Clippers at Warriors 4/15/19 - NBA Playoffs Picks & Predictions
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Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors
NBA: 10:30 PM EST
Apr. 15, 2019
Pacific Division rivals will clash on Monday night, when the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors play Game Two of their best-of-seven first round series. On Saturday, Los Angeles was outscored by 13 points during the first half of a 121-104 road loss. The Clippers turned the ball over 19 times and shot just 40 percent from the field.
Montrezl Harrell tallied a team high 26 points on 11-for-15 shooting in 30 minutes off the Los Angeles bench. Lou Williams added 25 points and nine assists for the Clippers.
The defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors looked impressive in their postseason debut and have a chance to make it four titles in five seasons. In Game One, Golden State exploded for 69 points during the first half and never looked back. The Warriors outrebounded the Clippers by a 53-40 margin and connected on 14-for-30 from the three-point line.
Golden State G Steph Curry poured in a game high 38 points to go along with 15 rebounds and seven assists. Draymond Green chipped in 17 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists for the Warriors.
Recent Betting Trends:
Clippers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
Warriors are 26-9 ATS in their last 35 Conference Quarterfinals games.
Over is 9-2 in Clippers last 11 vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
Under is 9-2 in Warriors last 11 home games.
Over is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings.
Free Betting Pick: OVER 230.5
Los Angeles G Patrick Beverley and Golden State F Kevin Durant were ejected late in the fourth quarter for going at each other for most of the game. These two teams combined to turn the ball over 40 times in the series opener. Look for a much more efficient game to be played on Monday and for the over to cash. Final Score Prediction, Golden State Warriors win in high scoring over game 126-112.