The Los Angeles Clippers (43-20), who saw a six-game winning streak end in their previous game but still remain second in the West, are visiting today the worst team in the conference, the Golden State Warriors (15-49). The Dubs are coming off a rare victory against the sixth-best team of the East without Steph Curry, who is questionable for tonight with an illness.
Date/Time: 03-10-2020, 21:30 EDT / 01:30 GMT
Spread: Golden State Warriors +11 Total: +225.5
Golden State Warriors
The Warriors have a 15-49 record (31-33 against the spread) and are last in the West. In their last game, they won at home against the Sixers 118-114, beating the odds. Andrew Wiggins leads the team in scoring with 21.8 ppg, adding 5.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game. Steph Curry follows with 20.8 ppg, 5.2 rebounds and a team high 6.6 assists per game.
Los Angeles Clippers
The Clippers have a 43-20 record (34-29 against the spread) and are second in the West. In their last game, they lost at home to the Lakers 103-112, beating the odds. Kawhi Leonard leads the team both in scoring with 26.9 ppg and in rebounding with 7.4, adding 5 assists per game. Paul George follows with 21.1 ppg, 5.9 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game.
The Clippers have won both previous meetings against the Warriors this season. At home by 9 points and on the road by 19. The Warriors are 8-25 home, while the Clippers are 18-13 on the road. The Clippers are better both, scoring 116 ppg to the Warriors’ 106.3 and defensively, allowing 109.7 ppg to the Warriors’ 114.8. They also have better percentages both in field goals (46.4% to 43.8%) and in 3-pointers (36.5% to 33.5%). On the other hand, the Warriors are better in assists made (25.6 to 23.8). The Clippers are better in rebounding (48 to 43) and both teams are very close in turnovers committed (14.9 to 15). The Clippers are the absolute favorite and expect them to beat the odds and win by more than 11 points on the road tonight.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -11 (-108)