Hornets host Clippers in basketball action
Los Angeles Clippers vs New Orleans Hornets Odds
The Hornets hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Clippers pay a visit to New Orleans Arena in NBA betting action.
Supporters of the Clippers have seen them go 48-23 and 38-32-1 ATS so far this season, while the Hornets are at 25-46 and 36-35 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Hornets are 37-34, while the Clippers are 38-33.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hornets at No. 25 and the Clippers at No. 4 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 103-93 result in favor of the Clippers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Orleans's No. 24-ranked offense (94.1 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 4 at 94.4 PPG. The Hornets have averaged 45.1% from the field per game, less than the Clippers have managed so far this season (47.6% on average).
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 7-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.8 points per game. New Orleans, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 in the league in scoring at home.
Los Angeles was a 109-102 loser in its last match on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 211 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chris Paul chucked in 33 points for Los Angeles on Tuesday, but they still came up short in losing 109-102 at American Airlines Center.
In their last action, New Orleans was a 110-86 winner at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Denver was run off the court by the Hornets on Monday as New Orleans blasted the Nuggets 110-86 at New Orleans Arena.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Antonio are 5-5
After playing Dallas are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Clippers at Hornets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of the LA Clippers last 12 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
LA Clippers are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games
LA Clippers are 4-17 SU in their last 21 games when playing New Orleans
LA Clippers are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games at home
New Orleans is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of New Orleans's last 12 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
LA Clippers at San Antonio, Friday, March 29
New Orleans home to Miami, Friday, March 29