Clippers vs. Warriors Prediction
Is the over a safe bet to hit tonight when the Golden State Warriors host the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Golden State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Warriors are 12-point home favorites to knock off the Clippers, who opened as a 16.5-point underdog. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 226.5 but is all the way down to 220.
Who Public Bettors Like: Golden State. As of this writing, 60% of betting tickets are on the Warriors and 62% of the money is on Golden State to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 58% of the betting tickets are on the over but 54% of the money is on the under.
Injury Report: Blake Griffin (concussion), Austin Rivers (ankle), Danilo Gallinari (glute), Patrick Beverley (knee) and Milos Tedodosic (foot) are all out for the Clippers. On the other side, Stephen Curry (leg) and Klay Thompson (rest) have been ruled out for the Warriors but Kevin Durant (calf) is probable.
Who We Like: The over. The over is a perfect 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams. The over is also 4-0 in the Clippers' last four games overall, is 4-0 in their last four road games, and is 4-0 in their last four games playing on one day of rest. The over has also cashed in five of L.A.'s last six games coming off a victory and is 17-4 in its last 21 conference matchups.
On the other side, the over is 5-0 in the Warriors' last five games, is 4-0 in their last four games versus an opponent with a losing record, and is 6-0 in their last six conference tilts. On the other side, the over is 5-0 in the Warriors' last five games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: CLIPPERS/WARRIORS OVER 220