|TEAM STATS||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|W / OT143-137|
|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
They have a 5.9% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 1.4% chance of getting past round 2. If they do manage to beat the odds and advance past round 2, their chances of winning the West is 0.4%. While not mathematically eliminated they are winning the championship in under 0.1% of simulations.
REGULAR SEASON RECAP
Their 48 regular season wins exceeded expectations. It was +5.6 above what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went better than expected. They exceeded expectations on both the road and at home. They went 22-19 on the road and were expected to win 17.8. Their 63.4% home win percentage was better than expected (60%).
STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (STRENGTH): They are an elite shooting team with a true FG% of 57.5% (#5 in League). 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 (AVERAGE): They are an average defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 56 true FG% (#17 in League). Team defense is trending down allowing opponents to shoot 61.2% in their last 7 games. 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 (BELOW AVERAGE): They are slightly outrebounded by opponents by 0.7 per game (#18 in league).
TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -1 per game (#22 in league). Better in their last 7 games with a turnover margin of 1.3.
TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG
Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the Clippers in all of their games would have earned a +779 unit profit at a 100 per game risk. Against the spread, they have delivered a +440 profit risking 110 to win 100 (44-36 ATS). They are profitable against the spread at home and on the road.
|31||Delgado, Angel||C||6-10||245||11/20/1994||0||Seton Hall|
|8||Gallinari, Danilo||SF||6-10||225||08/08/1988||9||No College|
|0||Kabengele, Mfiondu||F||6-10||256||08/14/1997||0||No College|
|0||Mann, Terance||F||6-7||215||10/18/1996||0||No College|
|19||McGruder, Rodney||SF||6-4||200||07/29/1991||2||Kansas State|
|10||Robinson, Jerome||SG||6-5||190||02/22/1997||0||Boston College|
|20||Shamet, Landry||PG||6-5||188||03/13/1997||0||Wichita State|
|17||Temple, Garrett||SG||6-6||195||05/08/1986||8||Louisiana State|
|0||Thornwell, Sindarius||SG||6-5||215||11/24/1994||1||South Carolina|
|23||Williams, Lou||SG||6-1||175||10/27/1986||13||No College|
|40||Zubac, Ivica||C||7-1||240||03/18/1997||2||No College|