At 10:30 ET, the Washington Wizards (9-50) will take on the Los Angeles Clippers (37-20) in a non-conference matchup. The Clippers are favored by 15.5 points and have lost two games in a row. The Wizards, losers of 13 straight, are +790 on the moneyline. The over/under line is set at 239.5.

This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles. The Clippers are 4th in the Western Conference and 1st in the Pacific Division, while the Wizards are 15th in the Eastern Conference and 5th in the Southeast Division. BSSC will have the TV coverage for this game.


The Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -15.5

This game will be played at Arena at 10:30 ET on Friday, March 1st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 131-101 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 49.5% and knocking down 14 threes.

Are the Wizards Ready for a Road Win?

Today, the Wizards are looking to end their 13-game losing streak as 15.5-point underdogs. This season, Washington has been the underdog in all but three of their games.

Washington’s O/U record for the season is 28-31, and their games have averaged a combined 239 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 239.5, which is just below their season average of 240.6.

Washington’s last game was a 134-131 loss to the Lakers. They were 10.5-point underdogs in that game, and the O/U line was 244.5.

The Wizards are currently 15th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 9-50. In the East, they are 6-32 compared to 3-18 against the West. On the road, Washington is 6-25 and 20-11 ATS.

When it comes to pace, the Wizards are the fastest team in the league at 102.9 possessions per game. However, their scoring has been inconsistent, as they have outscored the NBA average in just 47.5% of their games.

Overall, Washington is 16th in the league in scoring at 114.6 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 115.3 points compared to 113.8 at home. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 18th in the NBA at 47%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Wizards are 26th in the league at 35%. They are also 14th in three-point attempts per game. In terms of free throws, they are 27th in attempts and 25th in makes at 15.7 per game.

Currently, the Wizards’ defense holds the 30th rank in the NBA, allowing 124.4 points per game. Opponents are hitting 57.5% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.7% of their three-point attempts.

Can the Clippers Please their Home Crowd?

Today, the Clippers are looking to end their four-game ATS losing streak (5 games at home, 2 games on the road). As 15.5-point favorites, they have gone 26-20 ATS this season and have been favored in 46 of their 57 games.

On the season, the Clippers have an average scoring margin of +5.5 points per game at home. As the favorite, their scoring margin is +7.9 PPG. In their last game, the Clippers were favored by 1.5 points but lost to the Lakers by a score of 116-112.

Despite being favored in their last two games, the Clippers have lost both games straight up. They are currently 37-20 overall, which is good for 4th place in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 23-16 and 8-5 in their division.

In the Western Conference, the Clippers are favored by 15.5 points against the Wizards. Their O/U record for the season is 24-32-1, and the under has hit in their last three games.

Los Angeles’ most recent game against the Lakers finished with a combined score of 228 points, coming in under the O/U line of 236. This season, the average combined scoring in Clippers games is 230.4 points.

At home, the Clippers are 15th in the NBA in scoring at 116.7 points per game. Overall, they are 10th in the league at 117.5 points per game. In terms of their shooting, LA is 7th in field goal percentage and 3rd in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, the Clippers are 26th in the NBA at 97.3 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 20th in the league at 25.9 per contest.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 50.9% of their games. In their last four games, they have scored less than their season average, but they have increased their scoring in the last two contests.

At this time, the Clippers’ defense is positioned 10th in the NBA, permitting 112.9 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Clippers are forcing 12.3 per game, which is 8th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 17th in blocked shots at 5 per game.