Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 12/28/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (18-13) at Washington Wizards (14-14)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -1.5 -- Over/Under: 205.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, CSNB
The Los Angeles Clippers and Washington Wizards square off Monday night at the Verizon Center.
The Los Angeles Clippers hope for another victory after winning six of their last 10 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 102.4 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 100.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 17.7 points and nine assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 15.5 points and 1.6 rebounds. DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.2 rebounds and Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.2 assists. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.1 turnovers per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won seven of their last 10 road games. Austin Rivers is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Washington Wizards hope for their fifth straight win to get a game above a .500 record. The Washington Wizards are averaging 102.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 104.6 points on 46.5 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.5 points and 9.7 assists while Marcin Gortat is averaging 13.8 points and 9.3 rebounds. Otto Porter Jr. is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Ramon Sessions is dishing 2.6 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 39.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.1 turnovers per game. The Washington Wizards have won four of their last six home games. Drew Gooden and Nene are questionable.
The Clippers are 2-0-2 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Southeast. The Wizards are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 Monday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Washington.
The Clippers were struggling before the injury to Blake Griffin. Now? The Clippers are in trouble. Washington is banged up as well but the Wizards continue to tread water and have been solid at home. Look for Washington to win here.