Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs Basketball Betting Tips 11/29/2019
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Fox Sports Southwest - San Antonio
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -4.5
DeMar DeRozan and the San Antonio Spurs (6-13, 4th in the Southwest Division) host the Los Angeles Clippers (14-5, 2nd in the Pacific Division) at AT&T Center on Friday, November 29, 2019. Los Angeles opens this contest as 4.5 point favorites. The O/U opens at 226.
The Clippers cover 52.6% of the time, having gone 10-9-0 ATS. San Antonio covers the spread 21.1% of the time, going 4-15-0 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/27/2019 Rodney McGruder SG Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Nov 29
11/26/2019 Amir Coffey SG Ankle Game Time Decision
11/24/2019 Landry Shamet SG Ankle Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
11/27/2019 Chimezie Metu PF Foot Game Time Decision
Lou Williams averages 22.5 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%. Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 25.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 84%.
LaMarcus Aldridge averages 18.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 83%. DeMar DeRozan averages 22.1 points per game while playing 34.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.1 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league. Los Angeles averages 114.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 48.9 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 2nd and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 16.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs surrender 115.2 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 26.0 assists allowed per contest, and 8th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spurs are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game. San Antonio is 13th in the league with 111.7 points per game this year. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -3.5. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 45.9 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 24.1. The Spurs are 27th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Clippers are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.3, and their defensive rating of 104.4 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 102.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 14th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Los Angeles is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 27th in the league.
San Antonio is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Spurs are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 114, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 29th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 101.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 19th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio +4.5
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