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Los Angeles Clippers vs Indiana Pacers Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Los Angeles when they hit take on the Pacers on Thursday in pro hoops betting action.
The Clippers will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 33-26 ATS against the number this season, while the Pacers are 33-24 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Los Angeles is 32-27 on the totals; Indiana is 25-32.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 4-rated Clippers taking on the No. 3-rated Pacers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 101-99 win for the Clippers on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Clippers rank No. 17 in the league with 41.9 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Clippers rate No. 12 with 7.3 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Clippers own the league's No. 5-rated mark, allowing 94.7 points per game when playing on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 106-84 winner as they battled the Bobcats at home. The Clippers covered in the match as a 17-point favorite, while 190 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Charlotte out of the gym and running up a 106-84 score at STAPLES Center.
The Pacers were a 108-97 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Warriors. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (205) made winners of OVER bettors. David West went off for 28 points and added 7 rebounds leading Indiana over Golden State, 108-97, on Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 2-8
After playing Charlotte are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Golden State are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
A few Clippers at Pacers trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the LA Clippers last 9 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of the LA Clippers last 15 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Indiana is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games at home
Indiana is 15-3 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 9 games at home
LA Clippers at Cleveland, Friday, March 1
Indiana at Toronto, Friday, March 1