The 22-21 Portland Trailblazers will hit the road to face the 32-13 LA Clippers in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 9:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The odds from this NBA game has the home team LA Clippers favored by 6 ½ points with an over under line of 192 points. Early money has come on the over as the game opened up at a total of 191 points.
This will be the second and final game of this home and home series. Last night the Portland Trailblazers earn the 101-100 home win against the LA Clippers as a +1 point underdog. The total came in at over 191 points.
Portland is 7-13 on the road. The Trailblazers shot over 46 1/2% from the field in the win last night. They were outstanding at the free throw line making 20 of 21 shots. Nicola. Batum had 20 points and 12 rebounds on 7 of 15 shooting. It was the second straight win for the Trailblazers which followed six straight losses. During their two game win streak the Trailblazers have scored 100 or more points in each game.
The Clippers are 19-5 on their home court. Chris Paul will miss his fourth straight game with his bruised knee cap. The Clippers have now lost four straight. They reached the 100 point mark for the first time in four games. Blake Griffin led the Clippers with 24 points and 10 assists on 10 of 19 shooting. LA shot pretty well last night with 49.4% from the floor. The Clippers sit fourth in the NBA in two important areas this season which are points allowed and defensive field goal percentage. The Clippers allow 93 points and 43.3% shooting the field.