The Los Angeles Clippers (22-22) host the Houston Rockets (10-32) on January 15, 2023 at Crypto.com Arena. The Rockets are underdogs by a 10-point margin as they enter the matchup with a 3-7 record in their last 10 games. The matchup has a 220 point total.
How to bet Clippers vs. Rockets
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -486 odds to pick up the win, while the Rockets are listed at +371 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 220 points.
Clippers vs. Rockets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, January 15, 2023
- Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: KTLA
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Clippers vs. Rockets Betting Trends
The Clippers have played 44 games, with 21 wins against the spread. Los Angeles has been chosen as the favorite in 26 games this year and has walked away with the win 17 times (65.4%) in those games. Clippers games this year have gone over the point total 17 times in 42 opportunities (40.5%).
The Rockets have 16 wins against the spread in 42 games this year. Houston has won 10 of the 40 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (25%). Rockets games this season have gone over the total in 21 of 42 opportunities (50%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Kevin Porter Jr.||40||19.2||5.5||5.6||1.3||0.4||2.2|
|Jabari Smith Jr.||41||12.1||7.1||0.9||0.6||1.0||1.8|
Clippers: Luke Kennard: Out (Calf), Paul George: Questionable (Hamstring)
Rockets: Kevin Porter: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Because of Los Angeles’ offensive struggles this season, ranking second-worst in the NBA with 109.1 points per game, it has had to lean on its defense, which ranks third-best in the league by allowing 110.1 points per game. The Clippers are averaging 105.5 points per game when playing at home. In away games, they are playing better on offense, averaging 112.7 points per contest. On offense, the Clippers have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 113.6 points per contest over that span compared to the 109.1 they’ve put up over the course of this year.
With 12.3 threes per game, Los Angeles is 11th in the NBA. It owns a 36.8% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks ninth in the league. The Clippers have taken 60.8% two-pointers and 39.2% threes this year. Of the team’s buckets, 68.7% are two-pointers and 31.3% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Houston Rockets
In 2022-23, Houston is third-worst in the NBA offensively (109.3 points scored per game) and 24th on defense (116.9 points allowed). At home, the Rockets score 108.4 points per game. On the road, they score 110.2. The Rockets are putting up 109.0 points per contest over their past 10 games, which is 0.3 fewer points than their average for the season (109.3).
Houston is 17th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.7 per game) and third-worst in 3-point percentage (33.2%). The Rockets attempt 59.9% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 40.1% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 70.1% of the Rockets’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 29.9% are 3-pointers.
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