New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/9/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/9/2021 – These teams located in different conferences are making a final push to improve their playoff position in this final stretch of the season. The New York Knicks are heading to the west to battle the Los Angeles Clippers this Sunday, May 9 and it will be played inside the halls of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. ESPN has the exclusive broadcast rights and the live telecast begins at 3:30 p.m. Eastern TIme. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Los Angeles Clippers having the home court advantage is seen at NBA lines to hold the edge over the New York Knicks.
New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/9/2021
New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/9/2021 Betting Odds
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks are trying to hold on to their position in the NBA Eastern Conference and seemed to stay afloat after losing back-to-back games. Their first one was against the Denver Nuggets and the most recent was a 23-point loss against the Phoenix Suns, 105-128. Julius Randle tried his best after contributing 24 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. RJ Barrett was not far behind with 23 points, eight rebounds, three assists and five three-pointers while Derrick Rose came off the bench with 17 points, six assists and four rebounds. Reggie Bullock tallied 12 points as a starter.
Players to watch: J. Randle PF 66 GP 66 GS 37.2 MIN 24.1 PTS 1.3 OR 9 DR 10.2 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 3.4 TO 3.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.16 PER
R. Barrett SG 67 GP 67 GS 34.7 MIN 17.7 PTS 1 OR 4.8 DR 5.8 REB 3 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.67 PER
D. Rose PG 31 GP 3 GS 26.4 MIN 14.4 PTS 0.3 OR 2.4 DR 2.7 REB 4.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 1.2 PF 3.3 AST/TO 18.46 PER.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting
The Los Angeles Clippers sent a message that they are playoff ready but defeating city rival LA Lakers by 24 points, 118-94. Paul George led the charge with 24 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three triples. Kawhi Leonard had a steady night doing just 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Ivica Zubac as the starting center held on his own with 14 points and eight rebounds. DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo came off the bench to do 11 points off the bench while Reggie Jackson tallied 10 points. The win propelled them to the third-best record in the NBA Western Conference.
Players to Watch: K. Leonard SF 49 GP 49 GS 34.2 MIN 25 PTS 1.1 OR 5.5 DR 6.6 REB 5.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 1.6 PF 2.5 AST/TO 26.32 PER
P. George SG 51 GP 51 GS 33.5 MIN 23.6 PTS 0.8 OR 5.8 DR 6.6 REB 5.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.3 TO 2.5 PF 1.6 AST/TO 21.39 PER
M. Morris Sr. SF 53 GP 25 GS 26.7 MIN 13.6 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 1.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 1 TO 2.1 PF 1.1 AST/TO 14.66 PER.
New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Clippers 5/9/2021 Betting Numbers
New York Knicks
New York are 15-3 ATS in their last 18 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
LA Clippers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
New York Knicks
Alec Burks SG Knee is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
Serge Ibaka PF Back is out indefinitely
New York Knicks vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Clippers are getting healthy and this team has a deep roster ready for the playoffs. They are the favored team to win in the top online sportsbook over the visiting New York Knicks.
Moneyline: The Knicks on this road game is getting an ML of +375 while the Clippers are at -500.
ATS: It is nine points on the ATS for this game with the Knicks getting +9 while the Clippers are set at -9.
TOTALs: The total pegged for both teams to reach is at 216 with the Clippers the team under and the Knicks are over.
Score Prediction: 114 – 108, Clippers