Clippers vs. Pelicans - 11/27/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Orleans Pelicans (4-11) at Los Angeles Clippers (7-8)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -6 -- Over/Under: 212.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN, FSW2
The New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Clippers face off Friday night at the Staples Center.
The New Orleans Pelicans look to build on their impressive three-game winning streak. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 103.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 109.3 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 23.5 points and 10.8 rebounds while Ryan Anderson is averaging 19.3 points and 6.9 rebounds. Eric Gordon is dishing 3.2 assists and Ish Smith is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pelicans have scored 346 points during this three-game winning streak. The Pelicans have lost eight of their last 10 regular season road games. Tyreke Evans is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Los Angeles Clippers need a victory here to get back to a .500 record. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 102.7 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 103.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 25.4 points and 8.7 rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 17.3 points and 8.4 assists. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.1 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 12.7 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers have lost seven straight games when allowing 100 or more points. The Clippers have lost four of their last six home games.
The Pelicans are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 vs. NBA Pacific and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Clippers are 5-11-1 ATS in their last 17 Friday games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 22-8 ATS in the last 30 meetings overall.
The Clippers are a better team than what they'v shown over the last week or so.. With a day off and a chance to recharge over the hoilday, I expect the Clippers to play with a sense of urgency and the get the job done here.