Clippers vs. Rockets NBA Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers are riding a five-game winning streak against the Houston Rockets as those teams hit the hardwood in NBA betting action on Saturday night at the Toyota Center.

Overall the Clippers are 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS over their past 10 games against the Rockets, including a 106-96 win as an 11-point home favorite in their last meeting on February 13. The UNDER has paid out in eight of the last 10 Clippers vs. Rockets games.

Houston battles the Clippers, currently with a 49-24 mark (40-32-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 36-36 for the Rockets and 40-33 for the Clippers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View LA Clippers vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Rockets in this one, they were listed earlier as 2-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 204 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Rockets - Clippers odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Houston is rated No. 10 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Clippers sit at No. 4. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 107-104 win for the Clippers.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Houston's No. 9-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 19-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Houston rates No. 2 in the league with 10.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 with 7.6 per outing.

Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.9 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the league in scoring at home.

The Clippers were a 104-102 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Spurs. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (206) made winners of OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 18 points from Blake Griffin but lost anyway 104-102 against the Spurs on Friday at AT&T Center.

Houston lost its last outing, a 103-94 result against the Grizzlies on March 29. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 197 combined points took the game OVER the total. Houston suffered a 103-94 loss against Memphis on Friday, getting 16 points from Chandler Parsons in a losing effort at FedExForum.

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2

Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Orlando are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Clippers at Rockets trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Clippers last 10 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games when playing LA Clippers
Houston is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next up:
LA Clippers home to Indiana, Monday, April 1
Houston home to Orlando, Monday, April 1

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