A clear difference exists between gambling perception and reality. Should the Clippers actually be a -1000 favorite in their series with the Nuggets? Of course not. This is a great NBA betting lesson about the phrase “Vegas Thinks.” Specifically, the playoff price for the Clippers and Nuggets isn’t based on what Vegas thinks. Instead, it’s based on what Vegas thinks the public thinks. And there is no doubt that the masses are flocking to bet on LA. Denver proved in its 110-101 game two, win they can play. Most important of all the Nuggets taught a lesson on price value.
Western Conference Semifinal – LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets
|Date and Time:||Monday, September 7, 8 p.m. ET, TNT|
|Location:||ESPN WWOS, Orlando, Florida|
|Clippers vs. Nuggets TV Coverage:||TNT|
Clippers vs. Nuggets Series Schedule:
|Game One||Clippers 120, Nuggets 97|
|Game Two||Clippers 101, Nuggets 110|
|Game Three||Monday, September 7, 8 p.m. ET, TNT|
|Game Four||Wednesday, September 9, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN|
|Game Five||Friday, September 11, TBD, TNT|
|Game Six||Sunday, September 13, TBD, ESPN|
|Game Seven||Tuesday, September 15, TBD, ESPN|
LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets SBG Odds Overview
On this occasion, the squares will bet on the Clippers regardless of price. Fan Boy casual gamblers don’t factor sportsbook value. Sharps will pay close attention to the Nuggets. Due to the fact taking the Nuggets is betting with the house. Live betting may be the best alternative for those considering LA. Even then a good price may be hard to find.
LA Clippers Team Overview
So far, the Clippers have exceeded expectations with seven covers in 10 games. Four of their last seven games cleared the total.
Key LA Clippers: SF Kawhi Leonard 29.9 PTS, 9.1 REB, 5.3 AST, 52.8 FG%, 28.2 3P%, 84.8 FT%, SG Paul George 19.0 PTS, 7.0 REB, 3.9 AST, 37.0 FG%, 29.4 3P%, 88.2 FT%, SG Lou Williams 14.9 PTS, 3.5 REB, 4.6 AST, 48.9 FG%, 25.0 3P%, 84.0 FT%
Denver Nuggets Team Overview
Late on the Nuggets are 5-3-1 against the spread. Denver has gone over in 13 of their last 17 games.
Key Denver Nuggets: PG Jamal Murray 28.9 PTS, 5.0 REB, 6.2 AST, 52.4 FG%, 49.1 3P%, 49.1 FT%, C Nikola Jokic 25.0 PTS, 8.7 REB, 5.0 AST, 51.5 FG%, 49.1 3P%, 84.4 FT%, PF Michael Porter Jr 11.1 PTS, 6.9 REB, 0.7 AST, 43.2 FG%, 34.0 3P%, 72.7 FT%
LA Clippers and Denver Nuggets Against the Spread
The Clippers are:
- 13-7 against the spread in their last 20 games as a favorite
- 8-5 over the total when favored
- 7-2 vs. the odds when favored against the Nuggets
- 4-6 under the total as chalk to Denver
The Nuggets are:
- 7-4 against the spread in their last 11 games as a dog
- 10-3 over the total when getting points
- 8-5 vs. the board in their last 13 head to head meetings with the Clippers
- 2-5 under the total in their series with LA
LA Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets NBA SBG Best Bet
Commencing with their game two win has Denver shown ability. LA simply isn’t going to provide a fair NBA betting price. Concurrently taking the Nuggets is fading the public. And that’s usually a good place to be.
Clippers vs. Nuggets SBG Best Bet: Denver Nuggets