Los Angeles Clippers vs. New York Knicks NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 9, 2021

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The Los Angeles Clippers (45-22) host the New York Knicks (37-30) in a matchup of Pacific Division teams at Staples Center, starting at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, May 9, 2021. The Knicks are 8-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The matchup's point total is set at 216.5.

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Clippers vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -8 -110 -110 216.5 -115 -105

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Point Total Insights

  • In Los Angeles' matchups this season, the Clippers and their opponents have exceeded Sunday's total of 216.5 points 42 times (62.7% of opportunities).
  • In 27 out of New York's 67 games this season (40.3%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the total in Sunday's matchup.
  • The Clippers average 114.2 points per game against the Knicks' 107.2, amounting to 4.9 points over the contest's over/under of 216.5.
  • The 213.1 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 3.4 fewer than the 216.5 total in this contest.
  • On average, the Clippers have seen a 222.2 over/under in their games this season, 5.7 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Knicks' games have an over/under of 212.3 points this season, 4.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 37-28 record against the spread this year.
  • The Clippers' record against the spread as at least an 8-point favorite is below .500 at 10-11.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in 55.4% of games (36 out of 65 matchups).

Clippers Key Players

  • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers scoring 25.0 points per game.
  • Paul George leads Los Angeles with 5.2 assists a game and Ivica Zubac paces the squad with 7.3 rebounds per outing.
  • George is the top three-point shooter for the Clippers, knocking down 3.2 per game.
  • Los Angeles' steals leader is Leonard, who grabs 1.6 per game. Serge Ibaka leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a game.

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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
5/6/2021 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
5/1/2021 Nuggets 110-104 DEN Yes Home -1.5 206.5 -115 -105 Regular Season No Over
4/28/2021 Suns 109-101 PHO No Away +10.5 220.5 475 -650 Regular Season Yes Under
4/26/2021 Pelicans 120-103 NO No Away +8.5 222.5 350 -450 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 6-4 4-6-0 216.2 109.7 106.5 +2.8 35.6%

Clippers Injuries

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

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Knicks Betting Data

  • New York has a 39-26 record against the spread, covering in 60% of their outings.
  • The Knicks have fared well as an 8-point underdog, going 6-1 against the spread when they are at least 8-point underdogs.
  • New York has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 41.5% of matchups this year (27 out of 65 contests).

Knicks Key Players

  • Julius Randle paces the Knicks scoring, rebounding and assists leaderboards, knotching 24.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game.
  • Reggie Bullock is reliable from deep and leads the Knicks with 2.4 made threes per game.
  • Nerlens Noel's steals (1.1 steals per game) and blocks (2.2 blocks per game) pace New York defensively.

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Knicks Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Knicks Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/7/2021 Suns 128-105 PHO No Away +1.5 228.5 110 -135 Regular Season No Over
5/5/2021 Nuggets 113-97 DEN No Away +13.5 214.5 - - Regular Season No Under
5/3/2021 Grizzlies 118-104 NY Yes Away -3.5 234.5 -200 165 Regular Season Yes Under
5/2/2021 Rockets 122-97 NY Yes Away -14.5 217.5 -1600 900 Regular Season Yes Over
4/28/2021 Bulls 113-94 NY Yes Home -11.5 201.5 -10000 2800 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 6-4-0 224.6 115.3 109.3 -2.4 35.5%

Knicks Injuries

Knicks: Mitchell Robinson: Out (Ankle), Alec Burks: Day To Day (Knee), Immanuel Quickley: Day To Day (Ankle)

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