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Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz, American Basketball League Postseason, Match Prediction

Denver Nuggets takes on Utah Jazz in the third game of the postseason round in American Basketball League 2019-20. 

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In the 7-matches series of the Postseason, Utah Jazz had a tough start as Nuggets clinched the first game 135-125 take 1-0 lead in the playoff round. Jazz made a strong comeback in the second game to level the Western Conference playoff series. Utah Jazz is keen to carry the advantage of the 105-124 victory as they're averaging 122.0 points against Denver in their previous three outings. Jazz led by 13 points after the end of the half-game. In the 3rd quarter, Jazz was more dominating, scoring 43 points and led by huge 26 points going into the final quarter. 

Nuggets had no idea to overcome 26 in a single quarter but they fought hard with taking the last quarter 28-20. Jazz’s 3-pointers percent was 48.1%, 13 pointers out of 27 while Denver’s 3-point shooting percent was 45.5, 20 pointers out of 44. Donovan Mitchell led Jazz with 30 points while Clarkson scored 26 points off the bench. For Nuggets, Michael Porter and Nikola Jokic scored 28 points (11 rebounds) each in the loss. Jazz is tough to beat when their star players perform high. They lead the league in average 3-point shooting percentage which is 38 percent. 

Starting possible lineups 

Denver Nuggets 

Jamal Murray (PG), Torrey Craig (SG), Michael Porter Jr. (SF), Paul Millsap (PF), Nikola Jokic (C)

Utah Jazz 

Mike Conley (PG), Donovan Mitchell (SG), Joe Ingles (SG), Royce O'Neale (SF), Rudy Gobert (C) 

Key Players (Stats from postseason) 

Denver Nuggets  

Nikola Jokic (C): 28.5 points, 10.5 rebounds  

Jamal Murray (PG): 25 points, 4 rebounds 

Michael Porter Jr. (SF): 20.5 points, 7 rebounds

Utah Jazz

Donovan Mitchell (SG): 43.5 points, 5 rebounds 

Jordan Clarkson (PG): 22 points, 4 rebounds 

Joe Ingles (SG): 18.5 points, 3.5 rebounds 

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