Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Pick, Odds, Prediction - 4/29/14 Game Five
Golden State Warriors (51-31) at Los Angeles Clippers (57-25)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 3:33 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -6 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, FSW2, TNT
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers will play game five of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday with the series tied 2-2.
In a 118-97 game four win, the Warriors finally played the way they’re capable of, making 55.4 percent from the field and 46.9 percent from three. Of course, Stephen Curry led the way with 33 points. The Warriors are now 20-1 SU in their last 21 games when scoring 100-plus points. The Warriors are shooting 47.3 percent in their last five games and seem to be clicking now that coach Mark Jackson went to a smaller starting lineup. Defensively, the Warriors are allowing 110 points in their last five games, but are forcing 16.2 turnovers. The Golden State Warriors are 44-39-3 ATS overall and 23-19-1 ATS on the road.
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In the game four loss, the Clippers shot 42.9 percent from the field and turned the ball over 19 times. The Clippers are now 2-5 SU in their last seven games when allowing 100-plus points. For the most part, Blake Griffin is still dominating this series by shooting 60.9 percent and averaging 26 points. Jamal Crawford has given the Clippers a big boost off the bench, scoring a combined 39 points in the last two games of the series. Defensively, the Clippers are allowing 106.2 points in their last five games, but are forcing 17.8 turnovers during that span. The Los Angeles Clippers are 47-38-1 ATS overall and 22-21 ATS at home.
The Warriors are 14-2 ATS in their last 16 Conference Quarterfinals games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Clippers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The over is 10-3 in the last 13 meetings between these two teams and it's impossible to ignore with the way the Warriors shot the ball in game four. Take the over.
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