Los Angeles Clippers at Portland Blazers NBA Picks & Parlay 10/26/2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Moda Center to take on the Portland Blazers on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Portland as 2.5 point favorites.
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The Clippers come into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 25.3 as they are averaging 113.3 points per game while giving up 88.0 per contest. The Blazers have an overall mark of 3-1. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 112.8 points per contest and giving up 94.5, which is a point differential of 18.3.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-0-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 0-3-0 against the over/under
Important Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 3-0-1 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
10/03/17 F Noah Vonleh Shoulder out indefinitely
DeAndre Jordan averages 10.3 points per contest in 32 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 18.3 rebounds per contest for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 54% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Blake Griffin comes into this game averaging 26.7 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 9.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 82%.
C.J. McCollum averages 25.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 35 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 92%. Damian Lillard has scored 21 points per contest while playing 33 minutes per game this season for the Blazers. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 5.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 88 points per contest which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 25% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 1st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 20 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 19.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Los Angeles averages 113.3 points per contest this year, which is 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 25.33 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 12th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 51.7 boards per contest and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers give up 94.5 points per game, which ranks them 4th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 42% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 16 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 37 boards surrendered per contest. The Blazers are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per contest this year. Portland is 8th in the NBA with 112.8 points per contest this season. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.25. They shoot 44% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the league. They are 1st in the NBA in rebounding with 53.3 boards per contest and 25th in assists per game with 19. The Blazers are 14th in turnovers per contest with 15.5.
The Clippers are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.8, and their defensive rating of 87.6 is ranked 30th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league. Los Angeles is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 44%, which is 30th in the league.
Portland is 21st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 28th in the league. The Blazers are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 114.1, and their defensive rating of 95.6 is ranked 28th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 16th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 22nd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +2.5 and over 216 total points
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