The Los Angeles Clippers (29-26) take the court against the New York Knicks (28-25) as 3.5-point favorites on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET on MSG. The point total in this matchup is 219.
How to bet Clippers vs. Knicks
Los Angeles Clippers vs. New York Knicks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -159 odds to pick up the win, while the Knicks are listed at +136 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 219 points.
Clippers vs. Knicks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 4, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: MSG
- Location: New York City, New York
- Arena: Madison Square Garden
Clippers vs. Knicks Betting Trends
The Clippers have played 55 games, with 28 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has won 22, or 68.8%, of the 32 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Clippers games this year have gone over the point total 43.4% of the time (23 out of 53 games with a set point total).
In the Knicks’ 53 games this season, they have 27 wins against the spread. New York has won 12 of the 27 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (44.4%). The Knicks have eclipsed the over/under 52.8% of the time this year (28 of 53 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Clippers: John Wall: Out (Abdominal)
Knicks: Jalen Brunson: Questionable (Illness), Ryan Arcidiacono: Out (Illness), Mitchell Robinson: Out (Thumb)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Although Los Angeles is scoring just 110.5 points per game (third-worst in NBA), its defense has been giving them a nice lift, as it ranks third-best in the league by ceding 110.5 points per game. Offensively the Clippers have played worse in home games this season, scoring 107.6 points per game, compared to 113 per game on the road. On the offensive side of the ball, the Clippers have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 115.9 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 110.5 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
This year, Los Angeles is draining 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 37.6% (seventh-ranked) from downtown. The Clippers have taken 60.9% two-pointers and 39.1% threes this year. Of the team’s baskets, 68.5% are two-pointers and 31.5% are threes.
What you need to know about the New York Knicks
New York scores 114.3 points per game and give up 112.5, ranking them 15th in the NBA on offense and 10th defensively. In 2022-23 the Knicks are scoring 0.9 more points per game at home (114.7) than on the road (113.8). The Knicks are scoring 115.2 points per game in their previous 10 games, which is 0.9 more than their average for the season (114.3).
New York is 15th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.9 per game) and 25th in 3-point percentage (34.2%). The Knicks take 38.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 61.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.8% of the Knicks’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.2% are 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Knicks, and we predict that Knicks will cover the spread (Clippers -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 219 points.
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