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(22-13) Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (20-13)
Date: Saturday December 31
Time: 8:00PM EST
Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City
NBA Moneyline Odds: Off
NBA Betting Odds: Oklahoma City -5.5
NBA Betting Total: 206.5
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The Los Angeles Clippers will spend New Year’s Eve taking the court against the Thunder in Oklahoma City.
The Clippers will be looking to rebound from a string of losses, most recently against the Houston Rockets.116-140 on Friday night.
The Thunder will be looking to bounce back after falling 114-80 against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.
Los Angeles Clippers
The Los Angeles Clippers have now dropped five games in a row after losing to the Houston Rockets 116-140 Friday night.
They went into the locker room down 57-72 at the half and despite a strong run in the third quarter, weren’t able to do enough to get back into it.
Los Angeles managed to shoot 46.9 percent from the field while making 13 of 33 from three point range.
They were out rebounded 46-51 in the contest and passed the ball for 22 assists as a team. The Clippers were able to take the ball away for eight steals in the contest, but turned the ball over themselves 15 times.
Raymond Felton scored a team high 26 points to go along with eight assists.
The Clips have been able to put the ball in the basket for an average of 108.6 points per game this season. As a team, they are shooting 46.6 percent from the field and have been able to pass the ball for an average of 22.3 assists per night.
On the defensive side of the court, Los Angeles is giving up an average of 102.7 each time they have been on the court.
They have been quick enough to take the ball away for an average of 8.2 steals to go along with 4.6 blocked shots.
Oklahoma City will be looking to bounce back after being beat up 80-114 against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night. The Thunder went into the locker room at the break trailing 39-55 and things would only get worse in the second half.
They were held to shooting just 33.8 percent from the field and only made 4 of 22 from behind the arc.
The Thunder were able to come away with 55 rebounds in the game, but only passed the ball for nine assists. Russell Westbrook was able to lead the way with 21 points, connecting on 6-19 from the field and making 7 of 10 from the free throw line.
Oklahoma City has been able to put the ball in the cotton for an average of 106.2 points per game this season while shooting 45.8 percent from the field.
They have been able to average 45.4 rebounds a night while moving the ball around for 21.5 assists. On Defense, the Thunder have been giving up an average of 105.1 points per game.
They have been able to take the ball away for 7.6 steals and are blocking 5 shots per contest
NBA Betting Trends:
- The Clippers are 1-4 ATS in their previous 5 games.
- The Clippers are 0-5 ATS in their previous 5 on the road
- The Thunder are 4-1 ATS in their previous 5 games.
- The Total has been under in 9 of the previous 13 games for OKC
Free Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Prediction:
Oklahoma City has been able to get some much needed rest and should be back to their usual form. The Clippers have not only been struggling on the road, they were also on the court for a beating Friday night.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Oklahoma City -5.5
I like the home team minus the points in this one.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Los Angeles 96 – Oklahoma City 107
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