Los Angeles Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets 12/25/2020 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on December 24, 2020

The Los Angeles Clippers (1-0) visit the Denver Nuggets (0-1) for a Christmas Day battle at Ball Arena, beginning at 10:30 PM ET on ESPN. The Nuggets are only 1-point underdogs. The over/under is 223 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Nuggets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -1 -110 -110 223 -110 -110
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Head to Head

Los Angeles and Denver have split the last 10 games they’ve played. The Nuggets hold a 6-4 advantage against the spread when squaring off against the Clippers.

Clippers vs Nuggets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
9/15/2020 Clippers Clippers -7.5 208 -334 264 Playoffs 104-89 DEN
9/13/2020 Clippers Nuggets -8.5 214 -378 295 Playoffs 111-98 DEN
9/11/2020 Clippers Clippers -8.5 216.5 -398 313 Playoffs 111-105 DEN
9/9/2020 Clippers Nuggets -7.5 221.5 -333 268 Playoffs 96-85 LAC
9/7/2020 Clippers Nuggets -9 221 -454 350 Playoffs 113-107 LAC
9/5/2020 Clippers Clippers -9.5 224 -438 344 Playoffs 110-101 DEN
9/3/2020 Clippers Clippers -9.5 223.5 -497 376 Playoffs 120-97 LAC
8/12/2020 Clippers Nuggets -5.5 229.5 -230 187 Regular Season 124-111 LAC
2/28/2020 Clippers Clippers -7 220 -298 237 Regular Season 132-103 LAC
1/12/2020 Clippers Nuggets -1 221 -115 -105 Regular Season 114-104 DEN
  • 9/15/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 9/13/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 9/11/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 9/9/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 9/7/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 9/5/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 9/3/2020 DNP – Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 8/12/2020 DNP – Clippers: Montrezl Harrell; Nuggets: Will Barton
  • 1/12/2020 DNP – Clippers: Paul George; Nuggets: Paul Millsap
  • Clippers Betting Information

    • Los Angeles was good against the spread last season, posting a 47-38 record.
    • When favored by at least 1 points, the Clippers fared well against the spread, compiling a 39-33 record.
    • Los Angeles and its opponents reached the over/under in just 38 of 85 games last season (44.7%).
    Bet on the Los Angeles Clippers to win the NBA Championship.

    Nuggets Betting Information

    • Denver covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 46-41-4 ATS.
    • When they were at least 1-point underdogs, the Nuggets had a record ATS of 25-25-3.
    • In most of Denver’s games this year, the teams combined to hit the over (47 out of 91 games, 51.6%).
    Bet on the Denver Nuggets to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Clippers and their opponents totaled at least 223 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 42 of 85 opportunities (49.4%) last season.
    • Denver and its opponents combined to score at least 223 points in 39 of 92 opportunities (42.4%) last year.
    • Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 3.8 less points per game last season (219.2) than this game’s total of 223 points.
    • The average total the Clippers had set in matchups last year was 2.9 more points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average total in Nuggets games last year was 3.2 less points than the point total of 223 for this outing.
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    Clippers Leaders

    • Kawhi Leonard put up 27.1 points per game last season.
    • Serge Ibaka collected 8.2 rebounds a game and Lou Williams dished out 5.6 assists per contest.
    • Paul George knocked down 3.3 threes per game a season ago.
    • Leonard collected 1.8 per game. Ivica Zubac averaged 0.9 blocks an outing.

    Nuggets Leaders

    • Nikola Jokic contributed 19.9 points per game last season while tacking on 9.7 rebounds and 7.0 assists.
    • Will Barton had a solid showing from long distance a season ago. He knocked down 1.9 shots from deep per game.
    • Gary Harris averaged 1.4 steals per game. Paul Millsap collected 0.6 blocks a contest.
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