Denver Nuggets vs LA Clippers: NBA 2020-21 Prediction | Preview | Live stream
A big clash between the two of the competitors among the top five awaits as third-placed Denver Nuggets and fifth-placed Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference.
The two powerhouses play each other for the second time this year, with the Clippers defeating the Nuggets 121-108 on Christmas. However, the playoffs meeting between the two sides last season witnessed the Nuggets get the better of their upcoming opponents.
The Clippers have a 32-17 record, while the Nuggets are 29-18. Who you think will come on top?
Denver Nuggets: Form Guide
Since the trade deadline passed, the Nuggets haven't fallen short to anybody and Aaron Gordon (ex-Orlando) and Javale McGee (ex-Cleveland) have been nothing but a blessing in disguise.
Their last game was a phenomenal victory over the Philadelphia 76ers (104-95). Michael Porter though has been the main man for them, scoring a lot of points when needed. Nikola Jokic had been another crucial player for the side too.
Denver Nuggets Injuries
Monte Morris is out for the game, while Greg Whittington has a knee concern too.
LA Clippers: Form Guide
The Clippers haven't been any less from their opponents, winning six games on the trot and seven games out of 8 before a disappointing 103-96 loss to Orlando Magic.
Kawhi Leonard has been the face of the Clippers, with 28 points and five assists, while Luke Kennard has been another important performer in the side.
Reggie Jackson and Ivica Zubac are the other players who have helped in the team's impressive run.
LA Clippers Injuries
Patrick Beverley is out with a knee injury. Rajon Rondo is doubtful due to a groin problem. Jay Scrubb has a foot injury, while Paul George and Marcus Morris may come back from the respective foot and calf injuries respectively.
Denver Nuggets vs LA Clippers Livestream options
The game will be available for Livestreaming on NBA TV.
The live telecast of the game can also be viewed on national television on broadcast channels like ABC, cable networks ESPN and TNT.
Denver Nuggets vs LA Clippers Prediction
The game is expected to have some kind of drama as the Clippers have a score to settle. Nuggets knocked them out of the playoffs last season so we can expect a rigid competition between the two.
Clippers may have some reinforcements coming from Injuries, while Nuggets won't mind anything if they find the form they have been in recently.
Sportco predicts Denver Nuggets to win.