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The 36-17 LA Clippers will travel on a back to back when they face a rested 22-27 Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from Philadelphia is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds from this game has the road team LA Clippers favored by -5 ½ points with an over under line of 184 ½ points. There has been a ½ point move on the Clippers and under the total as the line opened LA favored by -5 with a total of 185 points.
The teams met once during the lockout season with the Clippers posting the 78-77 road win as a +3 ½ point underdog. The total came in at under 187 points.
The Clippers have a road record of 16-12 on the year. They come off the 102-88 road win on Sunday night to the New York Knicks as a +3 ½ point underdog. The total came in at under 192 points. LA came in with a big fourth quarter in the win as they outscore the Knicks 31-18 in the final stanza. The Clips shoot 51.2% from the floor and 10 of 28 from three. They allowed 44.6% shooting to the Knicks. LA pulled down 8 more rebounds than the Knicks. Chris Paul in his second game back from injury had 25 points and 7 assists on 10 of 17 shooting. The Clippers are the fourth ranked team in the NBA in field goal percentage as the team connects on 47% of their shots.
The 76ers are 16-12 on their home court. They earn their fourth win in five games after an 87-76 home victory against the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night as a -10 point betting favorite. The total came in at under 186 points. Philadelphia survived a 41.9% shooting performance and made just 2 of 16 from the three point line. They win the game because they hold Charlotte to 30.7% shooting and grab 20 more rebounds than the hapless Bobcats. Jrue Holiday had 20 points and 7 assists in the win. Philadelphia is sixth in the NBA in scoring defense as they allow just 95.2 points per game. They have allowed an average of 77 points over their past five games.
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