Clippers vs. Warriors Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers (36-33) will look to fend off Jordan Poole’s Golden State Warriors (36-33) on March 15, 2023. The Clippers are a 2.5-point favorite. The point total for the matchup is 237.

Clippers vs. Warriors Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -143
  • Warriors odds to win: +120
  • Spread: Clippers (-2.5)
  • Total: 237

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Arena in Los Angeles, California

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Warriors?

Clippers and Warriors Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Clippers have a 20-19 record against the spread in games they were favored by 2.5 points or more this season.

The Warriors have a 9-9 record against the spread when an underdog by 2.5 points or more this season.

These two teams average a combined 230.7 points per game, 6.3 fewer points than the total of 237 set for this matchup.

Los Angeles and Golden State have seen its opponents average a combined 7.0 fewer points per game than the over/under of 237 set in this outing.

The Clippers’ average point total in outings this season is 225.1, 11.9 points below the total in this game.

The average total for Golden State’s games this year is 1.3 fewer points than the point total of 237 in this outing.

Los Angeles has a 34-35-0 record against the spread this season.

The Warriors’ ATS record is 33-35-1 this season.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers score 112.5 points per game (23rd in the NBA) and allow 112.5 (11th in the league) for a +1 scoring differential overall.

The Clippers rank 15th in the league at 43.4 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.3 their opponents average.

Los Angeles knocks down 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.3. It shoots 37.6% from deep while its opponents hit 36.4% from long range.

The Clippers average 111.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (19th in the league), and give up 111.6 points per 100 possessions (15th in the NBA).

The Clippers have been worse offensively at home, where they average 110.8 points per game, compared to on the road, where they record 114.1 per game. Defensively, they are much better when playing at home, where they concede 109.2 points per game, versus on the road, where they allow their opponents to score 115.6 per game.

Warriors Stats & Insights

The Warriors have a +45 scoring differential, putting up 118.2 points per game (second in league) and allowing 117.5 (23rd in NBA).

Golden State is 10th in the league at 44.2 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.8 its opponents average.

The Warriors connect on 16.7 three-pointers per game (first in the league), 3.8 more than their opponents. They are shooting 38.4% from beyond the arc (third-best in NBA), and opponents are shooting 36.3%.

The Warriors’ 112.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 13th in the NBA, and the 111.5 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 13th in the league.

In 2022-23 Golden State is scoring 3.0 more points per game at home (119.6) than away (116.6).

Clippers Key Players to Watch

The Clippers active scoring leader is George, who averages 23.7 per contest to go with 6.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists.

Ivica Zubac adds 10.2 points, 1.0 assist and 10.0 rebounds per contest. Russell Westbrook puts up 15.6 points, 7.5 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game.

The Clippers get 2.9 three-pointers per game out of George.

George averages 1.4 steals per game, while Zubac has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Warriors Key Players to Watch

Poole tallies 20.6 points per game and also tacks on 2.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists per contest.

This season, Kevon Looney is averaging 7.0 points, 2.5 assists and 9.0 rebounds per game.

Klay Thompson cashes in on 4.4 treys per game.

The Warriors’ defensive effort gets a lift from Donte DiVincenzo (1.3 steals per game) and Draymond Green (0.8 blocks per game).

Clippers vs. Warriors Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Warriors (+ 2.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (237)

  • Prediction:
    Clippers 116 – Warriors 114

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