LA Clippers vs Houston Rockets Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 01

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 01, 2022, 5:13 PM
  • The Clippers (30-31) are -6.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 228.5 points
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 8:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on SportsNet SW & BSSC

The LA Clippers visit Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm 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 31-32 against the spread, while the Rockets are 24-35 against the spread.

The Clippers vs Rockets Over/Under is 228.5 total points for the game.


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Clippers vs. Rockets Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
LA Clippers-6.5 -110O 228.5 -110-275
Houston Rockets +6.5 -110U 228.5 -110220

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

  • 31-32 against the Spread (-4.2 Units / -6.06% ROI)
  • 32-31 against the Moneyline (+3.6 Units / 3.35% ROI)
  • 30-32 against the Over for game total points (-5.15 Units / -7.44% ROI)
  • 32-30 against the Under for game total points (-1 Units / -1.44% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Moneyline in 15 of their last 29 games (+14.15 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 4Q Spread in 18 of their last 25 away games (+12.45 Units / 45% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the Team Total Under in 38 of their last 63 games (+11.01 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 1H Game Total Under in 36 of their last 61 games (+8.53 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have covered the 2H Moneyline in 13 of their last 22 away games (+8.38 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the Team Total Over in 24 of their last 63 games (-20.74 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1H Moneyline in 25 of their last 60 games (-16.77 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1H Game Total Over in 25 of their last 61 games (-14.66 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 61 games (-12.16 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The LA Clippers have only covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 63 games (-12.14 Units / -17% ROI)

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

  • 24-35 against the Spread (-14.5 Units / -21.97% ROI)
  • 15-45 against the Moneyline (-13.15 Units / -21.26% ROI)
  • 34-25 against the Over for game total points (+6.5 Units / 9.84% ROI)
  • 25-34 against the Under for game total points (-12.35 Units / -18.73% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 32 of their last 48 games (+15.46 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 29 of their last 43 games (+14.70 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 22 of their last 39 games (+7.61 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 45 games (+7.26 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 35 games (+5.85 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 15 of their last 49 games (-22.15 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 18 of their last 54 games (-20.60 Units / -35% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 16 of their last 58 games (-18.97 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 13 of their last 43 games (-18.85 Units / -40% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 17 of their last 51 games (-18.02 Units / -32% 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 - Tuesday's Game, Mar. 01

  • Garrison Mathews (Rockets): Mathews is questionable for Tuesday's (Mar. 1) game against the Clippers.
  • 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 Tuesday's (Mar. 1) 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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