Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Nuggets Go for 5th Straight Win

January 5th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Denver Nuggets will go for their fifth straight victory tonight when they take on the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staple Center. Denver beat the Rockets 113-106 at home on Monday, thanks to 33 points and 11 rebounds from Carmelo Anthony. The Clippers on the other hand lost 107-98 at home against the Hawks, despite 31 points and 15 rebounds from Blake Griffin.  Denver leads the season series 2-0, but this is the first game at Los Angeles. Our NBA spreads for this game have the Nuggets favored by just 3-points over the Clippers.

Anthony really struggled in his first game back against the Kings on Saturday, scoring just 16 points on 6 of 22 shooting. Anthony didn't exactly have a great shooting night against the Rockets, making just 10 of 25, but he was 13 of 14 from the free throw line.

Expect another big night from Anthony against the Clippers, in the two games against Los Angeles this season, Anthony is averaging 28 points, five assists, and five rebounds.

Against the Rockets, six different player scored in double-figures, and with the way the Clippers are playing they are going to need more than than just Anthony to win on ...

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