Clippers vs. Nuggets - 2/24/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Denver Nuggets (22-34) at Los Angeles Clippers (37-19)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -10 -- Over/Under: 213.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ALT, FSW2
The Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers meet Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
The Denver Nuggets need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 100.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 104 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Danilo Gallinari is averaging 19.8 points and 5.3 rebounds while Will Barton is averaging 15.4 points and 2.4 assists. Kenneth Faried is grabbing 8.7 rebounds and Emmanuel Mudiay is dishing 5.8 assists. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Nuggets are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 105.2 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 100.4 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 19.5 points and 9.5 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.5 points and 1.4 assists. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.2 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 14.2 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.1 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won 11 of their last 15 home games.
The Nuggets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Clippers continue to play at a high level and are catching the Nuggets on the end of a back to back in which they wasted a lot of energy in an emotional game against the Kings. The Clips should be able to run away with this game.