The Clippers (-2.5) will travel to Atlanta to take on the Hawks (+2.5) in a non-conference matchup. The game will tip-off at 7:30 ET and will be played at State Farm Arena.

Los Angeles is currently 33-15 and in 3rd place in the Western Conference. They are on a 3-game win streak and are favored to win this game (-149). Atlanta is 22-27 and in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. They have won 4 straight games and are currently +123 on the moneyline.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -2.5

This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Monday, February 5th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 120-112 in favor of the Clippers.
  • Our projections have Kawhi Leonard finishing with Kawhi Leonard points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Clippers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 13 threes.

Is A Road Victory Likely for Favored Los Angeles?

In their most recent game, the Clippers defeated the Heat by a score of 103-95. The combined scoring in that game was 198 points, which was well below the O/U line of 223.5.

This season, the Clippers have an O/U record of 22-26, and 47 of their games have had lower O/U lines than today’s line of 243. On average, their games have finished with 229.8 points.

Los Angeles is currently on a three-game winning streak and has a record of 33-15, which is good for 3rd place in the Western Conference. Against the spread, they are 27-21 for the season.

The Clippers have been the favorite in 32 of their 39 games and have a record of 32-7 in those games. Today, they are favored by 2.5 points. In their last three games, they have covered the spread on the road.

Against Western Conference opponents, the Clippers are 21-11 this season and 7-3 against teams in the Pacific Division. On the road, their record is 14-11.

In terms of pace, the Clippers are 26th in the NBA at 97.1 possessions per game. In terms of scoring, they are 10th in the league at 118.1 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 117.6 points per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Clippers are 5th in field goal percentage at 49%. They are also 5th in true shooting percentage. From three-point range, they are 1st in three-point shooting percentage at 39%.

In terms of assists, the Clippers are 18th in the NBA at 26.2 per game. They are 18th in offensive rebounds at 10.4 per game.

This season, the Clippers defense has been impressive, holding the 8th position in the league while permitting an average of 111.7 points per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Clippers are forcing 12.1 per game, which is 8th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 14th in blocked shots at 5.4 per game.

Can Atlanta Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

The Hawks have won four straight games and will look to continue that streak today against the Clippers. In the Eastern Conference, the Hawks are in 10th place and have a record of 22-27.

In games against other Eastern Conference teams, the Hawks are 13-20 compared to 9-7 in non-conference games. Against the spread, they are 14-35 for the season and have covered the spread in three straight games.

For the season, the Hawks are 7-16 as the underdog and have gone 7-19 against the spread as the underdog. Today, they are getting 2.5 points as the underdog and have an O/U record of 27-22.

In their last game, the Hawks defeated the Warriors by a score of 141-134. The O/U line for that game was 246 points. The Hawks were favored by 1.5 points going into the game.

This season, the average scoring line for Hawks games is 244.6 points, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 243. The Hawks have gone 16-14 in games with lower O/U lines than 243.

This season, the Hawks have been one of the most prolific offenses in the NBA, averaging 121.2 points per game, which is 3rd in the league. At home, they are scoring 123.3 points per game.

In terms of pace, Atlanta is 4th in the NBA at 101.6 possessions per game. When it comes to field goal percentage, the Hawks are 22nd in the league at 46%.

So far, the Hawks have been an excellent three-point shooting team, ranking 7th in both three-pointers made and attempted per game. However, their three-point shooting percentage is 18th in the NBA at 36%.

On defense, the Hawks come into the game ranked 29th in the league in points allowed at 123.4 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 125.3 points per contest (30th). The Hawks defense is coming off a game in which they held the Warriors offense to just 48.2% shooting. Overall, they gave up 134 points to Golden State.