Clippers visit Wizards in hoops battle
Los Angeles Clippers vs Washington Wizards Odds
The visiting Clippers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Verizon Center against the Wizards.
Supporters of the Clippers have seen them go 34-15 and 27-22 ATS so far this season, while the Wizards are at 11-35 and 28-17-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Wizards are 18-27-1, while the Clippers are 26-23.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 16 (Wizards) and the No. 3 (Clippers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 102-90 result in favor of the Clippers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 90.8 PPG, against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 4 at 93.6 PPG. The Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 42.1% so far, less than the Clippers shooters have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 5-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.9 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 106-104 loser on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 23 points and 10 assists from Eric Bledsoe in a losing cause in a 106-104 loss to Boston on Sunday at TD Garden.
The Wizards were a 96-86 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Spurs. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (182) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Wizards endured a 96-86 loss at the hands of the Spurs on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from John Wall at AT&T Center.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Orlando are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Clippers at Wizards trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
LA Clippers at Orlando, Wednesday, February 6
Washington home to New York, Wednesday, February 6