There’s never any shortage of bad blood between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers, and the heated rivals will tangle for the first time in the 2015 NBA season in Tinsel Town Saturday night. Houston overcame a 3-1 series deficit in the second round of the playoffs last year en route to prematurely dispatching the Clips 4-2 to advance to the Western Conference Finals.
- The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
- The underdog is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
- The Clippers are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 home games.
There’s never any shortage of scoring when the pair of Western Conference powers collide. In the last seven regular season meetings between the clubs, the OVER has gone 6-1.
L.A. (4-1 SU, 3-2 ATS) has won its first three home games straight up but have covered the spread only once during that span.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Houston Rockets betting line opened this morning as 7.5-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.
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds – VSB
pick a 110-101 result in favor of the Clippers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Clippers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Houston Rockets will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Los Angeles Clippers are 3-2 ATS. Houston is 2-4 against the points scored total betting line, while Los Angeles is 3-2 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Houston injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 4 (Los Angeles Clippers) and the No. 13 (Rockets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
The game also pits Los Angeles’s No. 3-ranked offense averaging 107.8 PPG, against a Houston Rockets defense that ranks No. 27 at 109.17 PPG. The Los Angeles Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 48.18% so far, more than the Houston Rockets shooters have achieved on the year, 42.41% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
- Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 12 games
- Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- LA Clippers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Clippers’s last 13 games
- LA Clippers is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games at home
- LA Clippers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Houston home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, November 11th
Los Angeles home to Memphis, Monday, November 9th