Houston Rockets vs. LA Clippers Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 11-9-2013


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The LA Clippers will continue their road trip as they travel to play the Houston Rockets in an NBA pro basketball game set for Saturday night.

Start time from Houston is set for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

The point spread from this NBA game will be out on Saturday afternoon as Jared Dudley has been listed as probable with knee tendinitis.

The Clippers have dropped two straight to fall to 3-3 on the season after a 102-97 road defeat on Thursday to the Miami Heat as a +6 point betting odds underdog. The game total finished at under 207 points.

The Clips shot 49.3% from the floor and 8 of 24 came from the three point line. Blake Griffin led the team with 27 points and 14 rebounds on 11 of 15 shooting. LA gave away this game with 19 turnovers. They allowed the Heat to shoot 53.5% from the floor and 6 of 16 came from the three point line.

Houston moved to 4-2 on this young season after a 99-98 home defeat on Thursday to the LA Lakers as a -13 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at under 217 points. Houston was up two late but gives up a three point shot by Steve Blake in the closing seconds in defeat.

They shoot 37.7% from the floor and made 7 of 27 from three. The Rockets gave away the game at the free throw line by missing 19 of 52 shots. James Harden led Houston with 35 points and nine boards on 9 of 24 shooting. The Rockets failed to take advantage of 24 Clipper turnovers.