Rockets face off against the Clippers

The Houston Rockets only have four ATS victories in their last 10 games against the Los Angeles Clippers as those teams meet on the NBA betting lines at the sportsbooks on Wednesday.

Houston and Los Angeles met twice back in November, with the Rockets going 0-2 both SU and ATS in those contests. Overall the Rockets are 2-8 SU and 4-6 ATS in the last 10 games between the two teams, with the OVER/UNDER 3-7 in that span.

The Rockets will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 30-24-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Clippers are 33-26 ATS. Houston is 26-29-2 against the total, while Los Angeles is 34-23-2 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds and Stats.

The Rockets were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 220 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

The Clippers sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Rockets are at No. 8 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 102-101.

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Houston was a 129-103 winner in its last match on the road against the Kings. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 232 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Houston cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Sacramento out of the gym and running up a 129-103 score at Sleep Train Arena.

The Clippers were a 123-110 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pelicans. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (233) made winners of OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 24 points from Jamal Crawford en route to a 123-110 victory over New Orleans on Monday at New Orleans Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 2-ranked offense (107.32 PPG) against a Rockets defense that ranks No. 20 at 101.74 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 47.26% from the field per game, less than the Rockets have managed so far this season (47.5% on average).

Next up:
Houston home to Detroit, Saturday, March 1st
Los Angeles home to New Orleans, Saturday, March 1st

 

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