Warriors vs. Clippers - 3/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (43-26) at Golden State Warriors (63-7)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -10.5 -- Over/Under: 226.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSW2, CSNB
The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors meet Wednesday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Los Angeles Clippers could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.6 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 101.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 20 points and 9.9 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.8 points and 1.7 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.2 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.9 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their historic 63-7 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.3 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 30.1 points and 6.6 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 22 points and 3.9 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.4 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 41.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.2 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a home game since January 27 of last year.
The Clippers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Warriors are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Pacific. The Clippers are 6-17 ATS in the last 23 meetings in Golden State.
I like the Clippers against the Warriors when they're healthy, but they're not healthy until Blake Griffin returns. Add the fact this game is in Oracle, and I expect the Warriors to make another statement to their western conference rival. Give me the Warriors by double digits.