Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers take on the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Clippers as 10 point favorites.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 41-29. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 107.7 points per game while giving up 104.7 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 20-50. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.6 points per game and surrendering 111.9, good for a point differential of -7.3.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 34-36-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 36-32-2 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 30-38-2 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 39-30-1 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
03/19/17 F Nick Young Illness "?" Tuesday vs. LA Clippers
03/15/17 F Luol Deng None out for season
03/14/17 C Timofey Mozgov None out for season
DeAndre Jordan comes into this game averaging 12.5 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this year for the Clippers. He pulls down 13.6 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 70% while his free throw percentage is currently at 49%. Blake Griffin averages 21.3 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.1 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
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Jordan Clarkson averages 14.6 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Julius Randle averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.7 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers average 107.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.03 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 43 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 13.1 per game. The Clippers allow 104.7 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 10th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers average 104.6 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.31 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the NBA. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 6th with 15.2 per game. The Lakers allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 25.5 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the NBA.
The Clippers have an offensive rating of 111.6 and a defensive rating of 108.5. In terms of pace they average 96.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Los Angeles turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 105.9 and they have a defensive rating of 113.3. They get 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 13.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -10
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