Clippers vs Lakers Prediction and Odds
Clippers vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: The Statistics slightly favor the Lakers over the Clippers in this game.
The LA Clippers will play the LA Lakers on the road on Tuesday night at Crypto.com Arena. Both teams are coming off a win in their Previous Matchups. The Clippers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 112-98 on the road. The Lakers also showed their class in a comeback 121-112 win over the Portland Trailblazers on the road.
This will be the third meeting between both sides, The first two meetings has been dominated by the Clippers.
Clippers vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: Last 5 Games Analysis
The Clippers have won two of its last 5 road games.
The Clippers’ two victories came against the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs. The three losses came against the Utah Jazz, Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets. LA Clippers have an overall away record of 12-13
In the last 5 away games
- The LA Clippers have scored 110.4 points per game.
- The LA Clippers have conceded 120.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1
The Lakers have won 2 of the last 5 home fixtures.
The Lakers’ two wins came against Memphis Grizzlies and the Houston Rockets. The three defeats came against the Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, and the Dallas Mavericks. The LA Lakers are 12-11 at home.
In the last 5 home games
- The LA Lakers have scored 120.0 points per game.
- The LA Lakers have conceded 120.2 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 2
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
Both teams won their last fixture and have a Parity on Momentum in the Stats.
Clippers vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: Offense and Defense Comparisons
During the current season, the LA Clippers have averaged 109.7 points. They shot 46.5% from the field and 37.5% from the 3-point line. The Clippers have the 2nd-lowest rank in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 110.7.
The LA Lakers have maintained a scoring rate of 118.0 points so far. In shooting, they played with a success rate of 48.5% in field goals and 33.7% in 3-pointers. With an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 113.6, the Lakers rank 13th in the offense.
The LA Lakers are ahead in the offense.
The LA Clippers have conceded 110.5 points per game. They played with an average of 43.8 rebounds per game, The average number of steals per game is currently at 6.6 while the average number of blocks per game stands at 4.5. The Clippers are ranked 10th in defense with an adjusted defensive rating of 112.7.
The LA Lakers have allowed 118.0 points per game thus far. They maintain an average of 44.1 rebounds along with 6.6 steals and 4.7 blocks per game. The Lakers are ranked 18th in defense with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.3.
The Clippers have been the better defensive side as compared to the Lakers.
Clippers vs Lakers Odds
- LA Clippers: 54.3%
- LA Lakers: 45.7%
Clippers vs Lakers Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
Will the Clippers stay hot on the road?
The Clippers are on a two-game winning run away from home with victories against the likes of the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Mavericks. In its previous two games, the Clippers’ offense showed promise. Against the Spurs and the Dallas Mavericks, the Clippers scored 131 and 112 points, respectively. The Clippers made 30 out of 31 free throws, which had a significant impact on the outcome of the game despite their typically dismal free throw shooting performance—they managed just 76 percent from the line all season. Paul George scored 21, Kawhi Leonard added 30, and Norman Powell added 19 points off the bench.
Are the Lakers Back to their best?
The Lakers are currently enjoying a two-game winning streak and have looked excellent in their previous two games. The Lakers have defeated the Red-Hot Grizzlies and the competitive Portland Trail Blazers. In its last game, the Lakers defeated the Trail-Blazers in a vital game to move ahead of them in the standings and improve to 22-25 on the season. LeBron James led the way with a performance of 37 points, while Thomas Bryant had a strong rebound game with a career-high 31 points and 14 rebounds.
This game was dominated by the Trail Blazers for most of it and they had a commanding lead of 25 points going into the second half. But the Lakers’ second-half demolition led the way to outscore the Trail Blazers 121-112 making their best comeback of the season.
Lakers vs Clippers Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
There have been 233 regular season games between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers. With 150 wins, the Lakers have a slight advantage over the Clippers who have won 83 matches.
If we check out the last 5 matchups, The Clippers have been pretty dominant and won all five matches.
The previous clash took place in the current season on 09 November 2022. The LA Clippers won that game with a score of 114-101.
Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)
- Number of home games won by the LA Lakers: 0
- Number of away games won by the LA Clippers: 2
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 217.2
- Average Number of Points scored by the Lakers: 104.2
- Average Number of Points scored by the Clippers: 113.0
Lakers vs Clippers Prediction: Players to Watch Out
LeBron James (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 29.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.4 | Assists Per Game: 6.8
Russell Westbrook (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 15.4 | Assists Per Game: 7.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.4
Lonnie Walker IV (Guard)
Points Per Game: 14.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.3 | Assists Per Game: 1.4
Paul George (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 23.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.9 | Assists Per Game: 5.3
Kawhi Leonard (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 20.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.1 | Assists Per Game: 3.8
Norman Powell (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 16.4 | Assists Per Game: 1.7 | Steals Per Game: 0.8
Clippers vs Lakers Winner Prediction
- The LA Lakers will be starting as home favorites.
- The Lakers have an advantage in the offense department but the Clippers lead in defense.
- The Lakers lead over the Clippers in overall head-to-head stats.
- Final Prediction: Lakers have an advantage but it is poised to be a close contest
This game is expected to be a riveting contest between both sides. Both are coming off two wins. This game is too close to call but we believe, The Lakers’ offense finding that cutting edge in the last two matches can swing this game in their favor.