Knicks at Clippers 3/20/17 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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New York Knicks vs. Los Angeles Clippers
NBA: 10:30 PM EST
Mar. 20, 2017
Looking ahead, the Clippers have finally made their great effort and took a big win yesterday against the Cavaliers who played without the big three. The Clippers are now 41-29 this season and are looking to improve their record this season. The Clippers are 22-11 at home and have won 5 of the last 10 games. The Clippers haven’t been able to cover the spread as often as the Clippers are 17-16 at home and 34-36 overall.
The Knicks, on the other hand, are completely terrible and have lost 7 of the last 10 games. Moreover, the Knicks have a terrible 11-24 record on the road this season while being unable to cover the spread with a 16-19 record against the spread. Moreover, the Knicks are 27-42 this season overall and will try to take things a little further and look better than at the moment.
The Knicks have been terrible and numbers are there to prove it, the Knicks have scored 105.3 points per game this season, but have been terrible defensively allowing 108.6 points per game overall. As visitors, the Knicks have scored only 104.9 points per game and have kept the same lousy defense that has allowed 108.6 points per game this season.
At home, the Clippers have played fairly well, scoring 108.4 points per game while the team has kept their defense at only 104.7 points per game this season. Overall, the Clippers are the 7th best offense scoring 107.7 points per game and are allowing the same 104.7 points per game this season. Blake Griffin is the overall leader in the roster, scoring 21.3 points per game with the looks of Chris Paul with 9.3 assists and DeAndre Jordan with 13.6 rebounds.
Recent Betting Trends:
Favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Knicks are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Free Betting Pick: NY Knicks +11
Both teams are doing almost exactly opposite, as the Knicks have been trending downwards and will look to avoid looking any worse. The Clippers, on the other hand, are looking to gain some momentum in order to get to the playoffs with a good and strong team. Tonight, expect both teams to play fairly well, but it will be impossible for the Knicks to take the win as they get pulverized. Final Score prediction, Los Angeles Clippers win but fall short ATS 112-103.