Monday, April 10, 2017
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The Houston Rockets head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, April 10, 2017. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites.
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The Rockets come into this game with an overall record of 53-26. They are 2nd in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 6.2 as they are averaging 115.2 points per game while giving up 109.0 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 49-31. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 108.4 points per game and surrendering 104.6, good for a point differential of 3.8.
Valuable Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 42-36-1 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 39-39-1 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 38-41-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 42-36-2 against the over/under
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
04/08/17 F Nene Hand is downgraded to expected to miss Sunday vs. Sacramento
04/02/17 F Sam Dekker Hand out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
03/30/17 PG Austin Rivers Hamstring out indefinitely
Eric Gordon comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Rockets. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. James Harden averages 29.2 points per game in 36.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 11.2 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Blake Griffin averages 21.7 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. DeAndre Jordan averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.7 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 48%.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston averages 115.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 25.1 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 15.2 per game. The Rockets allow 109 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 108.4 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.79 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 43 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 24th with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 104.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. The Clippers force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Rockets have an offensive rating of 114.7 and a defensive rating of 108.5. In terms of pace they average 100 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Houston turns the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 112.3 and they have a defensive rating of 108.4. They get 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 54%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Rockets/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Houston +4
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