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Feb 8, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers ahead Paul George (13) strikes the ball upcourt in opposition to the Dallas Mavericks through the first half at Crypto.com Enviornment. Necessary Credit score: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports activities

  • The Golden State Warriors are 9-point underdogs once they go to the LA Clippers Tuesday evening
  • Golden State is taking part in the second evening of a back-to-back
  • Learn under for the Warriors vs Clippers preview with odds and prediction

It’s not typically {that a} workforce welcomes in a reigning champion to get proper.

But that’s what the LA Clippers (31-28, 14-13 residence) are hoping for once they host the Golden State Warriors (29-28, 7-21 away).

The Dubs can be with out Steph Curry (knee) till a minimum of the all-star break, taking part in on the street the place they’ve gained simply seven of 28 contests — tied for the Third-worst street file in hoops — and taking part in the second evening of a back-to-back.

Los Angeles is hanging on to sixth within the West, however only a half-game up on each the Pelicans and Timberwolves, on the opposite finish of the play-in facet.

All of it will get underway Tuesday (Feb 14) at 10pm ET from crypto.com Enviornment, in a sport you may see stay on TNT.

Warriors vs Clippers Odds

Staff Unfold Moneyline Whole
Golden State Warriors +9 (-110) +320 OFF
Los Angeles Clippers -9 (-110) -405 OFF

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The Clippers enter this one as 9-point residence favorites within the NBA odds, and a hefty -405 favourite to win outright.

If it’s the customary relaxation sample for Steve Kerr on this two-games-in-two-nights state of affairs, that probably means each Klay Thompson and Draymond Inexperienced can be sidelined. Newly acquired guard Gary Payton II (thigh) is out until a minimum of mid-March, whereas Andrew Wiggins (ankle) is possible.

Golden State Betting Evaluation

GState stopped a two-game slide Monday evening with a 135-126 win over the hapless Washington Wizards.

Wiggins went for a game-high 29 factors, with seven boards and 4 dimes. Thompson had 27 factors with  4 rebounds and 5 assists. The Warriors had been an offensive dynamo: they shot 57.8% from the sphere and 20-for-40 from distance, a crisp 50% clip.

Their offense has been a powerful swimsuit, getting into Monday because the league’s 2nd-highest scoring workforce at 118.2 factors an evening, trying up solely on the SacTo Kings.

It’s powered by a lethal 3-point capturing assault. The Warriors try essentially the most threes within the league, a 43.2 try per sport clip, and hit on the league’s Third-best charge of 38.3%. Additionally they lead the NBA in assists, with just below 30 a contest.

Their wrestle stays defensively, the place they permit 118.1 factors, which ranks twenty sixth — a determine that balloons to 123.6 on the street. They’re additionally very unfastened with the basketball: the Dubs are twenty ninth within the NBA in turnovers, averaging 16.5 factors per sport.

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Los Angeles Betting Evaluation

It’s been a troublesome begin to the Clips’ 3-game homestand.

The opened Wednesday with a 110-104 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, who debuted Kyrie Irving however had been additionally with out Luka Doncic.

With Kawhi Leonard out for harm load administration final trip, LA was run over by the surging Milwaukee Bucks, who crushed them 119-106 to win their tenth sport in a row. Leonard is questionable for Tuesday.

Paul George led the best way with 19 factors, 11 rebounds and 6 assists, whereas Brandon Boston Jr went for 20 factors — the one Clipper to hit a minimum of 20 — on 9-for-13 capturing.

The Clippers shot it properly from the sphere at 49.4%, however they had been dismal from downtown, hitting 11-for-33, a 33.3% clip.

Save for a 2-game scoring outburst in wins over the Knicks (134 factors) and Nets (124), LA hasn’t scored higher than 107 factors in 5 of their final seven contests. They’re twenty sixth in scoring at 111 factors per sport.

They’re a top-4 defensive unit although, surrendering an equivalent 111 factors per sport.

Warriors vs Clippers Betting Prediction

Golden State has been common taking part in shorthanded on a back-to-back, going 5-6 straight up, however 6-5 in opposition to the unfold.

LA has the fifth-best success charge within the NBA with a relaxation benefit, however in a small pattern, going 4-3 ATS and straight up. They’re not an awesome wager as residence favourite, going 9-9 ATS.

Golden State has additionally been capable of keep afloat in Curry’s absence, going 8-10 on the yr, however they’re simply 1-5 ATS of their final six video games in opposition to groups with successful information.

The Warriors have the extra restricted roster, however LA isn’t dominant at residence, with a +1 level differential in 27 video games. Nonetheless, it’s been a blowout within the final 4 head-to-heads, every ending in a lack of 13 factors or extra (the Dubs have gained three of them).

Search for the Clips to actual some payback on this one.

Decide: 

  • Clippers -9 (-110); 1.5 items to win 1.31 items
  • NBA Betting Report: 26-26-1 ATS, 2-1 ML, 5-8 o/u, 0-2 parlays; -8.53 items

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