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Washington WizardsLos Angeles Clippers
March 23, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Washington Wizards vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds

17-52TEAM RECORD27-44

Washington travels to Los Angeles on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 17-52 mark with a victory over the Clippers.

The Clippers sport records of 27-44 and 34-36-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Wizards sit at 17-52 and 24-45 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 35-35-1 for the Clippers and 29-38-2 for the Wizards.

View Washington vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Clippers - Wizards odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 22 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Wizards sit at No. 29. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 97-92 win for the Clippers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wizards rank No. 19 in the league with 40.6 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 11 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 14-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Wizards rate No. 27 with 5 per contest.

Defensively, the Wizards feature the league's No. 29-rated defense on the road, allowing 108.8 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 111-76 loser as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Wizards failed to cover in the match as a 16-point underdog, while 187 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Washington was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Portland and falling 111-76 at Rose Garden.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 108-99 result against the Suns on March 20. The Clippers failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 207 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Clippers got a 21-point performance from Chris Kaman, who added 11 rebounds, but Phoenix still ran past Los Angeles 108-99 on Sunday at STAPLES Center.

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Denver are 2-8
After playing Portland are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Lakers are 2-8
After playing Phoenix are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Wizards at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Washington is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
LA Clippers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games at home
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Washington
LA Clippers are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games at home

Next up:
Washington at Denver, Friday, March 25
LA Clippers at LA Lakers, Friday, March 25

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