Friday, May 8, 2015
Western Conference Semifinals - Game 2
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The Los Angeles Clippers take on the Houston Rockets on Friday in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The series is tied 1-1. The opening line has the Clippers as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under is set at 217.
The Rockets are 24-7 against the spread in their last 31 games following an ATS loss and 13-5 ATS in their last 18 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game. They are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 games playing on 1 day rest and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The over is 4-0 in the Rockets last 4 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 4-0 in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game. They are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600. The over is 4-0 in the Clippers last 4 games following an ATS win and 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 1 day rest.
Head-to-head, the under is 20-7 in the last 27 meetings in Los Angeles. The Rockets are 16-7 ATS in the last 23 meetings in Los Angeles and 2-8 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Clippers are 42-48-1 Against the Spread
Los Angeles Clippers are 44-46-0 against the Over/Under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
Houston Rockets are 52-36-1 Against the Spread
Houston Rockets are 46-43-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Clippers
05/06/15 G Chris Paul Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Houston
04/19/15 G K.J. McDaniels Elbow out indefinitely
04/08/15 F Donatas Motiejunas Back out for season
03/30/15 G Patrick Beverley Wrist out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Clippers
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