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

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
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -11.5 -110 -110 226.5 -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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Clippers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/13/2021 Hornets 113-90 LAC Yes Away -4.5 205.5 -275 225 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Raptors 115-96 LAC Yes Away -18.5 210.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/9/2021 Knicks 106-100 NY No Home +2.5 209.5 140 -165 Regular Season No Under
5/6/2021 Lakers 118-94 LAC Yes Home -20.5 207.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/4/2021 Raptors 105-100 LAC Yes Home -4.5 208.5 -190 155 Regular Season Yes Under
Clippers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 7-3 4-6-0 211.9 108.5 103.4 +3.8 35%

Clippers Injuries


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
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Rockets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/12/2021 Lakers 124-122 LAL No Away +1.5 253.5 400 -550 Regular Season No Under
5/10/2021 Trail Blazers 140-129 POR No Away +19.5 258.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/8/2021 Jazz 124-116 UTA No Away +19.5 238.5 1450 -5000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/7/2021 Bucks 141-133 MIL No Away +18.5 244.5 3000 -10000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/5/2021 76ers 135-115 PHI No Home +17.5 248.5 2800 -10000 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
1-9 5-5 8-2-0 244.3 116.5 127.8 -1.9 40.6%

Rockets Injuries


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)