angeles home to Miami, Wednesday, February 5th
Denver home to Milwaukee, Wednesday, February 5th