Clippers vs Rockets: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – April 9, 2021

Written By Staff on April 9, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Los Angeles Clippers (35-18) are heavily favored () to continue a three-game home win streak when they host the Houston Rockets (14-37) on Friday, April 9 at 10:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 9, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Rockets Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 9

Serge Ibaka: Out (Back)

Armoni Brooks: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
David Nwaba: Day To Day (Wrist),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
Eric Gordon: Out (Groin),
John Wall: Out (Achilles),
Danuel House Jr.: Day To Day (Ankle)

Clippers and Rockets Records ATS

  • Los Angeles has compiled a 31-22 record against the spread this season.
  • The Clippers have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 13 points, going 1-1 this season.
  • 27 of 53 Los Angeles games this season (50.9%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Houston has a 17-33-1 record ATS this season.
  • Houston and its opponents have often been held under the total points bet this season, only claiming the over in 39.2% (20) of their 51 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Los Angeles’ matchups this season, the Clippers and their opponents have eclipsed Friday’s point total of 225 points 27 times (50.9% of opportunities).
  • In Houston’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Friday’s matchup total in 21 out of 51 matchups (41.2%).
  • On average, the over/under in Clippers games is 2.4 points fewer than the over/under of 225 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.5 points separates this matchup’s over/under (225 points) and the average total points bet in Rockets’ games (221.5 points) this season.
  • The average implied total for the Clippers this season is 115.6 points, 3.4 fewer points than their implied total of 119 points in Friday’s game.
  • Los Angeles has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (119) 23 times this season.
  • The 115.1-point average implied total on the season for the Rockets is 9.1 more points than the team’s 106-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Houston has put up more than 106 points in 26 games on the season.
  • The Clippers are the NBA’s seventh-highest scoring team (114.6 PPG), while the Rockets allow their opponents the 22nd-fewest points per game (113.8) in the league.
  • The Clippers have out-scored their opponents by a total of 352 points this season (6.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Rockets have out-scored them by 312 more points on the year (6.1 per game).

Clippers Leaders

  • The Clippers scoring leader is Kawhi Leonard, who contributes 25.8 points per game.
  • Leonard’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 36.5, 0.9 less than his season average of 37.4.
  • DeMarcus Cousins paces Los Angeles with 7.5 rebounds per game and Paul George leads the team with 5.3 assists per contest.
  • Cousins’ PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 8.5, 10.9 less than his season average of 19.4.
  • George connects on 3.3 threes per game to lead the Clippers.
  • George’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.8 shots less than his season average of 3.3.
  • Los Angeles’ blocks leader is Serge Ibaka, who averages 1.2 per game. Leonard leads the team averaging 1.7 steals a game.
  • Ibaka’s blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Rockets Leaders

  • Christian Wood holds the top Rockets spot in two categories: scoring (21.0 points per game) and rebounding (9.6 rebounds per game).
  • Wood’s rebounding prop total for the contest is set at 9.5 rebounds, 0.1 rebounds lower than his season average of 9.6.
  • John Wall holds the title of Houston assist leader, dishing out 6.8 assists per game this season.
  • Wall’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, 3.2 less than his season average of 30.7.
  • Eric Gordon makes more threes per game than any other member of the Rockets, cashing in 2.6 treys per game.
  • Gordon’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots less than his season average of 2.6.
  • Houston’s Jae’Sean Tate has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.1 per game and Wood is first in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Wood’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.8 blocks lower than his season average of 1.3.


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