Bobcats take on Clippers in hoops contest
Charlotte Bobcats vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds
Los Angeles looks to cover the Clippers-Bobcats pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 40-18 mark when they host Charlotte in NBA action.
Supporters of the Bobcats have seen them go 13-43 and 20-36 ATS so far this season, while the Clippers are at 40-18 and 32-26 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 32-26, while the Bobcats are 25-30-1.
Bettors looking to side with the Clippers in this one found them as 15.5-point favorites earlier at , while the total had been sitting in the area of 200.5 at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Clippers sit at No. 4 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Bobcats are at No. 30 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 104-89.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 9-ranked offense (100.4 PPG) against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 28 at 102.8 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 47.3% from the field per game, more than the Bobcats have managed so far this season (42% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bobcats own the league's No. 24-rated mark, allowing 103 points per game when playing on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring on their home court.
The Bobcats were a 113-99 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (212) made winners of OVER bettors. Charlotte suffered a 113-99 loss against Denver on Saturday, getting 24 points from Kemba Walker in a losing effort at Time Warner Cable Arena.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 107-94 winner at home against the Jazz. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (201) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Clippers got 21 points from Caron Butler as Los Angeles ran past Utah 107-94 on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Denver are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Utah are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Bobcats at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Charlotte's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Charlotte's last 13 games
Charlotte is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Charlotte is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
LA Clippers are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games at home
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games
Charlotte at Utah, Friday, March 1
LA Clippers at Indiana, Thursday, February 28