San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Clippers 11/16/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
STAPLES Center is where the Los Angeles Clippers (8-5) will meet the San Antonio Spurs (4-9) on Tuesday.
The Spurs faced the Lakers and took a loss by a final of 114-106 in their last contest. San Antonio ended having earned a 44.4% FG percentage (40 of 90) and made 16 out of their 36 3-pointers. From the charity stripe, the Spurs made 10 of their 15 tries for a percentage of 66.7%. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 43 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 28 assists for the game in addition to creating 5 turnovers and getting 9 steals. When it comes to defense, San Antonio allowed the other team to shoot 51.8% from the floor on 43 out of 83 shooting. Los Angeles doled out 46 assists and had 28 steals for this game. Additionally, Los Angeles snagged 37 rebounds (9 offensive, 28 defensive) and added 2 blocks. Los Angeles went 76.5% at the charity stripe by converting 13 of 17 shots. They also buried 15 of their 31 attempts from three-point range. In regard to fouls, the Spurs ended up with 17 while the Lakers recorded 14 fouls.
Dejounte Murray is one player who was a factor in this contest. He notched 22 points on 9 of 20 shooting. He was on the court for 38 minutes played and pulled down 10 boards. Murray finished the game shooting 45.0% from the field and also earned 10 dimes.
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San Antonio will enter this contest with a record of 4-9 for the campaign. They are averaging 109.6 points per outing (9th in basketball) while shooting 46.8% from the floor. The Spurs are hitting 36.5% on 3-point shots (141 of 386) and 69.0% from the free throw line. As a unit, San Antonio is pulling down 44.1 boards per game and has racked up 370 assists on the season, which is 3rd in the league in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 13.2 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 17.0 fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Spurs have forced 16.2 turnovers every game while drawing 18.7 personal fouls. They are 15th in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 302 surrendered on the campaign. The Spurs are giving up a FG percentage of 46.5% (548 of 1,179) and they surrender 47.3 rebounds per contest as a squad. They surrender 34.1% on 3-point attempts and they rank 22nd in basketball in points per game from their opponents (109.5).
In their last game, the Clippers took a loss by a score of 100-90 against the Bulls. The Clippers snagged 35 defensive boards and 9 offensive boards for a total of 44 for the matchup. They also turned the ball over 19 times, while getting 7 steals for the contest. The Bulls earned 15 personal fouls in the game which took the Clippers to the free throw line for a total of 21 attempts. They were able to make 21 of them for a rate of 100.0%. When talking about shots from downtown, Los Angeles converted 11 of 34 tries (32.4%). Overall, the Clippers walked away from this one shooting 29 out of 81 from the floor which gave them a rate of 35.8%. The Clippers permitted the Bulls to make 38 of their 86 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.2% for the contest. They went 37.9% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 11 out of 29 and finished the contest at 13 of 14 from the free throw line (92.9%). When discussing team rebounding, Los Angeles allowed Chicago to grab 38 overall (7 on the offensive glass).
Paul George ended up being a major contributor for the Clippers in the matchup. He knocked down 7 out of 25 for this game for a field goal rate of 28.0%, and totaled 11 rebounds. George earned 27 points in his 41 mins on the hardwood and had 4 assists in the matchup.
Los Angeles has a mark of 8-5 for the season. The Clippers are committing 17.7 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 79.7% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 23.8 times per contest (13th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 14.2 times per game. Los Angeles has tallied 1,411 pts for the year (108.5 per game) and they pull down 45.4 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Clippers are hitting on 44.9% from the field, which ranks 16th in the NBA.
The Clippers defensively are ranked 5th in the league in PPG given up with 103.3. They are able to force 16.6 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.5% from the field (1st in basketball). The Los Angeles defense allows 33.4% on shots from distance (157 of 470) and opponents are making 78.6% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 21.0 assists and 47.8 boards per contest, which ranks 4th and 26th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Antonio
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