Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction, 1/15/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs San Antonio Spurs
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Location: AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The San Antonio Spurs (15-26) are welcoming the Los Angeles Clippers (21-22) at AT&T Center on Saturday.
The Clippers faced the Pelicans and took a loss by a score of 113-89 in their last contest. When talking about fouls, the Clippers ended up with 16 and the Pelicans recorded 6 fouls. They converted 14 out of their 39 shots from 3-point range. New Orleans finished the game at 81.3% from the free throw line by knocking down 13 of their 16 attempts. Furthermore, New Orleans totaled 44 rebounds (13 offensive, 31 defensive) and got 7 rejections. New Orleans doled out 57 assists and had 23 steals for this game. Pertaining to defending, Los Angeles allowed the other team to go 44.3% from the floor on 43 of 97 shooting. They also dished out 19 assists in this game as well as forcing the opposition into 4 turnovers and getting 2 steals. In terms of hauling in boards, they collected a total of 46 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Clippers knocked down 17 of their 20 attempts for a percentage of 85.0%. Los Angeles finished the contest with a 38.3% field goal percentage (31 of 81) and made 10 out of their 34 shots from distance.
Terance Mann is a player who was important for this game. He notched 15 points on 5 of 10 shooting. He played 31 minutes played and also grabbed 4 boards. Mann walked away from this one shooting 50.0% from the field and also distributed 1 assist.
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Los Angeles comes into this matchup with a mark of 21-22 for the year. They turn the ball over 14.6 times per contest and as a basketball team they are committing 18.0 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Los Angeles is pulling in 43.6 rebounds per game and is sitting with 978 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 18th in the league in terms of passing the ball. The Clippers are hitting 35.4% on three-point attempts (525 of 1,481) and 78.8% from the charity stripe. They average 104.3 points per game (26th in basketball) while shooting 44.6% from the floor.
On defense, the Clippers have forced 14.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.0 fouls. They give up 32.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 7th in the NBA in PPG allowed (105.5). The Clippers defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 44.1% (1,729 of 3,924) and they concede 48.2 boards per game as a unit. They rank 16th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,003 surrendered so far this year.
The last time they took the court, the Spurs went home defeated by a final of 128-124 when they played the Rockets. The Spurs were able to corral 34 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 43 for the matchup. They also coughed it up 9 times, while recording 10 steals for the game. The Rockets earned 14 fouls in this contest which got the Spurs to the charity stripe for 27 tries. They were able to bury 21 of those for a rate of 77.8%. When talking about 3-point attempts, San Antonio knocked down 17 out of their 46 attempts (37.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Spurs ended up shooting 43 for 99 from the field which had them at 43.4%. The Spurs permitted the Rockets to convert 45 of 82 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 54.9% for the game. They went 44.4% from behind the 3-point line by going 16 of 36 and finished the game at 22 out of 32 from the free throw line (68.8%). In the matter of attacking the glass, San Antonio permitted Houston to collect 44 in total (4 on the offensive glass).
Dejounte Murray ended up being a factor for the Spurs for the matchup. He made 12 out of 26 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 46.2%, and tallied 10 rebounds. Murray recorded 32 points in his 37 mins on the court and had 11 assists for the contest.
San Antonio has a win-loss mark of 15-26 for the campaign. The Spurs are responsible for committing 17.9 fouls per contest and they connect on 72.8% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 27.9 times per game (1st in the NBA) and they turn the ball over 13.0 times per contest. San Antonio has scored 4,544 points for the season (110.8 per game) and they pull down 45.8 rebounds per contest. As an offense, the Spurs are hitting on 46.2% from the floor, which is 11th in basketball.
The San Antonio defense allows 35.8% on shots from 3-point land (501 of 1,401) and opponents are converting on 75.2% of their foul shots. They have relinquished 23.8 dimes and 47.2 rebounds every game, which is 14th and 26th in the NBA. The Spurs are ranked 24th in the NBA in PPG given up with 111.3. They have forced 14.5 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.4% from the field (22nd in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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