Rockets visit Clippers in NBA clash
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds
The Clippers will try to cover the spread at STAPLES Center on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Rockets in basketball action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Clippers are 37-17 so far on the season, and 30-24 ATS vs. the number. The Rockets, meanwhile, are 29-25 and 29-24-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 29-25 and the Rockets go 31-23 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Clippers rated this week at No. 3 and the Rockets sitting at No. 10. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 107-104 result in favor of the Clippers today.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles's No. 16-rated squad against Houston's No. 10-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 14 in the league with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 2 with 10.3 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Rockets own the league's No. 24-rated mark, allowing 103 points per game when playing on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring on their home court.
Houston won its last outing, a 116-107 result against the Warriors on February 12. The Rockets covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 223 combined points took the game OVER the total. Houston got 27 points from James Harden en route to a 116-107 victory over Golden State on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 107-90 winner on the road against the 76ers. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Chris Paul scored 21 points and chipped in with 11 assists for Los Angeles on Monday, leading the Clippers to a 107-90 victory over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center.
Houston Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After playing Golden State are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Rockets at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 9 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
LA Clippers are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games at home
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the LA Clippers last 9 games when playing Houston
Houston home to Oklahoma City, Wednesday, February 20
LA Clippers at LA Lakers, Thursday, February 14