Los Angeles Clippers at San Antonio Spurs NBA Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 5 point favorites.
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The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 5-4. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 107.6 points per contest while giving up 102.0 per game. The Spurs have an overall mark of 6-4. They currently are 3rd in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 99.9 points per contest and giving up 100.0, which is a point differential of -0.1.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 5-4-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 3-5-1 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-5-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/05/17 F Danilo Gallinari Hip left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs. San Antonio
10/22/17 PG Milos Teodosic Ankle is out indefinitely
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/03/17 F Joffrey Lauvergne Ankle is out indefinitely
10/22/17 SF Kawhi Leonard Quad is out indefinitely
10/17/17 PG Tony Parker Quad is out indefinitely
DeAndre Jordan comes into this game averaging 9.8 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 15.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 60%. Blake Griffin averages 23.7 points per contest in 34.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 8.4 rebounds per contest for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
LaMarcus Aldridge has scored 22.4 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season for the Spurs. He hauls in 8.5 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Pau Gasol averages 9.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 24.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.2 rebounds per game and 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 107.6 points per contest this year, which is 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.56 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 19th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 47.6 boards per contest and 20.2 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 25th with 14.6 per game. The Clippers allow 102 points per contest which is 9th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.6 rebounds a game which ranks 11th, and they allow 21.8 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio is 26th in the NBA with 99.9 points per contest this season. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.1. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 21st in the league. They are 8th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.8 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 21.7. The Spurs are 26th in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Spurs give up 100 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.3 dimes allowed per game and 14th with 43.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Spurs are 14th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Clippers are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 97 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 20th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 15th in the league. Los Angeles is 25th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the league.
San Antonio is 24th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 13th in the league. The Spurs are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.3, and their defensive rating of 103.4 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 29th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take San Antonio -5
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