The Los Angeles Clippers (31-28) host the Golden State Warriors (29-28) on February 14, 2023 at Crypto.com Arena. The Clippers are strongly favored, by eight points, in a matchup pitting one of the NBA’s top defensive squads against one of the highest-scoring teams. The Clippers are fourth in points allowed per contest (111), while the Warriors are second in points scored (118.5). The over/under for the matchup is 228.5 points.
How to bet Clippers vs. Warriors
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with sportsbooks listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -343 odds to pick up the win, while the Warriors are listed at +268 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 228.5 points.
Clippers vs. Warriors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Clippers vs. Warriors Betting Trends
The Clippers are 29-30-0 against the spread this season. Los Angeles has won 24, or 68.6%, of the 35 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Clippers games this year have hit the over on 25 of 57 set point totals.
The Warriors have played 57 games, with 26 wins against the spread. Golden State has gone 6-13 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 31.6% of those games). Warriors games this season have hit the over 34 times in 57 opportunities (59.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Warriors: Andrew Wiggins: Out (Personal), Gary Payton: Out (Abdominal), Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot), Stephen Curry: Out (Leg), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles has had to rely on its defense, which ranks fourth-best in the NBA (111 points allowed per game), as it ranks fourth-worst in the league offensively with just 111 points per contest. Offensively the Clippers have been worse in home games this season, putting up 107.4 points per game, compared to 114 per game on the road. On offense, the Clippers have increased their output slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 117.1 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 111 they’ve put up over the course of this season.
Los Angeles is ninth in the NBA with 12.6 threes per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks sixth with a 37.7% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. Of the shots attempted 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 Golden State Warriors
In 2022-23, Golden State is second-best in the league on offense (118.5 points scored per game) but fifth-worst defensively (118.3 points conceded). In 2022-23 the Warriors are averaging 3.4 more points per game at home (120.2) than on the road (116.8). The Warriors are posting 123 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is 4.5 more than their average for the season (118.5).
In 2022-23 Golden State is best in the league in 3-point makes (16.6 per game), and third-best in 3-point percentage (38.5%). The Warriors attempt 47.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 38.6% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 52.1% of their shots, with 61.4% of their makes coming from there.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Clippers, and we predict that Warriors will cover the spread (Clippers -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 228.5 points.
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