Portland Blazers at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Parlay 3/18/2018
Sunday, March 18, 2018
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The Portland Blazers head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 1.5 point favorites.
The Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 42-26. They are 1st in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 105.9 points per game while giving up 103.1 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 37-31. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 109.3 points per game and surrendering 108.1, good for a point differential of 1.2.
Valuable Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 37-28-3 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 28-40-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 37-31-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 36-31-1 against the over/under
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
03/03/18 F Danilo Gallinari Hand is out indefinitely
02/23/18 G Avery Bradley Groin is out for season
C.J. McCollum averages 21.8 points per contest in 36.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest for Portland. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Damian Lillard comes into this game averaging 26.8 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Lou Williams averages 22.9 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.6 rebounds per game and 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Tobias Harris has scored 18.8 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game this season for the Clippers. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers allow 103.1 points per contest which is 5th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.7 rebounds a game which ranks 14th, and they allow 20.2 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Portland averages 105.9 points per contest this year, which is 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2.74 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 20th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 45.3 boards per contest and 19.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 22nd with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers give up 108.1 points per game, which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 8th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.2 dimes allowed per game and 21st with 43.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 16th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year. Los Angeles is 8th in the NBA with 109.3 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 1.18. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.1 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 22.3. The Clippers are 11th in turnovers per contest with 14.8.
The Blazers are 13th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 109.1 is ranked 26th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 96.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 21st. As a unit they are 16th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. Portland is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 22nd in the NBA. The Clippers are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 13th. They are 5th in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Portland +1.5 and over 224 total points
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