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The Los Angeles Clippers and the Denver Nuggets will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Pepsi Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Clippers listed as 2-point favorites versus the Nuggets, while the game's total is sitting at 206½.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 107-96 winner as they battled the Jazz at home. The Clippers covered in the match as a 10.5-point favorite, while 203 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Denver lost its last outing, an 81-72 result against the Grizzlies on December 29. The Nuggets failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 153 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Los Angeles:
Team record: 25-6 SU, 20-11 ATS
Current streak: won 17 straight games.

LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
LA Clippers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Denver
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Clippers last 12 games

When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Golden State are 6-4
After playing Utah are 5-5
After a win are 10-0

Denver:
Team record: 17-15 SU, 19-13 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games

When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3


NEXT UP:
LA Clippers at Golden State, Wednesday, January 2
Denver home to Minnesota, Thursday, January 3