Los Angeles Clippers at Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 2/11/2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Target Center to play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, February 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota as 4.5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 31-26. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.2 as they average 113.8 points per contest while giving up 113.6 per game. The Timberwolves have an overall mark of 25-30. They currently are 5th in the Northwest Division. They total 111.4 points per contest and give up 111.6, which is a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 31-26-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 29-27-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 27-28-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 29-26-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/02/19 SF Wilson Chandler Quad is OUT 2-3 weeks
01/27/19 G Garrett Temple Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
02/09/19 PG Derrick Rose Ankle is questionable Monday vs LA Clippers
02/09/19 PG Jerryd Bayless Toe is questionable Monday vs LA Clippers
01/16/19 PG Tyus Jones Ankle is out indefinitely
01/03/19 SF Robert Covington Ankle is out indefinitely
Montrezl Harrell comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 62%. Lou Williams averages 19.2 points per game in 26.0 minutes per contest this season. 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 89%.
Karl-Anthony Towns averages 23.1 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 12.1 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Andrew Wiggins averages 17.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 113.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 45.3 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.6 per game. The Clippers allow 113.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.9 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Minnesota is 18th in the league with 111.4 points per game this year. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in the NBA. They are 18th in the league in rebounding with 45.1 boards per game, and 16th in assists per contest with 24.4. The Timberwolves are 27th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Timberwolves surrender 111.6 points per contest, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 25.6 assists allowed per contest and 19th with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Timberwolves are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 111.4 is ranked 21st. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 16th. As a unit they are 9th 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 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Minnesota is 28th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 10th in the league. The Timberwolves are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111, and their defensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 27th. As a team they are 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Timberwolves NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles +4.5
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