NBA Playoffs 2020 Nuggets vs. Clippers Game Five: Predictions, picks and bets

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September 11, 2020 11:59 AM

The Clippers are now just one win away from moving on to the Western Conference final, but the Nuggets won't go down without a fight.

Game 4 was a tight and tough tussle and Denver will need to lift offensively if they want to survive.

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Will the Nuggets survive or can the Clippers finish things off? Bet Hub predictions below 👇

 
Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup

 

Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Nuggets +8.0
💵 Moneyline: Nuggets (+275*)
☝ Total points: o216.5
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BEST: Spread

Nuggets +8.0 has a 52% probability

The pressure is on the Nuggets as we enter Game 5, as they are on the edge of elimination. We saw them fight back against the Jazz in the first round, and no doubt this will be a touger task, however, look for them to fight tooth and nail in this one. Our model has identified Denver at the spread as the top pick in this game at 52 percent probability.

Moneyline

Nuggets to win (+275*) has a 0.4% edge against the books

It's no surprise that the Clippers enter thisone as favorites, however, it is the Nuggets who have a slight edge against the books at the Moneyline. Currently, their odds are +275 and they are more likely to secure a win than those odds suggest.

Over/Under

Total points o216.5 has a 51% probability

We saw a defensive battle in Game 4 but we expect things to pick up offensively in this one. Because of the most recent game in this series, the over/under mark has dropped to 216.5. Our predictive model suggests there is a 51 percent chance this game sees at least 217 points.

Dimers' take-out

The Nuggets are once again staring elimination in the face and need to respond. We expect them to do exactly that, with scoring to pick back up again for both teams. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.

 

 

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*Odds and probabilities correct at time of publishing.