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Atlanta HawksLos Angeles Clippers
March 14, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Atlanta Hawks vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds

24-18TEAM RECORD23-17

The Clippers hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Hawks pay a visit to STAPLES Center in NBA betting action.

Los Angeles battles the Hawks, currently with a 24-18 mark (22-18-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 19-21 for the Clippers and 16-24-2 for the Hawks.

View Atlanta vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Clippers installed as 6.5-point favorites in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 185.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Clippers rated this week at No. 11 and the Hawks sitting at No. 15. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 99-97 result in favor of the Clippers today.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 8-ranked offense (97.9 PPG) against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 6 at 92.2 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 45% from the field per game, more than the Hawks have managed so far this season (44.1% on average).

Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 92 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

The Hawks were a 118-117 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nuggets. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (235) made winners of OVER bettors. Atlanta got 34 points from Joe Johnson en route to a 118-117 loss at the hands of Atlanta on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 94-85 loser at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (179) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Los Angeles suffered a 94-85 loss against Boston on Monday, getting 24 points from Blake Griffin in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Denver are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few Hawks at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing LA Clippers
Atlanta is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Clippers
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games at home
LA Clippers are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games at home
LA Clippers are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games

Next up:
Atlanta home to Washington, Friday, March 16
LA Clippers home to Phoenix, Thursday, March 15

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