The Los Angeles Clippers (25-24) square off against the Los Angeles Lakers (22-25) as 5-point favorites on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET on TNT. The point total in the game is 230.
How to bet Clippers vs. Lakers
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Los Angeles Lakers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with bookmakers listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -197 odds to pick up the win, while the Lakers are listed at +163 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 230 points.
Clippers vs. Lakers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, January 24, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Clippers vs. Lakers Betting Trends
The Clippers have 23 wins against the spread in 49 games this season. The Clippers have been favorites in 29 games this season and have come away with the win 19 times (65.5%) in those contests. Clippers games this year have gone over the total in 19 out of 47 opportunities (40.4%).
The Lakers are 22-23-2 against the spread this season. The Lakers are 15-20 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 42.9% of those games). Lakers games this year have hit the over 25 times in 47 opportunities (53.2%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Clippers vs. Lakers Injury Report
Lakers: Rui Hachimura: Out (Trade Pending), LeBron James: Questionable (Ankle), Austin Reaves: Out (Hamstring), Lonnie Walker: Out (Tailbone), Anthony Davis: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
The Clippers have had to count on their defense, which ranks fourth-best in the NBA (110.5 points allowed per game), as they rank second-worst in the league on offense with only 109.7 points per contest. The Clippers are scoring 106.3 points per game when playing at home. Away from home, they are playing better offensively, averaging 113 points per contest. The Clippers have seen an uptick in scoring recently, putting up 110.7 points per game in their last 10 contests, one point more than the 109.7 they’ve scored this season.
The Clippers are draining 12.4 threes per game (11th-ranked in league). They own a 37.5% shooting percentage (sixth-ranked) from three-point land. Of the shots taken by the Clippers in 2022-23, 61% of them have been two-pointers (68.6% of the team’s made baskets) and 39% have been from beyond three-point land (31.4%).
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
On offense the Lakers are the sixth-ranked squad in the league (117.1 points per game). Defensively they are fifth-worst (118 points allowed per game). At home, the Lakers average 118.1 points per game. Away, they average 116.1. While the Lakers are scoring 117.1 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their previous 10 games, producing 120.8 a contest.
The Lakers are the worst team in the league in 3-pointers made (10.4 per game) and fifth-worst in 3-point percentage (33.7%). The Lakers attempt 65.5% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 34.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 76% of the Lakers’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 24% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Lakers, and we project that Lakers will cover the spread (Clippers -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 230 points.
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