Los Angeles Clippers vs Houston Rockets Prediction, 3/1/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Houston Rockets
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, TX
TV: AT&T SportsNet
Toyota Center is where the Houston Rockets (15-45) will compete against the Los Angeles Clippers (32-31) on Tuesday.
The Clippers took the court against the Rockets and went home with a win by a final score of 99-98 in their last game. Los Angeles finished having earned a 44.2% FG percentage (34 of 77) and knocked down 11 of 34 shots from beyond the arc. At the charity stripe, the Clippers knocked down 20 of 28 tries for a rate of 71.4%. In terms of grabbing boards, they compiled 59 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 18 assists in the game in addition to forcing the other team into 0 turnovers and getting 4 steals. In terms of the defense, Los Angeles allowed their opponent to shoot 38.0% from the field on 35 of 92 shooting. Houston doled out 37 dimes and had 26 steals for this game. Furthermore, Houston collected 31 rebounds (6 offensive, 25 defensive) and earned 12 blocks. Houston finished the contest at 61.1% from the free throw line by converting 11 of their 18 tries. They also made 17 of their 42 attempts from three-point range. In regard to fouls, the Clippers ended up finishing with 22 and the Rockets accounted for 6 fouls.
Ivica Zubac is a guy who was a contributor in this game. Zubac finished the game at 100.0% from the field and also recorded 3 assists. He saw the court for 34 minutes played and also grabbed 15 boards. He accounted for 14 points on 5 of 5 shooting.
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Los Angeles will play this contest with a mark of 32-31 this year. They turn the ball over 14.3 times per contest and as a group are committing 18.7 fouls every game. As a team, Los Angeles is pulling down 44.2 rebounds per game and has racked up 1,483 dimes for the campaign, which is 14th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Clippers are hitting 36.2% on shots from 3-point land (778 of 2,148) and 77.9% from the charity stripe. They average 106.7 points per contest (24th in basketball) on 45.5% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Clippers are forcing 13.9 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.7 fouls. They give up 33.8% from beyond the arc and they rank 10th in basketball in PPG allowed (107.4). The Clippers are giving up a field goal percentage of 44.6% (2,549 of 5,720) and they relinquish 47.4 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They rank 17th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,504 conceded on the year.
In their last game, the Rockets walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 99-98 against the Clippers. With respect to cleaning up the glass, Houston allowed Los Angeles to snag 49 in all (10 offensive). They finished 32.4% from beyond the arc by hitting 11 of 34 and ended up shooting 20 out of 28 from the free throw line (71.4%). The Rockets permitted the Clippers to bury 34 out of 77 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 44.2% for this contest. Overall, the Rockets went 35 for 92 from the field which gave them a rate of 38.0%. In reference to shots from distance, Houston made 17 out of 42 attempts (40.5%). They were able to knock down 11 of them for a percentage of 61.1%. The Clippers earned 18 personal fouls for this game which took the Rockets to the charity stripe for a total of 18 attempts. They also turned it over 6 times, while recording 8 steals for the contest. The Rockets pulled down 31 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 37 for the game.
Jae'Sean Tate ended up being a factor for the Rockets in this matchup. He made 6 out of 11 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 54.5%, and earned 6 rebounds. Tate earned 14 points in his 32 mins on the court and accumulated 4 dimes for the game.
Houston has a mark of 15-45 so far this season. On the offensive side of the ball, the Rockets are hitting on 45.0% from the floor, which has them ranked 22nd in basketball. Houston has totaled 6,501 points for the campaign (108.4 per game) and they grab 42.2 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 23.1 times per contest (24th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 16.8 times per game. The Rockets have committed 20.3 fouls every game and they connect on 71.1% from the charity stripe.
The Houston defense concedes 35.5% on three-point shots (791 of 2,228) and their opponents are knocking down 78.2% of their foul shots. They relinquish 25.5 assists and 45.4 total boards per game, which ranks them 24th and 21st in basketball. The Rockets on the defensive side of the court are 30th in basketball in points allowed per game with 117.8. They are forcing their opponents into 14.1 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 48.3% from the floor (30th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Houston and under the total points
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