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Los Angeles Clippers vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
Atlanta will look to improve on its 7-4 record on Saturday when they host Los Angeles in NBA odds action at Philips Arena.
The Hawks bring a 7-4 record (4-7 ATS) to the battle against the 8-4 Clippers, who are 8-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Atlanta go 4-6-1 so far and the Clippers go 6-6. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
For bettors going with the Hawks in this one, they were listed earlier as 1-point underdogs on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 190 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 3-rated Clippers taking on the No. 15-rated Hawks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 101-98 win for the Clippers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Atlanta's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 94.4 PPG, against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 8 at 94.1 PPG. The Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 45.6% so far, less than the Clippers shooters have achieved on the year, 47.9% per game.
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 9-rated defense on the road, giving up 95 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were an 86-76 loser as they battled the Nets on the road. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 162 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Clippers endured an 86-76 loss at the hands of the Nets on Friday, despite a 14-point effort from Blake Griffin at Barclays Center.
Atlanta was a 101-91 winner in its last match on the road against the Bobcats. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 192 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Hawks got a 26-point performance from Al Horford, who added 13 rebounds as Atlanta ran past Charlotte 101-91 on Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing New Orleans are 3-7
After playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Clippers at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
LA Clippers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the LA Clippers last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Clippers last 8 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers home to New Orleans, Monday, November 26
Atlanta home to Charlotte, Wednesday, November 28