Cleveland Cavaliers vs. L.A. Clippers Over Under Total Pick
- Updated: March 16, 2014
Time: 9:30 PM EST Sunday March 16, 2014, NBATV
Location: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California
The L.A. Clippers host the Cleveland Cavaliers in a non-conference match up.
In their last games: The Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 103-94 and the Clippers beat the Utah Jazz 96-87.
In their win over Golden State Cleveland overcame a 18-point first half deficit to win to snap a 6-game losing streak to the Warriors. For the game they shot 48.8% from the floor and a 3-pt FG% of 45.5%
In their win over Utah the Clippers outscored the Jazz by 13 points in the 3rd quarter for the game shot 48.7% from the floor.
Earlier this season in Cleveland the Cavaliers beat the Clippers 88-82.
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Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
The Cavaliers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against the Clippers.
In the last 5 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Under 4 times.
The Clippers are the hottest team in the league winners of 10 straight.
In the earlier loss this season at Cleveland the Clippers had their lowest scoring game of the season (82 points) and shot a season worst 32.2% from the field.
While the Cavaliers are only 4-6 in their last 10 games they have won 2 straight.
Point Spread: – L.A Clippers -11
Total Line: 206.5
Money Line: Cavaliers Off / Clippers Off
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Cleveland Cavaliers: 26-40 SU 30-36 ATS
L.A. Clippers: 47-20 SU 38-28-1 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• CLE is 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games.
• CLE is 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a S.U. win.
• CLE has an Under record if 5-2-1 in their last 8 road games.
• LA is 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
• LA is 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record.
• LA has an Under record of 3-0-1 in their last 4 games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
Cleveland Cavaliers: 85.88
L.A. Clippers: 97.20
Key Player Injuries
[G] 01/28/2014 – Carrick Felix out indefinitely ( Knee )
[G] 02/24/2014 – C.J. Miles out indefinitely ( Ankle )
[F] 03/10/2014 – Anthony Bennett out indefinitely ( Knee )
[G] 03/15/2014 – Chris Paul injured last game, probable Sunday vs. Cleveland ( Ankle )
[F] 03/15/2014 – Blake Griffin probable Sunday vs. Cleveland ( Back )
[G] 03/15/2014 – Jamal Crawford doubtful Sunday vs. Cleveland ( Calf )
[G] 02/17/2014 – J.J. Redick out indefinitely ( Hip )
Over/Under Total Pick:
The Cavaliers may need to score 100 points to send this game over the total. Cleveland is coming off of back to back games of 100+ points but have strung together 3 in regulation only once this season. The Clippers on an under tear with 7 of their 8 games landing under the posted line.
Take the UNDER 206.5.