NBA Matchups  >>  LA Clippers Clippers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Preview 04/12/2013

The Los Angeles Clippers and the New Orleans Hornets will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at New Orleans Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Clippers listed as 8-point favorites versus the Hornets, while the game's total is sitting at 193½.
The Clippers were a 111-95 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Timberwolves. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (206) made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 121-110 loser as they battled the Kings on the road. The Hornets failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 231 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Los Angeles:
Team record: 52-26 SU, 43-34-1 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of the LA Clippers last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of the LA Clippers last 13 games when playing on the road against New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games on the road
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing New Orleans

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

New Orleans:
Team record: 27-52 SU, 39-40 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 13 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
is 17-5 SU in their last 22 games when playing LA Clippers
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Dallas are 1-9
After playing Sacramento are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6


NEXT UP:
LA Clippers at Memphis, Saturday, April 13
New Orleans home to Dallas, Sunday, April 14