Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers, NBA West Conference game. Hot game in this conference, two of the best play tonight. The Nuggets know that visiting Los Angeles is dangerous. The home team is lethal playing against home conference rivals. So far the record is solid at home for the Clippers. The Nuggets have positive numbers on the road, but with some recent drawbacks.
Denver Nuggets: It’s not the first time.
The Nuggets already know what it is to win against the Clippers this season. In January the team won against them 114-104 in Denver. That game was dominated from start to finish by the Nuggets, but they had the advantage of being at home. The record on the road is 17-11, the most recent game was a defeat against Thunder 101-113. After this game the Nuggets return home to play against Raptors and Warriors.
On the road the team is scoring an average of 110.2 points per game, 41.18 FG points, 80.1% free throw shots, 11.61 three pointers, 44.25 rebounds, 25.64 assists, 13.54 turnovers. In the first two quarters the team scores up to 54.3 points per game.
The defense is one of the top five in the league. The team allows up to 108.9 points per game, 40 FG points, 11.43 three pointers and 26.86 assists.
Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets this season with 20.8 points per game. Jamal Murray after an absent time due to injury has the second best average with 18.9 points per game. Will Barton averages 14.8. Millsap is the leader in three pointers with 44% per game.
Los Angeles Clippers: At home nobody touches us.
The record at home is 23-6. The last game was a victory against Memphis Grizzlies 124-97. In the last ten games the record is 8-2. After this game the Clippers welcome the 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers at home. Two important games to stay in the top three of the conference.
At home the Clippers are scoring an average of 117 points per game, 42.28 FG points, 78.6% free throw shots, 12.68 three pointers, 50.07 rebounds, 24.59 assists, 14.76 turnovers. The team is lethal in the last two quarters with 29.1 points on average in each.
The defense allows up to 107.9 points per game, 73.9% free throw shots, 11.86 three pointers, 44.93 rebounds, 23.34 assists.
Landry Shamet is the leader in three pointers with 41% this season. Zubac has the highest percentage in field goals with 58.9%. The leaders in points with Kawhi Leonard with 27.1 and Paul George with 21 points per game.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers 02/28/2020 is: take the Los Angeles Clippers -6.5 (Spread).
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