Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Clippers Free Total Pick
- Updated: May 2, 2014
Time: 10:30 PM EST Saturday May3, 2014, TNT
Location: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles, California
The L.A. Clippers host the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 in a Western Conference playoff series.
In their last games: In Game 6 the Warriors beat the Clippers 100-99.
In Game 6 the Warriors did not have a great shooting night, but they played solid defense and held the Clippers to a FG% of only 36.8%.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
In the last 8 games between these 2 teams in L.A. the total has gone Over 7 times.
The Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games against the Warriors.
The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 games between these 2 teams.
Point Spread: L.A. Clippers -7
Total Line: 209.5
Money Line: Warriors +280 / Clippers -340
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Golden State Warriors: 54-34 SU 45-40-3 ATS
L.A. Clippers: 60-28 SU 48-39-1 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• GS is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
• GS is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
• GS has an Over record of 5-0 in their last 5 road games.
• LA is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
• LA is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
• LA has an Over record of 5-0 in their last 5 home games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
Golden State Warriors: 94.60
L.A. Clippers: 96.94
Key Player Injuries
Jermaine O’Neal C Sidelined May 1 knee Day-to-day
Nemanja Nedovic G Sidelined Apr 20 calf Day-to-day
Andrew Bogut C Sidelined Apr 13 ribs Doubtful for playoffs
Festus Ezeli C Sidelined Jun 13 knee surgery Day-to-day
Hedo Turkoglu G/F Sidelined Apr 29 back Day-to-day
Matt Barnes G/F Sidelined Apr 8 toe Day-to-day
Four of the six games have gone over the total including all three played at the Staples Center. The two teams have scored a total of 666 points in the 3 games hosted by the Clippers for an average of 222 points per game. With the total line expected to come in around 211 there is a ton of value in an over play. Take the OVER 209.5.