Clippers vs Lakers predictions 1/28/20 NBA Picks & Betting Tips
PLEASE NOTE THIS GAME WAS CANCELLED
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers (33-14, 2nd in the Pacific Division) meet the Los Angeles Lakers (36-10, 1st in the Pacific Division) at Staples Center on Tuesday. The line on this matchup has the Lakers as 2 point favorites. The O/U opens at 230.
The Clippers cover 55.3% of the time, having gone 26-21-0 ATS. Los Angeles is covering the spread 53.3% of the time, going 24-21-1 against the spread.
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
01/26/20 PG Patrick Beverley Groin is questionable Tuesday vs LA Lakers
01/26/20 SF Paul George Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs LA Lakers
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
10/19/19 C DeMarcus Cousins Knee is out for season
01/26/20 C JaVale McGee Illness is questionable Tuesday vs LA Clippers
Lou Williams comes into this game averaging 19.7 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 87%. Kawhi Leonard averages 27.4 points per contest in 32.4 minutes per game. He averages 5.2 assists per game and 7.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Anthony Davis scores 26.5 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. LeBron James averages 25.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.7 rebounds per game and has 10.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 115.6 points per contest, which is 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 13th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 48.2 boards per contest and 23.5 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 15.3 per game. The Clippers allow 109.3 points per contest, which is 13th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 4th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they allow 23.3 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 7th in the NBA with 113.5 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.26. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in the league. They are 15th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.5 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 25.8. The Lakers are 15th in turnovers per contest with 14.9. The Lakers give up 106.3 points per game, which ranks them 7th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 22.9 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 42.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.8 per contest this year.
The Clippers are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 106.6, and their offensive rating of 112.8 is ranked 7th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 102.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 17th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 19th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league. The Lakers are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.7, and their defensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the league with 100.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 5th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 25th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Lakers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Clips +2
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