Nuggets vs Clippers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Sunday, February 26, 2023

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The Denver Nuggets (42-19) host the Los Angeles Clippers (33-29) at Ball Arena, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 26, 2023. The Nuggets are 3.5-point favorites in the game, the fourth matchup between the teams this season. A 236-point over/under has been set for the matchup.

How to bet Nuggets vs. Clippers

Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Nuggets as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Nuggets have -163 odds to pick up the win, while the Clippers are listed at +140 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 236 points.

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Nuggets vs. Clippers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, February 26, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Arena: Ball Arena

Nuggets vs. Clippers Betting Trends

The Nuggets are 33-26-2 against the spread this season. Denver has been the favorite in 45 games this season and has come away with the win 34 times (75.6%) in those contests. Nuggets games this year have gone over the point total 29 times in 62 opportunities (46.8%).

The Clippers are 31-31-0 against the spread this season. Los Angeles has been the underdog on the moneyline 24 total times this season. LA has finished 7-17 in those games. Clippers games this season have gone over the point total 45.2% of the time (28 out of 62 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Nuggets Leaders
Nikola Jokic 53 24.5 11.6 10 1.3 0.7 0.8
Jamal Murray 47 19.9 4 5.8 1 0.2 2.4
Michael Porter Jr. 44 16.8 5.3 1 0.7 0.5 3
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 58 11.5 2.9 2.4 1.4 0.5 1.9
Thomas Bryant 46 11.3 6.5 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.5


Clippers Leaders
Paul George 45 23.5 6.2 5.2 1.4 0.4 3
Kawhi Leonard 35 22.7 6.1 4 1.4 0.6 1.8
Norman Powell 51 17.2 3 1.8 0.8 0.3 2.1
Russell Westbrook 53 15.9 6.2 7.6 1 0.4 1.2
Eric Gordon 50 12.9 2 3 0.6 0.4 1.8
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Nuggets vs. Clippers Injury Report

Clippers: Ivica Zubac: Out (Calf)

What you need to know about the Denver Nuggets

Denver is eighth in the NBA with 116.7 points per game so far this season. At the other end of the court, it ranks 13th with 112.7 points allowed per contest. When playing at home, the Nuggets are posting 9.4 more points per game (121.3) than they are when playing on the road (111.9). The Nuggets’ offense has been improved over their last 10 games, racking up 116.8 points per contest compared to the 116.7 they’ve averaged this season.

Denver is making 12.1 threes per game this season (15th-ranked in NBA), and it has a 39.2% three-point percentage (best). Of the shots attempted by the Nuggets in 2022-23, 64.1% of them have been two-pointers (72.3% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.9% have been from beyond three-point land (27.7%).

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What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers

At 112.5 points scored per game and 112.2 points allowed, Los Angeles is 24th in the league on offense and ninth on defense. The Clippers average 110.6 points per game at home, and 114.1 on the road. The Clippers are averaging 120.5 points per game over their past 10 games, which is eight more than their average for the season (112.5).

Los Angeles is ninth in the league in 3-pointers made (12.9 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (38.2%). The Clippers attempt 39.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 31.7% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 60.8% of their shots, with 68.3% of their makes coming from there.

Our prediction to win this matchup is the Nuggets, and we expect that Nuggets will cover the spread (Nuggets -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 236 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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