Los Angeles favored by -8.5 against Washington on Wednesday
|Washington Wizards||Los Angeles Clippers|
|22-22||January 29, 2014, 10:30 | STAPLES Center||32-15|
The Clippers will hit the floor running against the visiting Washington Wizards on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Wizards will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 22-21-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Clippers are 28-19 ATS. Washington is 25-19 against the total, while Los Angeles is 25-20-2 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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The visitors opened this morning as 8.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 208 at BetOnline and other shops.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Clippers at No. 9 and the Wizards at No. 13 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 99-93 result in favor of the Clippers.
Last time out for Washington, they were an 88-85 winner as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Wizards covered in the match as an 8-point underdog, while 173 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Wizards grabbed an 88-85 win over the Warriors on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Bradley Beal at Oracle Arena.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wizards rank No. 16 in the league with 43.14 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 8.38 per game, while the Wizards rate No. 16 with 7.8 per contest.
Washington home to Oklahoma City, Saturday, February 1st
Los Angeles at Golden State, Thursday, January 30th