L.A. Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers - 11/7/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
L.A. Clippers vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 10:30 PM (Staples Center)
Los Angeles Clippers -5.5 . Total 229.5
The Portland Trail Blazers travel to California to take on the Los Angeles Clippers in a west coast battle. The Trail Blazers enter with a record of (3-4). Portland has lost 2 in a row, including a 127-118 loss on the road to the Golden State Warriors. The Clippers come into this game (5-3) on the season. The Clippers took a tough home loss to the Bucks last time out 129-124.
In the loss to the Warriors, Damian Lillard was 15 of 26 from the floor, totaling 39 points. Hassan Whiteside contributed a double-double in the loss. Whiteside pulled down 11 rebounds, while netting 22 points. The Trail Blazers shot 44% from the floor and 32% from behind the arch. Portland had 16 assists on 47 made shots, while only committing 6 turnovers. The Trail Blazers led by 3 points at halftime.
Montrezl Harrell had a great game, making 13 of his 25 shots and 8 of 12 from the line, totaling 34 points in the game. Harrell also pulled down 13 rebounds, which gave him a double-double on the night. Lou Williams also netted 34 points in the game. Williams was 12 of 13 from the foul line, while also dishing out 11 assists. The Clipper were without Kawhi Leonard in this one, as it was a rest day for him. The Clippers had 19 turnovers in the loss.
Recent Betting Trends:
Trail Blazers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games.
Trail Blazers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
The over is 5-1 in the Trail Blazers last 6 games.
Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 game splaying with zero rest days.
The under is 4-1 in the Clippers last 5 overall.
The Trail Blazers have done well ATS when playing the Clippers in L.A. The Trail Blazers are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in L.A. However, the Trail Blazers will be without Zach Collins in this one. Collins is out indefinitely with a shoulder injury. Both teams are averaging 114 points per game offensively. With Leonard who still may be out this game for the Clippers, I still like the Clippers here. Harrell and Williams have done a great job in extended minutes. Both played great off the bench and the two have continued that stretch of play as starters. Final score prediction, Clippers win and cover, 118-111.