Denver Nuggets (42-30) welcome Los Angeles Clippers (36-37) at the Ball Arena in Denver on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 7:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers: Match Details
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Time: 7:30 AM IST OR 10:00 PM ET (March 22)
Location: Ball Arena, Denver
Denver Nuggets have been in okay form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (LWWLL). They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Los Angeles Clippers have been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won just once, losing four times (LWLLL). However, they are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
The Nuggets currently sit in seventh place in the Western Conference. While the Clippers are positioned one place below them, in eighth place in the Western Conference.
Their last meeting took place on January 19, 2022 and it ended in a 130-128 Overtime win for the Nuggets in Denver. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Denver Nuggets– Nikola Jokić
Nikola Jokić has the second-highest Rebounds per game (13.7) this NBA season.
In addition to the above metric, Jokić is also averaging 26.1 Points (most), 8.1 Assists (most), 0.8 Blocks (most) and 1.4 Steals (most) for Denver this season.
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (3.8) for the Nuggets, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Los Angeles Clippers– Reggie Jackson
In the absence of their star players, LA will look towards Reggie Jackson to lead the team on the court.
Jackson is averaging 17.0 Points (third-most) and 4.8 Assists (second-most) for the Clippers this season.
He has also played the second-most games (68) this term for Los Angeles, only behind Terance Mann (72).
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers: Key Points
- Denver are 20-14 at home, while the Clippers are 16-22 away.
- The Nuggets have won 4 of the last 5 games between the two in regular season.
- In their most recent head-to-head, Nikola Jokić led the game in Points (49) and Rebounds (14).
- LA’s Paul George is OUT of this match, while Kawhi Leonard is hopeful to return.
- Luke Kennard of the Clippers has the highest 3-point percentage (45.2) this NBA campaign.
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Clippers: Match Predictions
Los Angeles Clippers are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Denver Nuggets, especially because of their good home record and the poor recent form of Los Angeles.
Predicted Winner: Denver Nuggets
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.