Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Pick, Odds, Prediction - 5/3/14 Game Seven
Golden State Warriors (51-31) at Los Angeles Clippers (57-25)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -7 -- Over/Under: 209.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, TNT
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers will play game seven of the NBA playoffs on Saturday night.
The Warriors won game six 100-99 and improve to 21-2 SU in their last 23 games when scoring 100 or more points. Stephen Curry was a lot more aggressive in taking 24 shots, but the Warriors shot just 39.3 percent as a team in the win. In this series, the Warriors are shooting 45.8 percent from the field and 31.8 percent from three. One X-factor for the Warriors has been Draymond Green, who is snagging 8.5 rebounds, playing great defense on Blake Griffin and has scored in the double digits in back-to-back games. The Warriors now go on the road, a place where they shoot 37.9 percent from three this season. The Golden State Warriors are 45-40-3 ATS overall and 23-20-1 ATS on the road.
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In the Clippers shot only 36.8 percent in the loss and drop to 3-6 SU in their last nine games when allowing 100 or more points. One concern for the Clippers in this game are the injuries to Chris Paul who is battling a hamstring and a hand injury. The Clippers are shooting 46.2 percent from the field in this series, but are limited with an injured Paul, who scored only nine points in the game six loss. DeAndre Jordan has posted five double doubles in his last seven games and Blake Griffin has been held to 21 or less points in three straight games after scoring 30-plus in games two and three. The Clippers shoot 48.5 percent on their home court. The Los Angeles Clippers are 48-39-1 ATS overall and 23-21 ATS at home.
The Warriors are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest. The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
I picked the Warriors to win this series before it began and I'm sticking to that pick. The Warriors are a team that obviously won't back down and is finally having success doubling Griffin and forcing others to beat them. Another thing to consider is that Curry and Thompson have yet to have a game where they both shoot the ball well.
With that said, I'm taking the Warriors moneyline to really end this series with a bang. I sugest you do the same and thank me later.