Spurs vs Clippers Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/3/2020
Game: San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Monday, February 3, 2020
Location: Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: NBA TV
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles -8.5
Staples Center is the venue where Lou Williams and the Los Angeles Clippers (34-15, 2nd in the Pacific Division) will play the San Antonio Spurs (22-26, 4th in the Southwest Division) on Monday. The line on this contest has Los Angeles as 8.5 point favorites. The total opens at 229.
The Spurs are covering 44.7% of the time, having gone 21-26-1 ATS. Los Angeles covers the spread 55.1% of the time, going 27-22-0 against the spread.
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
DeMar DeRozan averages 23.1 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 5.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Bryn Forbes comes into this contest averaging 11.0 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 27.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 89%. Lou Williams averages 19.7 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per game and has 6.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spurs allow 113.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they give up 25.5 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. San Antonio averages 113.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 10th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers surrender 109.5 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest, and 16th with 45.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Clippers are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per game. Los Angeles is 5th in the league with 115.4 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.9. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 48.1 boards per game and 18th in assists per contest with 23.5. The Clippers are 10th in turnovers per game with 15.2.
The Spurs are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 112.3, and their offensive rating of 112 is ranked 22nd. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 100.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 9th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. San Antonio is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 15th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 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. The Clippers are 6th in the league in defensive rating with 106.8, and their offensive rating of 112.6 is ranked 6th. 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 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Spurs/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles -8.5
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