The Los Angeles Clippers will head to the Bay Area for their first of four meetings with the Golden State Warriors on November 23rd.
The 11-7 Clippers are currently tied for third place in the Western Conference, thanks to a recent three-game winning streak. The Clippers have arguably been the NBA’s worst offense, ranking 30th in points per game and 28th in offensive rating. Their defense, however, has picked up the slack, ranking second in both opponents points per game and defensive rating.
The defending champion Warriors are currently 11th in the Western Conference with a record of 8-10. After finishing last season as one of the NBA’s best defenses, Golden State ranks 28th in opponents points per game and 26th in defensive rating. Their offense, however, has kept them afloat, ranking seventh in points per game and 14th in offensive rating.
The Clippers are 5-3 on the road, while the Warriors are 7-1 at home.
Clippers vs. Warriors Match Details
Fixture: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 23rd, 10:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Chase Center, San Francisco, California
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Injury Report
The Clippers will be without star forwards Paul George and Kawhi Leonard as they deal with a right hamstring sprain and right ankle sprain, respectively. They will also be without guard Luke Kennard, who will miss his fourth straight game with a right calf strain.
The Golden State Warriors will be without Andre Iguodala, who is yet to make his season debut as he recovers from a left hip injury.
Clippers vs. Warriors Injury Report
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Odds and Spread
Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Starting 5s
Clippers – PG Reggie Jackson, SG Terance Mann, SF Norman Powell, PF Marcus Morris, C Ivica Zubac
Warriors – PG Steph Curry, SG Klay Thompson, SF Andrew Wiggins, PF Draymond Green, C Kevon Looney
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Prediction
The Golden State Warriors have been a much different team while playing in front of their home fans compared to on the road. With both Clippers stars set to miss tonight’s contest, look for Golden State to take advantage. Expect the Warriors to win by at least eleven points.