Clippers visit 76ers in hoops battle
Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Clippers travelling to Philadelphia Monday to face the 76ers on Monday.
The Clippers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 29-24 ATS against the number this season, while the 76ers are 23-26 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Los Angeles is 28-25 on the totals; Philadelphia is 25-24.
For bettors going with the 76ers in this one, they were listed earlier as 4-point underdogs on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 185.5 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The 76ers - Clippers odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 23 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Clippers sit at No. 3. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 101-92 win for the Clippers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 29-ranked offense (92.3 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 4 at 93.6 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 44.3% from the field per game, less than the Clippers have managed so far this season (47% on average).
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.7 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.
Los Angeles won its last outing, a 102-88 result against the Knicks on February 10. The Clippers covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 190 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Knicks were burned for 27 points by Jamal Crawford on Sunday as the Clippers picked up a 102-88 win at Madison Square Garden.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were an 87-76 winner as they battled the Bobcats at home. The 76ers covered in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 163 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The 76ers grabbed an 87-76 win over the Bobcats on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Jrue Holiday at Wells Fargo Center.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing New York are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Charlotte are 3-7
After a win are 2-8
A few Clippers at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
LA Clippers are 5-9-1 ATS in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
LA Clippers are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
LA Clippers home to Houston, Wednesday, February 13
Philadelphia at Milwaukee, Wednesday, February 13