The Denver Nuggets (0-1) host the Los Angeles Clippers (1-0) for a Christmas Day showdown at Ball Arena, tipping off at 10:30 PM ET on ESPN. The Nuggets are . The matchup has an over/under of .
The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of December 24, 2020, 1:06 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Nuggets vs Clippers Betting Odds
Injury Report as of December 24
Greg Whittington: Out (Left knee),
JaMychal Green: Out (Calf)
Marcus Morris Sr.: Day To Day (Knee)
Nuggets Key Players
Clippers Key Players
- The Nuggets shot 47.3% from the field last season, three percentage points higher than the 44.3% the Clippers allowed to opponents.
- Denver went 37-25-4 against the spread and 45-22 overall when it shot better than 44.3% from the field.
- Los Angeles had a 43-19 record against the spread and a 49-13 record overall when allowing its opponents to knock down more than 47.3% of their shots from the field.
- The Clippers’ 46.7% shooting percentage from the field last season was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Nuggets allowed to their opponents (46.5%).
- Last season, Los Angeles had a 26-14 record against the spread and a 33-7 record overall in games the team collectively shot above 46.5% from the field.
- When Denver’s opponents shot above 46.7% from the field last season, it was 33-14-1 against the spread and 39-10 overall.
- The Nuggets knocked down 36.3% of their three-point shots last season, 1.6% higher than the 34.7% the Clippers allowed opponents to shoot from deep.
- Denver put together a 27-17-3 record against the spread and a 34-14 straight-up record in games last season when the team made more than 34.7% of its three-point shots.
- Los Angeles put up a 37-14 against the spread while going 43-8 overall in games last season when its opponents shot better than 36.3% from downtown.
- The Clippers knocked down 37.1% of their shots from deep, which was one percentage point higher than the 36.1% the Nuggets’ opponents averaged last season.
- Los Angeles had a 28-17 ATS record and is 32-13 straight-up when the team hit more than 36.1% of its three-point attempts.
- Denver had a 34-17-2 ATS record and a 39-15 straight-up record last season when it knocked down more than 37.1% of its three-point attempts.
- The Nuggets hit 11.2 three-pointers per game last season, 1.2 fewer made shots on average than the 12.4 per game the Clippers gave up.
- Los Angeles went 29-10 against the spread and 33-6 overall last season in games it out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Denver hit fewer threes than its opponents, it was 17-30 ATS and 20-27 straight up.
- The Clippers ranked 13th in the NBA in made three-pointers last season, while the Nuggets allowed the 12th-fewest made threes in the league.
Nuggets vs Clippers Stat Rankings
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