At last year end in three matches, that took place between these teams, all three wins were on the side of Denver. The Nuggets also won the first game in January this year, but the match, which took place a month later, ended in favor of the Clippers with a huge advantage of 29 points.
In the previous meeting, Denver tried to give a fight to the Lakers, though it was not enough (121-124). The last quarter was decisive, rivals went toe-to-toe, but LeBron James and Anthony Davis took their toll. Unfortunately, the Nuggets cannot afford to play to their maximum, because in the infirmary there are Garry Harris, Will Barton and Vlatko Chanchar, plus the performance of Troy Daniels and Jeremy Grant is in question. In short, there are plenty of problems.
Doc Rivers' guys know how to act much better, because with such professionals as Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, they can even claim the championship. The Clippers lost in the last meeting to Brooklyn (120-129), which became a real sensation, because the Nets are far from the optimal lineup.
It is unlikely that such an imposing game is liked by fans, since in those fights where you need to win, their idols lose points. There is a confrontation ahead with a direct competitor, so the Los Angeles club clearly should not screw up again.
Denver suffers from squad problems, although almost all the key players are in the ranks, so the Nuggets have everything to impose a fight on the sailing ships. In this case, we offer a bet on a positive handicap "Nuggets".
Our prediction is that the Denver Nuggets will win with the handicap (+7.5) points for the odds of 1.62 in the 1xBet.
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