Lakers vs. Clippers Prediction
Is the under a good bet to cash for bettors this afternoon when the Lakers and Clippers clash at 3:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Clippers are 14.5-point home favorites tonight versus the Lakers after opening as 14-point favorites. As for the total, the number hit the board at 222.5 but has been bet up to 224.5.
The Lakers enter play this afternoon having dropped nine of their last 10 games and haven't fared much better at the betting window either, failing to cover in seven of those 10 contests. On the season, the Lakers are just 31-42 at the betting window and are 16-22 against the spread on the road this year. This season couldn't get over fast enough for the Lakers, who are 21-54 on the year straight up.
As for the Clippers, they've won six of thier last 10 games but haven't been great at the window either, dropping six of their last 10 games against the spread. For the season, the Clippers are 37-40 against the number, which includes a 19-18 ATS record at home. They're also 25-12 straight up when they're listed as the home team.
NBA PREDICTION: The under is a perfect 7-0 in the last seven meetings between these two teams when the Clippers are the home team and has cashed in eight of the last 10 meetings overall. The under is also 9-2 in the Lakers' last 11 games when they play an opponent with a winning record and 8-2 in the Clippers' last 10 games versus a team with a losing record. The under is 10-4 in the Clippers' last 14 home games versus an opponent with a losing road record and 11-5-1 in thier last 17 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game as well.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: LAKERS/CLIPPERS UNDER 224.5