Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 22-13 and a road record of 11-7. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 103.7 points per game while giving up 100.5 per contest. The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 15-22 and a home record of 8-7. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 100.8 points per game and surrendering 102, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Chris Paul comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. J.J. Redick averages 15.9 points per game in 27 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 1.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Damian Lillard averages 24.3 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Trail Blazers. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. C.J. McCollum averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Los Angeles averages 103.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 13.5 per game. The Clippers allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.9 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the league.
Portland averages 100.8 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 54.4 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Trail Blazers rank 24th with 15.4 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.8 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. The Trail Blazers force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 15-16-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 16-17-2 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 19-18-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 20-16-1 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
12/26/15 F Blake Griffin Quad out indefinitely
01/05/16 G Wesley Johnson Foot "?" Wednesday vs. Portland
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
01/05/16 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder probable Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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