LA Clippers vs Houston Rockets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Feb. 27

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Feb 27, 2022, 5:18 PM
  • The Clippers (30-31) are -6.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 229.5 points
  • Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on SportsNet SW & BSSC

The LA Clippers visit Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Houston.

The Clippers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -6.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Clippers are 31-31 against the spread, while the Rockets are 23-35 against the spread.

The Clippers vs Rockets Over/Under is 229.5 total points for the game.


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Clippers vs. Rockets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
LA Clippers-6.5 -110O 229.5 -110-275
Houston Rockets +6.5 -110U 229.5 -110220

Against the spread this NBA season, the Clippers have gone:

  • 31-31 against the Spread (-3.1 Units / -4.55% ROI)
  • 31-31 against the Moneyline (+2.6 Units / 2.48% ROI)
  • 30-31 against the Over for game total points (-4.05 Units / -5.94% ROI)
  • 31-30 against the Under for game total points (-2 Units / -2.93% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Moneyline in 14 of their last 28 games (+13.15 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 4Q Spread in 17 of their last 24 away games (+11.45 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Team Total Under in 37 of their last 62 games (+10.01 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 3Q Spread in 19 of their last 28 games (+9.11 Units / 30% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 35 of their last 60 games (+7.53 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the Team Total Over in 24 of their last 62 games (-19.57 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 25 of their last 60 games (-13.48 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 60 games (-11.06 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 49 games (-10.72 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1Q Spread in 25 of their last 59 games (-9.06 Units / -14% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Rockets have gone:

  • 23-35 against the Spread (-15.5 Units / -23.88% ROI)
  • 15-44 against the Moneyline (-12.15 Units / -19.97% ROI)
  • 34-24 against the Over for game total points (+7.6 Units / 11.7% ROI)
  • 24-34 against the Under for game total points (-13.35 Units / -20.59% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 47 games (+16.56 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 29 of their last 42 games (+15.80 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 38 games (+8.76 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 44 games (+8.33 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 34 games (+6.95 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 17 of their last 53 games (-21.60 Units / -37% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 15 of their last 48 games (-21.05 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 12 of their last 42 games (-19.85 Units / -43% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 16 of their last 50 games (-19.02 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Spread in 8 of their last 32 games (-18.40 Units / -52% ROI)

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LA Clippers: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Rockets

The Clippers are 17-5 (.773) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .570

The Clippers were 20-2 (.909) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .782

The Clippers were 38-9 (.809) when scoring 110 or more points last season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .677

The Clippers were 29-12 (.707) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

Houston Rockets: Keys to the Game vs. the LA Clippers

The Rockets are 11-43 (.200) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Rockets are 8-32 (.200) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Rockets were 1-15 (.062) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .512

The Rockets were 6-32 (.158) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Injury Report: Rockets vs. Clippers - Sunday's Game, Feb. 27

  • Usman Garuba (Rockets): Garuba will undergo surgery and will miss 6-8 weeks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN>
  • Kevin Porter Jr. (Rockets): Porter Jr. is questionable for Sunday's (Feb. 27) game against the Clippers.
  • Norman Powell (Clippers): The Clippers announced that Powell is out indefinitely.
  • Paul George (Clippers): George is going to be out a few more weeks as the team gives his right elbow more time to rest, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Kawhi Leonard (Clippers): Leonard is ahead of schedule on his ACL rehab and could return this season yet, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
  • Jason Preston (Clippers): Preston had right foot surgery and is expected to miss a significant part of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowksi of ESPN.
  • Jay Scrubb (Clippers): Scrubb will undergo season-ending surgery, according to Law Murray of The Athletic.

LA Clippers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Clippers shot 41% from three (1,027/2,498) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

The Clippers averaged 0.56 points per possession (4,058 points/7,582 possessions) in the second half last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Clippers have 18.8 free throw attempts per game this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Clippers shot 41% from three (512/1,253) in the first half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 37%

Houston Rockets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have averaged 16.3 turnovers per game (751 turnovers/46 games) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Rockets have 24.5 free throw attempts per game this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Rockets have a 29% free throw rate (1,129 free throw attempts/3,941 field goal attempts) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

The Rockets have an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,052 assists/ 751 TOs) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

LA Clippers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Clippers averaged 4.1 blocks per game (295 blocks/72 games) last season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Clippers have 352 steals this season — 9th most among NBA teams

The Clippers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (233 blocks/55 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

Houston Rockets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have blocked 304 shots on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams


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