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los angeles clippers vs golden state warriors prediction 12/02/2023 sport preview

Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction & Betting Tips 12/2/2023

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Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors 12/2/2023
  • We like the Warriors on the moneyline (+179)
  • The Warriors are also our pick on the spread at +5.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Preview

Planning on watching today’s Warriors and Clippers game? Catch the action at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA, as the Clippers hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on NBCS.

The over/under for this game is set at 229.5 points, and the Clippers are the home favorites against the Warriors in a Pacific division matchup. Check out BetCoco for Los Angeles Clippers – Golden State Warriors odds

Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Over their previous five games against the Clippers, the Warriors have put together a record of 3-2. In the last three games as the favorite against the Warriors, the Clippers have put together a 2-1 vs. the spread.

  • Golden State has a 1-4 record in their last five road games. In this stretch, they averaged 113 points per game while allowing 115. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Although Los Angeles has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 3-7. The team averaged 114 points per game in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Golden State has an ATS mark of 4-5-1 while going 2-8 straight up.
  • Through their last five matchups as the betting favorite, the Clippers have a good straight up record, but their ATS mark is just 2-3.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction

Looking at the Warriors’ previous ten games, they are 3-7 and face the Clippers with an overall mark of 9-10. The team is currently 10th in the Western Conference, and they are also 4th in the Pacific division.

So far, Golden State’s ATS record is below .500 at 7-11. As the favorite this season, Golden State is 3-8 vs. the spread while going 4-3 as the underdog.

The over/under record for this season for the Warriors is 11-8-0. The average points per game in their played games is 212.0, with an average over/under line of 227.4.

Coming off their recent game, the Warriors offense tallied 120 points in a matchup against the Clippers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50%, and they made 15 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Stephen Curry, who holds an average of 29.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Klay Thompson is averaging 15.7 points per game this season.

So far, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 19th in the league at 114.5 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Warriors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.0% while allowing 35.6% from downtown.

Over the Clippers’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 8-10. Across their 18 games, the Clippers have recorded a 7-8 record when facing teams from the Western Conference and a 1-2 record in non-conference games.

Los Angeles currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 7-11 at this point. This season, Los Angeles has a 6-7 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 1-4 as underdogs.

Los Angeles’ games have surpassed the over/under line in two straight games and their overall record is 7-11-0. They have an average over/under line of 227.5 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is -5.

The Clippers’ offense finished with 114 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 112.9 points per contest. Los Angeles’ offense is currently one of the slower paced teams in the NBA, at 98 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 22nd in attempts and 15th in three-point shooting percentage.

This season, the Clippers defense has been impressive, holding the 6th position in the league while permitting an average of 109.6 points per contest.

Opponents are hitting 52.6% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 34.3% of their three-point attempts.

Even though they are 5.5 point underdogs, we see the Warriors winning this game by a score of 111-108.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Golden State Warriors Betting Tips

  • We like the Warriors on the moneyline (+179)
  • The Warriors are also our pick on the spread at +5.5
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Los Angeles Clippers Injury Report

  • Mason Plumlee – Knee – Out
  • Brandon Boston Jr. – Quadriceps – Out

Golden State Warriors Injury Report

  • Chris Paul – Leg – Out
  • Andrew Wiggins – Finger – Questionable
  • Gary Payton II – Calf – Out
  • Usman Garuba – Dislocated Finger – Out

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