Against The Spread Pick
The Los Angeles Clippers will be playing on the second night of a back to back, which gives me some pause in this game. The Clippers are one of the best teams in basketball but on back to back games they are 3-5 and even against a terrible team that could cause some issues. Away from home, the Clippers are giving up 112 points per game, while the Hawks are giving up 113.8. The Clippers’ defense is going to be enough to keep the Hawks in this game. It’s a lean at best, but the play is with the Hawks.
Over Under Pick
Like stated above, these are both bad defenses, which should lead to a lot of scoring. We already stated above the Clippers’ defense struggles away from home, and the Hawks’ defense struggles no matter where they are playing. Over the last five games the Hawks are giving up 119.2 points per game. and there should be plenty of scoring in this one. The over is 5-2-1 in the Clippers’ last eight games overall. The over is 14-2 in the last 16 meetings between the two teams. Back the over to cash in this game.