Clippers vs Nuggets Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/14

Clippers vs Nuggets Prediction NBA Picks Today 11/14

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Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers - Game Preview

Denver, CO; Tuesday, 8:00 p.m. MST

Line: DEN -6.5

Introduction

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. 

 

Team Analysis

Denver Nuggets

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.

Injury Update

The Nuggets have a clean bill of health with no reported injuries at the moment.

Recent Form

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.

Injury Update

Mason Plumlee (C) remains out for the Clippers since November 12th.

Recent Results

The Clippers have faced tough competition, with their last two games against the Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks being closely contested.

 

Prediction

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

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