The Clippers (11-7) and the Warriors (8-10) are set to face each other for the first time this season later tonight in San Francisco.
Both teams are set to miss players in this game. However, it’s Los Angeles that will have significantly more players out. For Golden State the only player who is listed as out is Andre Iguodala (left hip injury management).
Head coach Steve Kerr rested his start against the Pelicans which resulted in a blowout loss, but all of them are set to play against the Clippers.
The visitors have been hit hard with injuries. The most notable absences are Kawhi Leonard (right ankle sprain) and Paul George (right hamstring tendon strain).
In addition, Luke Kennard (right calf strain) is also out. Three more players will miss the game due to G League assignments, namely, Brandon Boston Jr., Moussa Diabata and Jason Preston.
Ahead of tonight’s game, the Warriors are considered favorites amongst bookmakers, with NBA lines site Betway pricing them at 1.25 to beat the Clippers. The NBA betting odds for the Los Angeles to win this game are at 4.75.