Los Angeles Clippers at Charlotte Hornets NBA Point Spread Picks 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Spectrum Center to play the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 3 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 29-25. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.4 as they average 114.0 points per contest while giving up 113.6 per game. The Hornets have an overall mark of 26-26. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They total 111.5 points per contest and give up 111.2, which is a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 29-25-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 27-26-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 26-25-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 28-24-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/03/19 SF Danilo Gallinari Back is questionable Tuesday vs Charlotte
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
01/01/19 F Cody Zeller Hand is out indefinitely
Lou Williams averages 19.2 points per game in 26.0 minutes per contest. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 3.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%. Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Kemba Walker averages 24.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jeremy Lamb averages 14.8 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 113.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.1 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 24.0 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. Los Angeles averages 114.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 45.4 rebounds per game and 23.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 13th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets surrender 111.2 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 25.6 assists allowed per contest, and 23rd with 45.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Charlotte is 16th in the league with 111.5 points per game this year. They are 18th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They are 21st in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and 20th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Hornets are 29th in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 111.2, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 22nd. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Charlotte is 30th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 8th in the league. The Hornets are 12th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.1, and their defensive rating of 110.8 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 19th. As a team they are 17th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte -3
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