Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 9/5/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 9/5/2020 – The Los Angeles Clippers took advantage of a fatigued Denver Nuggets after their best-of-seven series against the Utah Jazz. Clippers prevailed in dominating fashion in Game 1 and will seek to take a commanding lead after Game 2 which is slated to happen on Saturday, September 5. It will be TNT that holds the broadcast rights for this game and they are starting the live feed at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The online live stream is made available for NBA League Pass subscribers and at SofaScore. The Clippers are still the heavy favorites by NBA Playoff Lines to win over the Denver Nuggets for Game 2.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 9/5/2020
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 9/5/2020 Betting Odds
Denver Nuggets Betting
The Denver Nuggets showed that they are still on a fatigue hangover in their series against the Utah Jazz as they were dominated by the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1. The team shot a poor 42% from the field and 25% of their three-point shots. Nikola Jokic was limited to just 15 points, three rebounds and three assists while Jamal Murray was far from what he gave the team in the previous series with 12 points on 5-of-15 shooting but had six assists as well. Jerami Grant also had 12 points along with Monte Morris and Jerami Grant while Paul Millsap chipped in with 13.
Players to Watch: J. Murray PG GP 7 GS 7 MIN 38 PTS 31.6 OR 1.6 DR 4 REB 5.6 AST 6.3 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2 PF 3 AST/TO 3.1 PER 32.56
N. Jokic C GP 7 GS 7 MIN 37.6 PTS 26.3 OR 2 DR 6.1 REB 8.1 AST 5.4 STL 0.7 BLK 0.4 TO 2.3 PF 3.1 AST/TO 2.4 PER 26.69
M. Porter Jr. PF GP 7 GS 3 MIN 26 PTS 12 OR 1 DR 6 REB 7 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 0.7 PER 14.69.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting
The Los Angeles Clippers dominated the competition in Game 1 and their trademark defense was in place limiting the Nuggets to just 97 points while they shot 120 points. Kawhi Leonard led the team with 29 points on an accurate 12-of-16 shooting while Paul George followed through with 19 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals. Marcus Morris is on his best playoff game for the Clippers with 18 points, five rebounds, two assists, two steals and four triples while Montrezl Harrell had 15 points in 19 minutes off the bench. Lou Williams also had a fair night with 10 points while Pat Beverly showcased his defense against Jamal Murray and did 8 points and six rebounds.
Players to watch: K. Leonard SF GP 6 GS 6 MIN 39.2 PTS 32.8 OR 2.2 DR 8 REB 10.2 AST 5.2 STL 2.3 BLK 0.5 TO 2.5 PF 2.8 AST/TO 2.1 PER 32.35
P. George SG GP 6 GS 6 MIN 36.2 PTS 18.5 OR 1.2 DR 5.7 REB 6.8 AST 4 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 2.7 PF 4 AST/TO 1.5 PER 11.09
L. Williams SG GP 6 GS 0 MIN 27.2 PTS 16 OR 0.3 DR 3 REB 3.3 AST 4.3 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2 PER 18.76.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers 9/5/2020 Betting Numbers
Denver are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
LA Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Will Barton SG Knee is out indefinitely
Los Angeles Clippers
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Clippers showed no weaknesses in Game 1 and it will take a very special night for the Denver Nuggets to steal Game 2. Online Sportsbook has the Nuggets as the underdogs but they would need 40-point Jamal Murray and triple-double Nikola Jokic to have a chance against the Clippers.
Moneyline: The Clippers are given a huge ML of -450 as the favorites while the Nuggets are at +333 if they pull an upset.
ATS: It is a wide 8.5 points between both teams for Game 2. Clippers own the -8.5 with the Nuggets are on the other side with +8.5.
TOTALs: The given total for this match is 222.5 points with the Clippers going over and the Nuggets are under.
Score Prediction: 118 – 109 Clippers