Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 14, 2021

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BetMGM Aug 17, 2021, 5:03 PM

The Houston Rockets (16-54) are heavy underdogs (+11.5) as they try to end a seven-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Clippers (47-23) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Toyota Center. The contest airs on SportsNet SW. The matchup has a point total of 226.5.

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Clippers vs Rockets Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Clippers-11.5-110-110226.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Los Angeles' matchups this season, the Clippers and their opponents have gone over Friday's total of 226.5 points 27 times (38.6% of opportunities).
  • 31 Houston games this year (44.3% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Friday's total of 226.5 points.
  • The point total for the game of 226.5 is 3.7 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Clippers (114 points per game) and the Rockets (108.8 points per game).
  • This matchup's over/under is 2.4 fewer points than the 224.1 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Clippers have seen a 221.5 average over/under in their games this season, 5.0 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 1.1 points more than the average over/under in Rockets' games this season (225.4 points).

Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 39-29 record against the spread this season.
  • When they play as at least 11.5-point favorites, the Clippers have a record ATS of 4-5.
  • Los Angeles has hit the over the majority of the time, in 37 of 68 games (54.4%).

Clippers Key Players

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who contributes 24.8 points per game.
  • Paul George leads Los Angeles with 5.2 assists per game and Ivica Zubac paces the squad with 7.4 rebounds per contest.
  • George is the top three-point shooter for the Clippers, knocking down 3.2 per game.
  • Leonard leads the team with 1.6 steals per game. Serge Ibaka collects 1.2 blocks an outing to pace Los Angeles.

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Clippers Last 10 Games

Clippers Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalClippers MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/13/2021Hornets113-90 LACYesAway-4.5205.5-275225Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/11/2021Raptors115-96 LACYesAway-18.5210.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/9/2021Knicks106-100 NYNoHome+2.5209.5140-165Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/6/2021Lakers118-94 LACYesHome-20.5207.5-100003300Regular SeasonYesOver
5/4/2021Raptors105-100 LACYesHome-4.5208.5-190155Regular SeasonYesUnder
Clippers Last 10 Games
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
6-47-34-6-0211.9108.5103.4+3.835%

Clippers Injuries

Clippers:Amir Coffey: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),Serge Ibaka: Out (Back)

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Rockets Betting Data

  • Houston has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 25-39 ATS.
  • In the majority of Houston's games this season, the teams have not hit the over (31 out of 64 games, 48.4%).

Rockets Key Players

  • The Rockets' leader in scoring and rebounding is Christian Wood with 21.0 points and 9.6 rebounds per game.
  • Houston's assist leader is John Wall with 6.9 per game. He also records 20.6 points per game and tacks on 3.2 rebounds per game.
  • Armoni Brooks hits 2.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Rockets.
  • Houston's leader in steals is Jae'Sean Tate (1.3 per game), and its leader in blocks is Wood (1.2 per game).

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Rockets Last 10 Games

Rockets Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalRockets MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/12/2021Lakers124-122 LALNoAway+1.5253.5400-550Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/10/2021Trail Blazers140-129 PORNoAway+19.5258.53300-10000Regular SeasonYesOver
5/8/2021Jazz124-116 UTANoAway+19.5238.51450-5000Regular SeasonYesOver
5/7/2021Bucks141-133 MILNoAway+18.5244.53000-10000Regular SeasonYesOver
5/5/202176ers135-115 PHINoHome+17.5248.52800-10000Regular SeasonNoOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
1-95-58-2-0244.3116.5127.8-1.940.6%

Rockets Injuries

Rockets:Christian Wood: Out (Ankle),David Nwaba: Out (Wrist),Dante Exum: Out (Calf),Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),Avery Bradley: Out (Personal),Danuel House Jr.: Out (Ankle),Sterling Brown: Out (Knee),John Wall: Out For Season (Hamstring),Kevin Porter Jr.: Out (Ankle),D.J. Wilson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

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