Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Odds
Golden State looks to cover the Warriors-Clippers pointspread on Monday and improve its overall 24-15 mark when they host Los Angeles in NBA action.
The Warriors sit at 24-15 (22-15-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Clippers are currently 32-9 (25-16 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Golden State is 23-16 OU, and Los Angeles is 22-19 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Warriors) and the No. 3 (Clippers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 107-100 result in favor of the Clippers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense (100.5 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 4 at 92.7 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 45.6% from the field per game, less than the Clippers have managed so far this season (47.4% on average).
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 93.6 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.
The Clippers were a 94-87 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites, while the total score (181) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chris Paul scored 22 points and chipped in with 11 assists for Los Angeles on Saturday, leading the Clippers to a 94-87 victory over Washington at STAPLES Center.
In their last action, Golden State was a 116-112 winner on the road against the Hornets. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (228) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Hornets were burned for 29 points by Klay Thompson on Saturday as the Warriors picked up a 116-112 win at New Orleans Arena.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Oklahoma City are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After playing New Orleans are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
A few Clippers at Warriors trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 22-3 SU in their last 25 games
LA Clippers are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 6 games
Golden State is 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing LA Clippers
Golden State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games at home
LA Clippers home to Oklahoma City, Tuesday, January 22
Golden State home to Oklahoma City, Wednesday, January 23