The 3-9 New Orleans Hornets will continue their road trip as they face the 8-5 LA Clippers from NBA pro basketball on Monday night. The Clippers and Hornets begin from Staples Center in LA at 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
We find the current odds in this game has the home side LA Clippers favored by -11 points and an over under line of 187 points.
During the lockout season in 2011-12 the Clippers and Hornets met three times with each team winning on their home court. LA Clippers covered two of the three games. Trend: LA Clippers are 0-3 ATS in their past three games.
The Hornets are in a tailspin with six straight losses. Their prized rookie Anthony Davis has had a bum ankle and was forced to miss the past four games. He is questionable for his debut game in LA. Hey, its LA he suddenly is questionable on the injury report. The Hornets have been playing the season without the often injured Eric Gordon who is experiencing a knee issue. The Hornets have allowed 100 or more points in seven straight games.
This could be a flat spot for the Clippers as they return home from the east coast after four straight road games. They opened the trip with a win at Sacramento and then preceded to loss three straight to Oklahoma City Thunder, Brooklyn and on Saturday playing their third game in four nights they drop a 104-93 decision to the Atlanta Hawks. They were shooting near 50% from the floor when they began their road trip and come home to Staples with a 47% shooting percentage. They have shot poorly during this three game slide. On defense the Clips are much improved allowing opponent’s 43% shooting from the floor.