Clippers vs. Rockets: A High-Flying Showdown of Western Titans!

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Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers

39W-21L

Los Angeles Clippers

March 06, 2024

08:30PM EST

Odds: 222.5 o/u

Rockets

27W-34L

Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets

Well hoop-heads, it’s time to get those fantasy lineups locked and loaded. Tonight, we’ve got the 39W-21L Los Angeles Clippers, who are just about breathing down the necks of the Western conference leaders, packing their bags and heading to the Toyota Center. They’re squaring up against the 27W-34L Houston Rockets, who are still trying to rocket their way out of a 9.5 game hole in the same conference. Tipoff’s at 08:30PM EST, so grab your popcorn, your beverage of choice, and buckle up for some high-flying NBA action. The over/under’s been set at a tempting 222.5, with the Clippers strutting in at -6.5 and the Rockets holding down the fort at 6.5. The Rockets are still riding high off their recent 114-101 victory over SAS, while the Clippers are looking to bounce back from their 106-113 stumble against MIL. It’s going to be a clash of titans, folks, and you won’t want to miss a second of it!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 06, 2024 08:30PM EST
Location: Toyota Center, Houston

Vegas Odds

LAC ML HOU ML Over/Under Line
Open -260 +215 224.5 -6.5/6.5
Recent -195 +165 222.5 -6.5/6.5
Difference +65 -50 -2.0

Team Performance

lac Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
17W-13L

66.1% Win Probability

hou Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
20W-10L

33.9% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
11/17/23 Houston Rockets HOU 23 27 27 23 100 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 29 19 31 27 106
01/15/23 Houston Rockets HOU 30 33 27 10 100 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 31 31 29 30 121
11/14/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 31 27 31 33 122 Over
Houston Rockets HOU 23 23 32 28 106
11/02/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 34 22 30 23 109 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 24 29 26 22 101
10/31/22 Houston Rockets HOU 23 29 24 17 93 Under
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 30 21 22 22 95
03/01/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 29 20 40 24 113 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 27 23 25 25 100
02/27/22 Los Angeles Clippers LAC 19 27 28 25 99 Under
Houston Rockets HOU 28 22 30 18 98
02/17/22 Houston Rockets HOU 27 32 20 32 111 Over
Los Angeles Clippers LAC 36 35 36 35 142

Starting Lineups

Clippers Notable Injuries

  • Russell Westbrook (PG): Avg: 11.1pts, 5.1reb, 4.4ast, 22.6 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 3.2
  • Moussa Diabate (C): Avg: 2.6pts, 2.2reb, 0.4ast, 5.8 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 1.1
  • P.J. Tucker (PF/C): Avg: 1.2pts, 2.8reb, 0.5ast, 15.1 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Brandon Boston Jr. (SG): Avg: 3.3pts, 0.7reb, 0.3ast, 6.4 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Kobe Brown (PF): Avg: 1.7pts, 1.3reb, 0.4ast, 8.1 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 0.4
  • Joshua Primo (SG): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.0ast, 5.1 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 2.2

Rockets Notable Injuries

  • Nate Williams (PG): Avg: 3.1pts, 1.0reb, 0.6ast, 7.3 minutes. Last game: 02/22/24. Impact: 1.2

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Clippers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #4 #11 #14 #5 -12.9%
PF #18 #18 #16 #20 3.4%
PG #27 #25 #21 #28 13.0%
SF #23 #15 #24 #21 3.9%
SG #15 #14 #17 #15 -1.8%

Rockets Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #29 #27 #19 #30 19.6%
PF #11 #24 #8 #16 -0.1%
PG #30 #16 #18 #29 13.2%
SF #14 #29 #27 #28 9.0%
SG #5 #19 #1 #4 -7.9%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
113.2
110.4
Rebounds per Game
40.6
50.1
Assists per Game
24.7
22.3
Steals per Game
7.2
8.2
Blocks per Game
3.5
4.8
Shots per Game
86.6
94.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.4
12.7
2-Pt Percentage per Game
54.0
48.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.7
33.4
Turnovers per Game
12.8
14.2
Fouls per Game
16.3
20.2

Recent Trends

  • Jalen Green (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 42.4% to 38.5, 27.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Terance Mann (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 40.1% to 20.1, 33.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Mason Plumlee (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.5% to 14.6, 11.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Joshua Primo (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 49.3% to 11.6, 22.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Amen Thompson (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 30.6% to 16.5, 23.9 min average previous 3 games.
  • Russell Westbrook (PG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.3% to 15.3, 23.3 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Clippers recently lost a game, but have no significant streak. The Rockets have a 1-game winning streak at home. Overall, they are on a 2-game winning streak.
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