Los Angeles Clippers at Toronto Raptors NBA Picks and Tips 2/3/2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019
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The Los Angeles Clippers head to Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, February 3, 2019. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 10.5 point favorites.
The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 28-24. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.6 as they average 114.3 points per contest while giving up 113.7 per game. The Raptors have an overall mark of 37-16. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They total 113.7 points per contest and give up 108.6, which is a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 28-24-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 27-24-0 against the over/under this year
Important Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 23-29-1 against the spread this season
The Toronto Raptors are 30-23-0 against the over/under this year
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
02/01/19 SF Danilo Gallinari Back is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Detroit
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
02/01/19 C Jonas Valanciunas Thumb is questionable Sunday vs LA Clippers
Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 21.1 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Lou Williams averages 18.8 points per contest in 25.9 minutes per game. He averages 5.3 assists per game and 3.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Kyle Lowry scores 14.1 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 9.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Kawhi Leonard averages 27.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 114.3 points per contest, which is 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 10th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 45.5 boards per contest and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 11th with 14.6 per game. The Clippers allow 113.7 points per contest, which is 24th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 24.1 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto is 7th in the NBA with 113.7 points per contest this season. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.06. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 20th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.9 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 24.3. The Raptors are 20th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Raptors give up 108.6 points per game, which ranks them 10th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.5 dimes allowed per game and 17th with 44.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Raptors are 21st in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 111.3, and their offensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 23rd. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 15th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Toronto is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA. The Raptors are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 107.5, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 8th. They are 14th in the NBA in pace with 100 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Raptors NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -10.5
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