NBA Basketball - Preview

The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Clippers when they take their seats on Saturday.

In their last action, Denver was a 103-99 loser at home against the Suns. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (202) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

The Clippers were a 108-95 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pelicans. They covered the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (203) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Denver:
Team record: 14-11 SU, 12-12-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Golden State are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles:
Team record: 18-9 SU, 16-11 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

LA Clippers are 16-3 SU in their last 19 games at home
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing at home against Denver

When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Denver home to Golden State, Monday, December 23
LA Clippers home to Minnesota, Sunday, December 22