The Houston Rockets broke an ATS losing streak against the Los Angeles Clippers last time out as those two teams meet on the hardwood on Thursday night in Game 6 of their best-of-seven second-round series at the Staples Center.
The Rockets cut the Clippers’ series lead to 3-2 on Tuesday night with a 124-103 win as a 3-point home underdog on the NBA odds at the online sportsbooks. Houston had earned just one SU win over the first four games of the series, with the Clippers having gone 4-0 ATS in those first four contests.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Houston Rockets betting line opened this morning as 8-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB
(including Bodog), while the total was hovering around 218.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.
Odds – VSB
prediction models pick the Clippers to win this game 113-108.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Houston Rockets have seen them go 62-30 and 53-39 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Los Angeles Clippers are at 63-31 and 45-49 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Clippers are 47-46-1, while the Houston Rockets are 48-44. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.
The Clippers – Rockets betting odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power rankings. Los Angeles is rated No. 4 in our latest Odds – VSB
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Los Angeles’s No. 19-rated NBA squad against Houston’s No. 11-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Los Angeles rates No. 5 in the league with 9.89 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 11.16 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 124-103 result against the Rockets on May 12. The Clippers failed to cover in that game as a -3-point favorite, while the 227 combined points took the game OVER the total.
- Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- Houston is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 5 games
- Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- LA Clippers is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- LA Clippers is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
- The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Clippers’s last 5 games
- LA Clippers is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Houston home to Los Angeles, Sunday, May 17th