Clippers get a visit from San Antonio
The OVER is on a 4-0 run for totals bettors in games between the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs as those teams hit the hardwood together in NBA odds action on Tuesday.
The Spurs and Clippers last met on January 4, with San Antonio cruising to a 116-92 home victory as a 9.5-point favorite on the NBA betting lines at the sportsbooks. The Clippers are just 3-7 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 against the Spurs.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Clippers are 37-18 so far on the season, and 31-24 ATS vs. the number. The Spurs, meanwhile, are 38-15 and 25-28 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 30-23-2 and the Spurs go 31-22 on the totals.
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 5-rated Clippers and the No. 11-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 102-100 win for the Clippers on Tuesday.
In their last action, San Antonio was a 104-92 winner on the road against the Celtics. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Tim Duncan scored 25 points for San Antonio on Wednesday, leading the Spurs to a 104-92 victory over Boston at TD Garden.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 122-117 winner at home against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (239) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Blake Griffin poured in 36 points for Los Angeles on Wednesday, as they defeated Portland 122-117 at STAPLES Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spurs rank No. 21 in the league with 42.28 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 16 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 8.09 per game, while the Spurs rate No. 14 with 8.02 per contest.
A few Spurs at Clippers trends to consider:
San Antonio is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
San Antonio is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Antonio's last 6 games
San Antonio is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games on the road
LA Clippers is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Clippers's last 5 games
LA Clippers is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Clippers's last 7 games at home
San Antonio at Portland, Wednesday, February 19th
Los Angeles at Memphis, Friday, February 21st