Los Angeles Clippers face Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night in the NBA League at the Staples Center, with Clippers aiming to continue their good form in the league and Pacers hoping to seal playoff spot after 106-98 loss to Trail Blazers.
The Los Angeles Clippers extended their winning streak with a crucial thriller 119-116 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The game was drawn with 116 – 116 points with less than 5 secs to go, but Lou Williams hit the top of the key 3-pointer at the final buzzer for an important win over Nets.
Pacers made a confident start of the game, racing out to an 11-point lead, but the Blazers bounced back narrowing the margin to just 3 points in the first quarter. The Blazers then took a 55-48 advantage into halftime and increased their lead to 88-72 through the third quarter. In the last quarter, Bojan Bogdanovic pulled the Pacers to 100-91 with just under three minutes left, Blazers’ Turner made free throws to close the deal.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Indiana Pacers Preview and Bet Tips
Los Angeles Clippers are in good shape for the past few days, losing only one game against Blazers in their last eight games. The Clippers sits eighth in the Western Conference with a 8-2 record in their last 10 games and a 22-13 mark at home. The club have averaged 114.7 points on scoring and allowed 113.7 points per game.
Indiana Pacers are in good run throughout the season but enters into this contest with two-game losing streak. The club must be looking forward to win this game after losing 7 of their last 11 games and failing in six straight games on the road. The Pacers sits fourth in the Eastern Conference with a 4-6 record in their last 10 games and are 17-18 in away games this season. The team have averaged 108 points on scoring and allowed 103.9 points per game.
Both teams have already met this season, which ended in a 116-92 Indiana Pacers victory. The Pacers are better than Clippers in all areas of the game, but now the situation is different as Pacers are lacking in scoring points averaging only 40 percent on shooting while Lakers averaged 46 percent of their last five games.
Clippers are clear favorite to win this game here, but we are expecting a tight match here which can go either way. We suggest you to place the bets on the Total Points.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Indiana Pacers Preview and Bet Tips: Total Points- Under 220.5 @ 1.80 at Pinnacle Sports