Clippers hit the floor in Golden State
The Los Angeles Clippers have paid off against the Golden State Warriors in both of their meetings so far this season as those teams hit the hardwood together again on Thursday.
Los Angeles topped Golden State 126-115 as a 6.5-point home favorite on October 31, then fell 105-103 in Golden State but covered the 3-point spread on December 25. The OVER has paid off in each of the last seven games between the two teams.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Warriors are 27-19 so far on the season, and 20-24-2 ATS vs. the number. The Clippers, meanwhile, are 33-15 and 28-20 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 20-25-1 and the Clippers go 26-20-2 on the totals.
The Warriors sit at No. 3 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Clippers are at No. 9 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 100-99.
Los Angeles was a 110-103 winner in its last match at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 213 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Washington was scorched by Blake Griffin for 29 points as the Clippers defated the Wizards 110-103 in NBA action on Wednesday.
The Warriors were an 88-85 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (173) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Warriors endured an 88-85 loss at the hands of the Wizards on Tuesday, despite a 23-point effort from Stephen Curry at Oracle Arena.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 2-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 3 in the league with 9.43 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 with 8.33 per outing.
Los Angeles home to Utah, Saturday, February 1st
Golden State at Utah, Friday, January 31st