|NBA Clippers vs. Rockets Picks & Predictions for March 30, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Saturday, 30 March 2013 15:30|
Clippers vs. Rockets Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Rockets as 1-point favorites over the Clippers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 205.5 points. Los Angeles enters play with a 49-24 record while Houston is 39-33 on the year.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rockets opened as a 2-point favorite but the spread has been bet down to 1 at most online and Vegas sports books, although some places list the spread at 1.5. As for the total, it opened at 204 and has been bet up to 205 or 205.5 depending on what sports book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 70% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Clippers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Clippers. According to latest NBA trends, LA Clippers are 5-1 ATS last 6 playing on 0 days rest, underdog is 4-0 ATS last 4 in series and road team is 4-0 ATS last 4 in series. LA CLIPPERS (-10.5) over Houston, 106-96. The LA Clippers (49-24 SU, 40-33 ATS, 40-33 O/U) are coming off a 104-102 loss at San Antonio, as 4-point dog on Friday night. The Houston Rockets (39-33 SU, 37-34-1 ATS, 36-36 O/U) are coming off a 103-94 loss at Memphis on Friday night, getting 5. The Clippers have the Rockets' number. They have beaten them five straight times including their win at home on Feb. 13. Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Houston shot just 5-of-24 from beyond the arc. The Clippers allow just 94.3 points per game, while Houston allows 102.6 points per game and for teams to shoot 45.8 percent from the field and 37.3 percent from three-point range. The Clippers can't afford to keep falling in the West as they are just a 1/2 game up on Memphis for fourth place in the Western Conference. Chris Paul is just a little too quick for Jeremy Lin and will look to penetrate and kick to the shooters. Houston just doesn't match up well with the Clippers.
2013 NBA FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS +1