Clippers visit Warriors in hoops battle
Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Odds
The NBA betting slate features a clash between Golden State and Los Angeles on Wednesday, with the host Warriors trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
This season the Warriors are 21-10 overall and 19-10-2 ATS against the number, while the Clippers are 25-7 and 20-12 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Golden State is 18-13 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 17-15.
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Warriors installed as 2.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including , at 202.5.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Warriors and the No. 2-ranked Clippers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 108-101 result in favor of the Clippers.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 4-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 8 in the league with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 7.1 per outing.
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 93.6 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the league in scoring at home.
Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 92-78 result against the Nuggets on January 1. The Clippers failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 170 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Los Angeles got 12 points from Blake Griffin but lost anyway 92-78 against the Nuggets on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.
In their last action, Golden State was a 101-83 winner at home against the Celtics. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (184) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Warriors grabbed a 101-83 win over the Celtics on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Stephen Curry at Oracle Arena.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Clippers at Warriors trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 17-1 SU in their last 18 games
LA Clippers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games when playing Golden State
Golden State is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
Golden State is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 7 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers home to LA Lakers, Friday, January 4
Golden State at LA Clippers, Saturday, January 5