|Game||Los Angeles Clippers vs Denver Nuggets|
|Date & Time||Friday February 28, 2020, 10:30 PM (EST)|
Staples Center Figueroa Street, South Park, Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, 90015, USA
LAC -5.5 ; Total OFF
The Denver Nuggets arrive in Los Angeles with a two-game winning streak on the line when they visit the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday. Denver improved 40-18 following 115-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. Jerami Grant led the Nuggets with 29 points setting a new career-high. Denver leads both Oklahoma City and Utah by 4 games in the northwest division.
Nikola Jokic is leading Denver in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 20.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game. The second leading scorer for Denver is Jamal Murray with an average of 18.9 points per game and is one of 6 players for the Denver Nuggets averaging double-figures in scoring.
The LA Clippers are also riding a two-game winning streak, The Clippers improved to 39-19 following a 102-92 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday. Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points and pulled down 14 rebounds while recently acquired Marcus Morris chipped in with 18 points for the Clippers. The Clippers trail the Lakers by six games in the Pacific Division.
Kawhi Leonard is leading the Clippers in scoring and rebounding with averages of 27.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per game while Lou Williams is the second-leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 19.1 points and 5.8 assists per game. Paul George is the second leading scorer with an average of 21.0 points per game.
Recent Betting Trends
- Denver is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 versus LA
- The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Nuggets last 10
- LA is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 versus an opponent from the Northwest division
- The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Clippers last 6
Denver has had good success head-to-head against the LA Clippers. The Nuggets are 5-1 straight up and ATS in the last 6 versus the Clippers. Overall, the Nuggets have won 6 of their last 8 SU and 8 of their last 11 SU overall. The Clippers have failed to cover 8 of the last 12 when playing an opponent from the Western Conference. Final Score Prediction, Denver Nuggets win and cover ATS 117-113.