Clippers vs. Lakers - 1/29/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (9-38) at Los Angeles Clippers (30-16)
NBA Basketball: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, TWC SN, FSW2
The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers meet Friday night at the Staples Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers need a nice victory to snap an eight-game losing streak. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 96.3 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 106.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Louis Williams is averaging 15.5 points and 2.6 assists while Jordan Clarkson is averaging 15.1 points and 3.8 rebounds. D'Angelo Russell is dishing 3.3 assists and Julius Randle is grabbing 9.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 30.9 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Lakers are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The The Los Angeles Lakers have lost six of their last seven road games.
USA TODAY Sports
The Los Angeles Clippers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 100.6 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 18.6 points and 9.6 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.4 points and 1.6 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing two assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.3 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Lakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Friday games and 7-18-2 ATS in their last 27 vs. NBA Pacific. The Clippers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Lakers are 2-11 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Los Angeles and 8-18 ATS in the last 26 meetings overall.
The Clippers remain one of the hotter teams in the league and are playing a Lakers squad that continues to stink up the joint. Not a fan of big chalk, but the Lakers leave me no choice.