Clippers vs. Wizards - 4/3/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (37-39) at Los Angeles Clippers (47-28)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 3:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -6 -- Over/Under: 208 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSW2
The Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers meet Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center.
The Washington Wizards look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 103.5 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 19.9 points and 10.2 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 17.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have split their last 12 road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers also look for a win after splitting their last 16 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 100.8 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 19.8 points and 9.9 assists while Blake Griffin is averaging 23.2 points and 8.7 rebounds. J.J. Redick is dishing 1.4 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.9 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won six of their last eight home games. Paul Pierce is out with an ankle injury.
The Wizards are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Conference. The Clippers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The Clippers are back to full strength with Griffin on he court, making them a scary team entering the playoffs. This is a tough spot for the Wizards. Give me the Clippers at home and the reasonable line.