At 10:00 ET, the Golden State Warriors (-162) will host the Los Angeles Clippers (+135) in a Western Pacific division matchup. The Warriors are currently favored by 3.5 points and have won five straight games. The over/under line for this matchup is set at 234.5 points.

This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and can be seen on ESPN. The Clippers are 35-17 and sit in 3rd place in the Western Conference. The Warriors are 26-25 and are 10th in the Western Conference standings.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS VS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Golden State Warriors -3.5

This game will be played at Chase Center at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 125-102 in favor of the Warriors.
  • Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with Stephen Curry points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Warriors finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.9% and knocking down 15 threes.

Will the Los Angeles Defense Show Up on the Road?

The Clippers have an O/U record of 23-29 this season, and the under has hit in their last three games. Today’s O/U line of 234.5 is lower than the average of 230.4 in their games this year.

When it comes to ATS, the Clippers are 28-24 this season and have failed to cover the spread in their last three games. As the underdog, they are 2-7 vs. the spread and 1-8 straight-up.

In their most recent game, the Clippers lost to the Timberwolves by a score of 121-100. The O/U line for that game was 223.5, and the Clippers were favored by 4.5 points going into the game.

Despite the loss, the Clippers are still in a good position in the Western Conference, where they are 3rd with a record of 35-17. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 21-13 and 14-4 against non-conference opponents.

This season, the Clippers have a scoring differential of +4.4 points per game on the road. They have won their last four road games and are 15-11 overall.

The Clippers have been one of the most efficient offenses in the league this season, ranking 5th in field goal percentage and 5th in true shooting percentage. They have also been one of the top three-point shooting teams in the NBA, leading the league in three-point shooting percentage at 39%.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers have been better on the road than at home, averaging 118.8 points per game away from Staples Center compared to 117.3 at home. Overall, they are 10th in the league in scoring at 118 points per game.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 53.8% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 25th in the league at 97.3 possessions per game.

In the current season, the Clippers defense has excelled, sitting 9th in the NBA by allowing 112.5 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Clippers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.0% and allowing 35.5% from beyond the arc.

Will Golden State Come Through as Home Favorites?

Golden State is favored by 3.5 points in today’s game against the Clippers. The Warriors have won five straight games and have covered the spread in each of those games.

This season, the Warriors have been favored in 30 of their 51 games, going 20-10 in those games. As the favorite, they have an ATS record of 13-17 and have gone 14-6 ATS as the underdog.

In Western Conference play, the Warriors are 14-19 compared to 12-6 in non-conference games. This record has them in 10th place in the West, just behind the Clippers.

Golden State’s O/U record for the season is 27-23-1, and the under has hit in each of their last five games. Today’s O/U line is set at 234.5, and their games have averaged 236.8 points per game this season.

In their most recent game, the Warriors defeated the Jazz by a score of 129-107. They were 1-point favorites heading into the game and have now won five straight games.

At home, the Warriors are averaging 118.1 points per game (11th in the NBA). Overall, they are 6th in the NBA in scoring at 119.2 points per game. When playing at home, Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.8% of their games this season.

Golden State’s offensive style is centered around the three-point shot. They are 3rd in the NBA in three-pointers made per game (15) and 4th in three-point attempts (39.6). Overall, the Warriors are shooting 37% from beyond the arc (6th).

When it comes to pace, Golden State is 9th in the NBA at 100.2 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Warriors are 16th in the league at 47%. In terms of two-point shooting, Golden State is 16th in the league at 54%.

At this time, the Warriors’ defense is positioned 19th in the NBA, permitting 117.6 points per game. Inside the arc, the Warriors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.5% and 35.8% from three-point territory.