Clippers seek a victory versus Houston
The Los Angeles Clippers are on a 3-0 SU and ATS winning streak against the Houston Rockets as those two Western Conference contenders meet in NBA odds action on Saturday.
Overall the Clippers are 8-2 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games against the Rockets, beating them 101-93 as a 5-point home favorite in their most recent meeting on February 26. The UNDER has paid out in seven of their last 10 matchups.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Rockets currently sport a record of 49-22, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 37-31-3 ATS. The Clippers are 51-22 and 40-32-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rockets post a 35-34-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Clippers have gone 36-35-2 against the number.
Those backing the visitors in this one found the Clippers listed as 3-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 215 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.
The Rockets sit at No. 4 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Clippers are at No. 2 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 103-101.
Los Angeles was a 109-103 winner in its last match on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 212 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chris Paul poured in 31 points for Los Angeles on Thursday, as they defeated Dallas 109-103 at American Airlines Center.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston's No. 7-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 17-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 5 in the league with 9.32 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 8.33 per outing.
Los Angeles at Minnesota, Monday, March 31st
Houston at Brooklyn, Tuesday, April 1st