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Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds
The Clippers will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the 76ers at STAPLES Center in NBA wagering action.
The 76ers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 31-34-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Clippers are 37-30-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Philadelphia is 35-31 on the totals; Los Angeles is 36-32.
The visitors opened this morning as 10-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 195 at BetOnline and other shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 24-rated 76ers taking on the No. 4-rated Clippers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 102-92 win for the Clippers on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 19-rated squad against Philadelphia's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 11 in the league with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 6.2 per outing.
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 96.8 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.
The 76ers were a 101-100 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Trail Blazers. They earned a push of the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (201) made winners of OVER bettors. Jrue Holiday scored 27 points for Philadelphia on Monday, leading the 76ers to a 101-100 victory over Portland at Wells Fargo Center.
The Clippers were a 116-101 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (217) made winners of OVER bettors. The Clippers wasted a 26-point performance from Blake Griffin as Sacramento ran past them 116-101 on Tuesday at Power Balance Pavilion.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Denver are 2-8
After playing Portland are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Brooklyn are 2-8
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few 76ers at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 13 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Clippers are 20-5 SU in their last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
LA Clippers are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
LA Clippers are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games
Philadelphia at Denver, Thursday, March 21
LA Clippers home to Brooklyn, Saturday, March 23