Betting on today’s Rockets and Clippers game? Catch the action at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA, as the Clippers hosts this showdown at 10:30 ET on BSSC. The over/under for this game is set at 217.5 points, and the Clippers are the home favorites against the Rockets in a Western conference matchup.
HOUSTON ROCKETS VS LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Houston Rockets +6
This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE HOUSTON ROCKETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-106 in favor of the Rockets.
- Our projections have Alperen Sengün finishing with Alperen Sengün points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Rockets finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.8% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can the Rockets Pull Off a Win at Los Angeles?
Coming into today’s game vs. the Clippers, the Rockets are looking to build on their above .500 record of 6-3. The team is presently 5th in the Western Conference and 2nd in the Southwest division.
The Rockets have covered the spread successfully in their previous six games and maintain an overall ATS record of 6-3. This season, Houston has a 2-0 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 4-3 as underdogs.
The Rockets’ offense finished with 107 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 111 points per contest. In terms of three-point shooting, the Rockets offense has been good from outside, hitting 37% of their three-pointers on an average of 33.7 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 47%.
At present, the Rockets’ defense is ranked 3rd, allowing 105.8 points per game.
Houston’s defense is currently forcing 12.2 turnovers per game, which is 4th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 29th in blocked shots, with an average of 3.3 rejections per game.
Can Los Angeles Secure a Home Victory?
Facing the Rockets, the Clippers currently hold an overall record of 3-7 and aim to end their six game losing streak. Away from their home court, the Clippers have a 0-6 record this season, in contrast to their 3-1 record at home.
So far, Los Angeles is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 4-6. This season, Los Angeles has a 3-3 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 1-3 when playing as underdogs.
In their latest game, the Clippers offense put up 108 points against the Nuggets. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43% and made 13 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Paul George who comes into today’s matchup averaging 24.7. Kawhi Leonard also heads into the game with a PPG average of 20.5.
Coming into today’s game, the Clippers’ defense is giving up an average of 111.7 points per contest.
The Los Angeles defense has allowed opponents to shoot 34.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.1% of their field goal attempts vs. Los Angeles.