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This season, the Clippers have a 20-24-0 O/U record, and their games have averaged 229.8 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 225.5 is lower than their season average of 230.
LA’s last two games have gone under the O/U line, and they are currently 2-0 on the under in their games. In their most recent game against the Celtics, the Clippers won by a score of 115-96, which was 19 points better than the spread (+6.5).
Looking at their ATS record, the Clippers are 25-19 overall and have covered the spread in five straight games. On the road, their ATS record is also 11-10, and they are 23-12 as the favorite.
The Clippers, in the NBA standings, are currently on a five-game winning streak and have a record of 30-14, which is the best in the Pacific Division. In the Western Conference, they are in 3rd place.
Cavs want to win again
In Cleveland’s last game, they defeated the Bucks by a score of 112-100. The Cavaliers were 5.5-point underdogs going into the game. The O/U line for the game was 238, and the teams combined for 212 points.
On the season, the Cavaliers are 7-10 as the underdog, and they are currently getting 3 points against the Clippers. As the underdog, Cleveland has gone 8-8 against the spread, and their scoring differential is -2.9 points per game.
For the season, the Cavaliers have an O/U record of 20-22-1. In games with lower O/U lines than today’s (225.5), their average combined scoring is 223.8 points. This year, their games have averaged 225.4 points per game.
Cleveland is 2nd in the Central Division with a record of 27-16. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently 5th. Against the spread, the Cavaliers are 23-18 overall and 12-11 at home.
Let’s see how are the Clippers vs Cavaliers Odds.
|LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS vs CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
|Location of the Game: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland
|Date and Time: Monday, January 29th 7:00 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NBA Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Los Angeles Clippers 118 – Cleveland Cavaliers 116
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Cavaliers +3 | ML Clippers -145 | OVER 225.5
Clippers vs Cavaliers Odds
Los Angeles Clippers Game Analysis
When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 10th in the NBA at 118.2 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 117.5 points per game.
Los Angeles is 5th in the league in field goal percentage at 49% and 4th in true shooting percentage. They are also the top three-point shooting team in the NBA, making 39% of their attempts.
So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56.8% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 26th in the league at 97.2 possessions per game.
Coming into tonight’s game, the Clippers are 8th in the NBA in points allowed per game at 111.7. They have been slightly better on the road, giving up 113.5 points per game away from home (9th).
In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Los Angeles is 6th at 46.4%. They have been even better at defending the two-point shot, ranking 8th in the league at 53.4%.
Over their last five games, the Clippers have been even stingier on defense, allowing just 110 points per game (10th), thanks to the NBA player stats. During that stretch, they have been particularly effective at defending the three-point line, holding opponents to just 32.2% from beyond the arc. Only in the NBA Injury Report, Ivica Zubac and Moussa Diabate are out for this game.
Cleveland Cavaliers Game Analysis
At home this season, the Cavaliers have averaged 114.8 points per game, which is 18th in the league. Overall, they are 19th in scoring at 114 points per game. However, they have been below the NBA scoring average in 58.1% of their games.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Cavaliers are 10th in attempts but have hit just 35% of their shots from beyond the arc. In terms of pace, Cleveland is 22nd in the league at 98 possessions per game.
So far this season, in other NBA team stats, the Cavaliers have made 47% of their shots, which is 13th in the NBA. In terms of free throws, they are 27th in both attempts and makes.
As the Cleveland Cavaliers get set to take on the Los Angeles Clippers, they will do so with the 3rd best scoring defense in the NBA, allowing just 109.8 points per game. In their last five games, they have been even better, holding opponents to just 103 points per game.
On the season, opponents have scored less than their season average in 76.7% of their games vs. the Cavs. They have also held teams to just 35.2% shooting from beyond the arc, which is 8th best in the league.
One area where the Cavs have struggled a bit is at the free-throw line, where they are 20th in the NBA in made free-throws allowed per game. Tristan Thompson (Suspension), Darius Garland (Jaw) and Ty Jerome (Ankle), are not available for this game. Meanwhile, Evan Mobley is questionable due to knee injury and Donovan Mitchell is now probable to play tonight.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Head-to-Head
In the last five head to head matchups, the Cavaliers have had the upper-hand, going 3-2. When looking back over the last ten head to head meetings between the Clippers and Cavaliers, the Clippers hold the edge with an ATS record of 6-4.
Across the last three head to head matchups between the Clippers and Cavaliers, the teams have averaged 228 points per game with an over/under record of 3-0. The last three times they have faced off with the Cavaliers as the home team, the OU record is 2-1.