Los Angeles
Clippers
Stadium STAPLES Center
44-20 Overall | WESTERN 2nd
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Pacific Division116.2109.7
Schedule
Regular season
Sun  3/1
vs
Philadelphia
W136-130
Tue  3/3
@
Oklahoma City
W109-94
Thu  3/5
@
Houston
W120-105
Sun  3/8
vs
Los Angeles
L103-112
Tue  3/10
@
Golden State
W131-107
Fri  3/13
vs
Brooklyn
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
vs
New Orleans
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
vs
Dallas
POSTPONED
Wed  3/18
@
Denver
POSTPONED
Fri  3/20
vs
Phoenix
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 3/1, 25% (#2). They win the championship in 32% of simulations which makes them a good betting value. They are also a good bet to win the West at 7/4, 36.4%. Their sim chance is 44.5%. They are projected to win 58 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 52.5. They are making the playoffs. Their chances of winning the division stand at 2.1%. They were a -2500 'favorite' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 48.9% at 4/5, 55.6%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #2 in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 64 games, their expected win percentage is 68% based on the money line odds. At 44-20 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (154 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (35-29) for a 310 profit. Their under-over record is 34-29-1. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Brooklyn Nets. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (STRENGTH): This is an above average shooting team with a true FG% of 57.4% (#9 in League). The team has improved to 61.1% in their last 7 games. They average 115.1 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 113.8. On the road they average 112.4 (112.3 expected), and at home 117.9 ppg (115.2 expected).

DEFENSE (STRENGTH): This is an elite defensive team holding opponents to 54.2 true FG% (#4 in League). They allow 114.3 pts per game vs an expected value of 113.2. They are allowing 114 (114.5 expected) on the road, and at home 114.6 ppg (111.9 expected).

REBOUNDING (STRENGTH): They significantly outrebound opponents by an average of +2.5 per game (#5 in league).

TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.4 per game (#18 in league).

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Kawhi Leonard who is projected to be the #5 Forward the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
21 Beverley, Patrick PG6-118007/12/19887Arkansas
7 Coffey, Amir SG6-721006/17/19970Minnesota
13 George, Paul SG6-822005/02/19909Fresno State
4 Green, JaMychal PF6-822706/21/19905Alabama
5 Harrell, Montrezl PF6-724001/26/19944Louisville
1 Jackson, Reggie PG6-320804/16/19908Boston College
25 Kabengele, Mfiondu PF6-925008/14/19970Florida State
2 Leonard, Kawhi SF6-722506/29/19918San Diego State
14 Mann, Terance SG6-521510/18/19960Florida State
19 McGruder, Rodney SG6-420507/29/19913Kansas State
31 Morris, Marcus SF6-821809/02/19898Kansas
15 Motley, Johnathan PF6-823005/04/19952Baylor
55 Noah, Joakim C6-1123002/25/198512Florida
54 Patterson, Patrick PF6-823503/14/19899Kentucky
20 Shamet, Landry SG6-419003/13/19971Wichita State
23 Williams, Lou SG6-117510/27/198614No College
40 Zubac, Ivica C7-024003/18/19973No College