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Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Online NBA Betting Picks

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Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Picks

The year’s online NBA betting playoff action kicks off this weekend with a flurry of enticing contests. One of the more intriguing matchups from the first round has to be the Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors pairing. The Clippers had a decent season and were able to sneak into the playoffs with the final 8th seed berth. The Warriors on the other hand, were once again the top team from the West and are eager to begin postseason play. So what do the NBA sports betting odds have to say about this matchup?

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors – Saturday, April 13th     

When: 7:00 pm ET

Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California

TV: ABC

Stream: ABC Sports, NBA League Pass

Online NBA Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Clippers +12½ (-110) 232 (-110) +635
Warriors -12½ (-110) 232 (-110) -970
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Los Angeles Clippers          

The Clippers turned in a 48-34 record this season to finish 2nd in the Pacific Division but 8th overall in the Western Conference. Additionally, Los Angeles posted a 3-3 record in their final 6 games of the season. With that in mind, it’s clear that they don’t bring much momentum into this evening’s matchup. Therefore, it comes as no surprise to see tonight’s online NBA betting odds favor Golden State over the Clippers. Additionally, the Clippers are 2-8 in their last 10 matches against the Warriors, so there’s no real reason to think they can pick up this road win. Numbers wise the Clippers are at quite a disadvantage. Although they did rank 5th overall in scoring, their defense finished 25th in the NBA. Considering they’re facing the league’s 2nd best scoring offense, we can guess how this will turn out tonight.

Players to Watch: Tobias Harris (20.9 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 2.7 apg), Lou Williams (20.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 5.4 apg), and Danilo Gallinari (19.8 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.6 apg).

Golden State Warriors   

The Warriors turned in another highly successful season this year. This time around the club finished 57-25 to win the Western Conference. All in all it wasn’t that tight of a finish as the Denver Nuggets faltered near the end and ended up 3 whole games behind the Warriors. Now Golden State is eager to prove that they are once again the best team in the conference. And since LeBron didn’t make the playoff cut, it’s looking like Golden State should have a fairly easy road to the top.

Players to Watch: Stephen Curry (27.3 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 5.2 apg), Kevin Durant (26.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 5.9 apg), and Klay Thompson (21.5 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 2.4 apg).

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of LA Clippers’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Golden State
  • LA Clippers is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Golden State
  • LA Clippers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 9 of Golden State’s last 11 games when playing LA Clippers
  • Golden State is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing LA Clippers
  • Golden State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing LA Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors matchup? All things considered, Golden State is the only way to bet here. The money line offers some decent considering the matchup. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 120-110 Golden State.