Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: Statistical Analysis
Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: The LA Clippers are expected to win the upcoming game against the San Antonio Spurs as per the latest prediction.
An exciting contest is lined up for the weekend as the San Antonio Spurs are set to lock horns with the LA Clippers on Saturday night. It won’t be easy for the Spurs to avoid their fourth consecutive loss when they meet the Clippers in the upcoming game. In the last fixture, they faced a crushing 112-130 defeat to the Sacramento Kings.
The LA Clippers will aim to strengthen their position in the top half of the Western Conference when they host the Spurs at the Crypto.com Arena in the next game. The Clippers have looked in good form in the recent matchups. They are coming off a 96-91 win over the Detroit Pistons in the last fixture.
The Spurs are currently on a losing streak of 3 games.
The Spurs played well till the initial phase of the third quarter of the last game against the Kings. The score was tied at 82 with 1:36 remaining. A 24-7 run from Sacramento just after that put the Spurs on the back foot. It became nearly impossible for the Spurs to close the gap with just one quarter in hand. They finally lost the game with a margin of 18 points.
Devin Vassell was the top performer for the Spurs. He finished with 29 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists. Keita-Bates Diop gave a decent contribution of 16 points with 4 rebounds.
Leonard’s return helped the Clippers register an important win in the last game.
It was a low-scoring thriller that ended with the Clippers’ win in the last clash with the Pistons. It was a poor start from the Clippers as they were trailing by 15 points in the first quarter. Lue’s men got the lead for the first time in the late third quarter, thanks to the 3-pointer by Terance Mann. They outscored the Pistons in the fourth quarter to register a win by a margin of 5 points.
Reggie Jackson turned out to be the leading scorer for the Clippers with 23 points. He also added 3 rebounds and 3 assists. Kawhi Leonard played his first game of the season after recovering from injury. He helped the Clippers stage a game-winning rally in the last quarter. Leonard finished with 6 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists.
Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: Recent Form
San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs had a disappointing campaign so far. They are currently at 6-10 in the 13th position in the Western Conference. The recent performance does not look good as the Spurs lost 4 of the last 5 matchups. They have maintained an ordinary record of 3-5 in both home and away games this season.
The LA Clippers have struggled with consistency this season. They are currently at 9-7 in the 9th position in the Western Conference. The Clippers won 3 of the last 5 fixtures. At home, they got a record of 4-4 till now. The away record stands at 5-3 in the current season.
Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: Winning Odds
The Spurs can rely on their offense which has looked good this season. The Clippers, on the other hand, failed to make a solid impact on the offense. The defensive stats of both teams look decent.
The Clippers got the better of the Spurs in their last meeting two weeks back and gave them a home defeat. They will look to repeat the same performance on Saturday. Keldon Johnson is averaging 22.7 points per game for the Spurs. The Clippers will hope for another dominating play from Paul George. George’s current scoring rate is 23.8 points per game.
As per FiveThirtyEight, the LA Clippers have a higher probability of winning this contest.
- San Antonio Spurs: 24%
- LA Clippers: 76%
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Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: Team Stats
San Antonio Spurs
- The San Antonio Spurs played with a scoring rate of 112.0 points per game this season. They got a success rate of 47.1% in field goals and 36.8% in 3-pointers. The average number of assists per game stands at 28.9 per game.
- The Spurs rebounded with an average of 41.8 per game. The averages of steals and blocks per game are currently at 7.3 and 4.9 respectively.
- The LA Clippers maintained a very low scoring average of 104.4 points per game this season. They got a success rate of 47.2% from the field and 36.4% from the 3-point line. They got an average of 21.6 assists per game.
- In the defense, the Clippers played with an average of 43.1 rebounds per game along with 6.9 steals and 5.0 blocks per game.
Spurs vs Clippers Head-to-Head Stats
There have been 181 regular season games in NBA history. The Spurs have dominated as they secured 132 wins, while the Clippers could win only 49 games.
If we check out the last 5 meetings, 3 games were won by the Clippers and 2 by the Spurs. The previous meeting took place in the current season on 4 November 2022. The LA Clippers won that game with a score of 113-106.
Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: Players to Watch Out
San Antonio Spurs
Keldon Johnson (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 22.7 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Assists Per Game: 3.6
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Devin Vassell (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 20.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 3.8 | Assists Per Game: 3.3
Jakob Poeltl (Center)
Points Per Game: 13.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.9 | Assists Per Game: 3.7
Paul George (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 23.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.3 | Assists Per Game: 4.5
Marcus Morris Sr. (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 15.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.7 | Assists Per Game: 2.2
John Wall (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 12.2 | Assists Per Game: 4.9 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Spurs vs Clippers Injuries
San Antonio Spurs
- Doug Mcdermott (Small Forward)
- Keldon Johnson (Small Forward)
- Malaki Branham (Guard)
- Romeo Langford (Shooting Guard)
- Zach Collins (Power Forward)
- Blake Wesley (Guard)
- Luke Kennard (Shooting Guard)
Spurs vs Clippers Prediction: Predicted Winner
It will be a difficult challenge for the San Antonio Spurs to secure an away win after 3 back-to-back losses. They need to reflect on the last defeat against the Clippers and plan their tactics in a better way. On the other hand, the LA Clippers are a stronger side as per the current form. They would like to take advantage of the out-of-form Spurs and secure an important win on Saturday. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Clippers for this game.