Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 2/28/2020 NBA Picks and Previews
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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 2/28/2020 – These are two of the top teams in the NBA Western Conference and they are battling for second place in the standings. The Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers are both on back-to-back wins and the winner in their matchup will start a winning streak. This game will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California and it will be aired by ESPN live at 10:30 pm Eastern Time. The same feed will be featured via online live streaming through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. According to NBA Games Today Odds, it will be the Clippers that has the upper hand in this game.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 2/28/2020
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 2/28/2020 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets are currently second place in the NBA Western Conference standings and they are just a game ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers with a record of 40-18. On the road, the Nuggets are doing well as they won 17 of their 28 games. They are coming off from back-to-back wins over the Minnesota Timberwolves and Detroit Pistons. Nikola Jokic has been the team’s anchor from both ends of the floor as he does, 20.8 points, 10 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game. Will Barton and Jamaal Murray have been the best help for Jokic but in their last game against Detroit, Jerami Grant came off the bench with his career-high of 29 points while Gary Harris has been getting his groove once again.
Players to watch: N. Jokic C 58 GP 58 GS 32.4 MIN 20.8 PTS 2.4 OR 7.7 DR 10 REB 6.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 3 TO 3.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 25.76 PER
J. Murray PG 48 GP 48 GS 32.5 MIN 18.9 PTS 0.7 OR 3.2 DR 3.9 REB 4.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 1.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.
W. Barton SF 51 GP 51 GS 33 MIN 14.8 PTS 1.4 OR 5 DR 6.4 REB 3.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.5 TO 2.1 PF 2.6 AST/TO 15.82 PER04 PER
Los Angeles Clippers Betting
The Los Angeles Clippers bounced back from a three-game losing streak and now they won back-to-back games against the Memphis Grizzlies and the Phoenix Suns. With that, they trail the Denver Nuggets by just a game for second place in the NBA Western Conference playoff picture. They are glad to be holding the home-court advantage in this match as they have been only defeated six times in nine games at the Staples Center. Paul George and Kawhi Leonard has been playing beautiful basketball and this is a game where they should showcase their true strength together.
Players to Watch: K. Leonard SF 45 GP 45 GS 32.5 MIN 27.1 PTS 1.1 OR 6.6 DR 7.7 REB 5.2 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 3 TO 2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 26.73 PER
P. George SG 36 GP 36 GS 29.2 MIN 21 PTS 0.4 OR 5.4 DR 5.9 REB 3.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.77 PER
L. Williams SG 55 GP 8 GS 29.7 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.5 OR 2.7 DR 3.1 REB 5.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 1.4 PF 2 AST/TO 17.1 PER
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 2/28/2020 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Denver’s last 10 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Clippers’ last 6 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks
This is going to be a watch for NBA League Pass subscribers with two NBA Western Conference Titans going at each other but Online Sportsbook sees the Nuggets as the underdogs in this game. Still, this will be a close match and the Nuggets can surprise the Clippers as Jokic can take advantage of the weak centers of the Clippers.
Moneyline: ML handed to the Nuggets are +190 while on the other side, the Clippers are at -215.
ATS: 5.5 points across the spread for both teams with the Nuggets given the +5.5 while the Clippers sit at -5.5.
TOTALs: The given total for this match is 220 points with the Nuggets going over and the Clippers are under.
Score Prediction: 113 – 107 Clippers