Los Angeles Clippers (10-5) at Atlanta Hawks (3-13)
NBA Basketball: Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm (State Farm Arena)
The Line: Atlanta Hawks +7.5 -- Over/Under: 228 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Los Angeles Clippers and Atlanta Hawks meet Monday in NBA action at the Philips Arena.
The Los Angeles Clippers look to keep the ball rolling after winning six of their last seven games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 117.3 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 112.3 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Tobias Harris is averaging 20.7 points and 8.7 rebounds while Danilo Gallinari is averaging 19.6 points and 1.6 assists. Lou Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Montrezl Harrell is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.5 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have split their last six road games.
The Atlanta Hawks could use a win here that would snap a seven-game losing streak. The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 106.6 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 117.7 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 16.3 points and 7.8 assists while Taurean Prince is averaging 15.8 points and 4.9 rebounds. Kent Bazemore is the third double-digit scorer and Alex Len is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 39.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Atlanta Hawks have lost four of their last five home games.
The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference, 8-2 ATS in their last 10 vs. NBA Southeast and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Hawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Monday games, 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 vs. NBA Pacific and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The road team is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings, the underdog is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings and the over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Los Angeles Clippers have quietly been one of the hotter teams in the league the last couple of weeks and shouldn't be slowed down here. The Atlanta Hawks are being outscored by 15.2 points in their last five games and 8.5 points at home this season overall. If the Clippers are a real playoff threat in the West and look to build on their recent success, they should blow the doors off on the Hawks like many teams before them have.