Clippers vs. Raptors Prediction
Will the Los Angeles Clippers be able to get to the .500 mark on the road when they take on the Toronto Raptors tonight at 7PM ET?
503 Los Angeles Clippers vs. 504 Toronto Raptors
Wednesday, December 11, 2010
7PM ET – Scotiabank Arena
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Public Betting Trends
According to the latest oddsmakers, Los Angeles is favored on the road, as the Clippers are getting odds of -3 points against the Raptors. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 219.5 points. The public betting currently has 68 percent going on Los Angeles as the road favorite. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Clippers continue road trip
Los Angeles is in the midst of an East Coast road trip. The Clippers have won their last two, beating and covering against the Wizards and Pacers. Los Angeles is 18-7 on the season, 5-6 on the road, 14-11 against the spread and 15-10 with the under.
The Clippers are putting up 115.1 points per game on offense this season while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. Defensively, the Clippers are allowing 108.3 points per game while holding opponents to 42.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 25.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game to lead the Raptors while Paul George is adding 23.9 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per contest.
Raptors end losing skid
Toronto put an end to a three-game losing streak on Monday night with a 93-92 victory at Chicago on Monday night. The Raptors have failed to cover in four straight games. The Raptors are now 16-7 on the season, 9-2 at home, 13-10 against the spread and 12-10-1 with the over.
The Raptors are scoring 111.7 points per game on offense this year while shooting 45.3 percent from the floor. Defensively, Toronto is giving up 105.3 points per game while holding teams to just 41.4 percent shooting. The Raptors are being led by Pascal Siakam, who is averaging 24.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game. Kyle Lowry is adding 20.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.9 assists per contest.
NBA Betting Trends
The Clippers are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games as a favorite, but just 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games.
The Raptors are 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 home games and 5-0-2 ATS in their last seven games as a home underdog.
The Clippers won the first meeting in Los Angeles, 98-88, back on Nov. 11. The Clippers just have too much depth for the Raptors. Los Angeles has four guys basically averaging 20 points per game and a bench that can contribute a great deal. Toronto just doesn’t have that depth to work with and their defense isn’t as strong without Leonard. The Raptors have struggled against really strong teams as of late and Los Angeles certainly fits that category.
NBA Prediction: Los Angeles Clippers -3