San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 11/7/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 11/7/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Clippers (5-4) at San Antonio Spurs (6-4)

NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)

The Line: San Antonio Spurs -4.5 -- Over/Under: 200.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs meet Tuesday in NBA action at the AT&T Center. 

The Los Angeles Clippers could use a feel good statement victory here after losing four of their last six games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 107.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 102 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 23.7 points and 8.4 rebounds while Lou Williams is averaging 14.6 points and 3.4 assists. Patrick Beverley is the third double-digit scorer and Danilo Gallinari is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.6 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won four straight road games. Danilo Gallinari is questionable with a hip injury.

The San Antonio Spurs look for a spark of consistency here after splitting their last eight games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 99.9 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 100 points on 46.1 percent shooting. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 22.4 points and 8.5 rebounds while Rudy Gay is averaging 12.6 points and 1.8 assists. Danny Green is the third double-digit scorer and Pau Gasol is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.8 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won four of their last five home games.

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The Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Spurs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Pacific, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The underdog is 19-7 ATS in the last 26 meetings. The over is 19-9 in Spurs last 28 overall.

The Clippers have cooled off big time after a fast start, as they're shooting just 43.2 percent from the field and that's with a heavy home schedule. The Spurs seem to be getting back on track recently and have been lights out at home if you can remove the numbers in that Warriors game. Throw in Gallinari's hip injury, and the Clippers are a team that's lost its mojo a bit. I'll lay the reasonable line with the better team at home. 

See Who The Experts Picked To Win This One

Randy’s Pick San Antonio Spurs -4.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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