Clippers vs Nuggets Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/14
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- Nov 13, 2023, 11:49:07 PM
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The Denver Nuggets will defend their home win streak as they face the Los Angeles Clippers in an exciting matchup in the NBA In-Season Tournament.
The Nuggets, sitting atop the Western Conference with an 8-2 record, have been led by the outstanding Nikola Jokic. Despite a recent close loss, the Nuggets remain a formidable force at home.
Nikola Jokic's Brilliance
Nikola Jokic continues to be the driving force for the Nuggets, averaging an impressive 29.8 points per game. His efficiency and playmaking make him a constant threat.
The Nuggets have a clean bill of health with no reported injuries at the moment.
The Nuggets are coming off a narrow loss to the Houston Rockets (L107-104), emphasizing their ability to compete in close matchups.
Los Angeles Clippers
The Clippers, currently 3-6 and seeking a breakthrough, face a challenging task against the Nuggets on the road.
Paul George's Leadership
Paul George leads the Clippers in scoring, averaging 23.6 points per game. The team will rely on his leadership to navigate through the Nuggets' defense.
Mason Plumlee (C) remains out for the Clippers since November 12th.
The Clippers have faced tough competition, with their last two games against the Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks being closely contested.
Considering the recent performance of the Nuggets in closely contested games and the Clippers' ability to keep games tight, the +6.5 points spread for the Clippers seems favorable.
Expect the Clippers to cover the spread in what could be another closely fought battle.
Pick: Los Angeles Clippers +6.5