Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Denver Nuggets
Final
122:91
Los Angeles Clippers
Highlights and Stats


Ball Arena in Denver will host the basketball game between Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers, who are set to face off on Thursday, 05th of January, 11:00 PM EST. The hosts of this upcoming clash are with a balance of 24-13 and occupy the 1st spot in the standings of the Western Conference, while their next challengers are at #6 with 21-18 record.

Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-25-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
31 33 23 27 114
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
26 26 25 27 104

The two franchises previously faced each other on November 25th, with the Denver Nuggets defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 114-104 away from home. The Clippers failed to contain Aaron Gordon, and he concluded the game as his side’s MVP with 29 points, 3 assists, and 7 rebounds. On the other half of the floor, John Wall was the top performer, concluding with an overall of 23 points and 2 assists. The Denver Nuggets have been a clear favorite when it comes to the latest five head-to-head clashes with the Los Angeles Clippers, as they won four. Those five games ended with an average of 226.2 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-25-202210-12-202203-22-202201-19-202201-11-2022
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
114126127 130 85
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
104 115 11512887

Denver Nuggets Form

*Last 10 Denver Nuggets Games - 7:3
01-02-202301-01-202312-30-202212-28-202212-27-202212-25-202212-23-202212-20-202212-18-202212-16-2022
124:111@ Minnesota Timberwolves123:111vs Boston Celtics124:119vs Miami Heat127:126@ Sacramento Kings106:113@ Sacramento Kings128:125vs Phoenix Suns120:107vs Portland Trail Blazers105:91vs Memphis Grizzlies119:115vs Charlotte Hornets126:108@ Los Angeles Lakers

The Nuggets were outplayed and lost 124-111 on January 2 when facing the Minnesota Timberwolves on the road. Nikola Jokic was the team’s standout performer and finished the game with 24 points, 9 dimes, and 7 rebounds. The Nuggets shot an average of 46.2% from the floor, 80.0% from the free throw line, and a common 37.9% from beyond the arc. Denver is currently on a one-game losing streak, having won seven of their last ten games while losing three. The team is performing at a great level at the Ball Arena with a 14-3 home record. The Nuggets are set to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers at home in their next match, scheduled for January 6th, 2023.

Denver Nuggets Averages this Season

  • Points For
    116.60
  • Points Against
    113.90
  • Assits
    28.29
  • Rebounds
    42.88
  • Steals
    7.36
  • Turnovers
    15.43
  • Blocks
    4.26
  • Points Difference
    2.70

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Denver Nuggets Standout Performer

  • Nikola Jokic

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Nikola Jokic. He averages 25.6 points, 9.5 assists and 10.8 rebounds per 33.6 minutes spent on the floor.

Denver Nuggets Missing Players

  • Collin Gillespie
    Leg
  • Jeff Green
    Hand
  • Peyton Watson
    Groin

Los Angeles Clippers Form

*Last 10 Los Angeles Clippers Games - 5:5
01-02-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-26-202212-23-202212-21-202212-17-202212-15-202212-14-2022
100:110vs Miami Heat131:130@ Indiana Pacers116:110@ Boston Celtics113:124@ Toronto Raptors131:142@ Detroit Pistons119:114@ Philadelphia 76ers126:105vs Charlotte Hornets102:93vs Washington Wizards95:111vs Phoenix Suns99:88vs Minnesota Timberwolves

The Los Angeles Clippers suffered a 100-110 loss to the Miami Heat in their most recent home game on 01/02/2023. Their best player in that game was Paul George, as he ended with 25 points, 7 assists, and 3 rebounds in 34 minutes on the court. The Clippers as a whole shot a decent 43.3% of their field goals, a remarkable 88.2% of their free throws, and 41.4% from long range. The team’s balance across the most recent ten encounters stands at 5-5, and the franchise is on a run of three straight losses at the moment. The Clippers have been on an average level when visiting this campaign, with a balance of 10-10 on the road. The team is set to continue its visiting streak, as the calendar shows that the LA Clippers are to meet the Minnesota Timberwolves on their floor on January 6.

Los Angeles Clippers Averages This Season

  • Points For
    109.00
  • Points Against
    109.80
  • Assits
    22.90
  • Rebounds
    43.88
  • Steals
    6.53
  • Turnovers
    15.33
  • Blocks
    4.63
  • Points Difference
    -0.80

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Los Angeles Clippers Standout Performer

  • Paul George

    Paul George has been the most valuable player among the Los Angeles Clippers roster, notching 24.4 pts, 5.3 dimes and 6.1 rebounds for an average of 34.6 minutes playing time this season

Los Angeles Clippers Missing Players

  • Nicolas Batum
    Ankle
  • John Wall
    Rest

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
32 34 36 20 122
Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
15 17 27 32 91
Denver NuggetsLos Angeles Clippers
  • Score

    122
    91
  • Field Goals Made

    45
    34
  • Field Goals Attempts

    89
    91
  • 3 pts Made

    14
    5
  • 3 pts Attempts

    36
    37
  • Free Throws Made

    18
    18
  • Free Throws Attempts

    21
    25
  • Rebounds Total

    57
    41
  • Rebounds Offence

    10
    8
  • Rebounds Defence

    47
    33
  • Assists

    28
    24
  • Steals

    6
    7
  • Blocks

    5
    3
  • Turnovers

    12
    8
  • Personal Fouls

    16
    14

Player Ratings

Denver Nuggets

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Kentavious CaldwellPope293837.53560.0000044510119+31
Vlatko Cancar2761250.01333.322100.048121112415+9
Nikola Jokic244850.0010.04580.00669102012+18
Zeke Nnaji245683.3010.033100.02462110513+13
Bruce Brown223650.01425.022100.0066322219+21
Michael Porter Jr.2241040.01520.01250.00550001110+15
Jamal Murray2171070.04580.00000441000218+21
Aaron Gordon215771.40003475.04373001013+22
Bones Hyland2051145.53742.933100.00331000016+27
Christian Braun122825.0020.0000022000014-12
Davon Reed91333.31333.3000011101013-5
Ish Smith9000000000011200200-5

Los Angeles Clippers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Luke Kennard242922.2050.0000011210214-21
Terance Mann245955.6020.022100.00222000212-14
Robert Covington233933.3040.022100.0145221118+1
Amir Coffey202728.6020.022100.0112300016-4
Norman Powell2061154.51425.00000112101413-24
Moses Brown195683.30002728.637100011212+5
Kawhi Leonard182728.6020.022100.0033210106-24
Reggie Jackson181616.7050.0000202200012-25
Ivica Zubac1622100.000044100.0055001108-24
Brandon Boston Jr.15050.0020.04666.7112410004+4
Jason Preston152450.022100.0000044310016+4
Marcus Morris Sr.153742.91425.0000011100017-17
Paul George141911.11520.0000033100003-16

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