Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers: AccuScore Game 5 Preview

AccuScore has the Los Angeles Clippers as 78.6 percent favorites to win Game 5 of their best-of-seven series against the Golden State Warriors. The average score after 10,000 simulations is 111-101, with the Clippers having nearly a 62 percent chance of covering the -6 spread. There is about a 55 percent chance the total combined score goes over 209. While both teams have a comparable probability at a close win (4 points or less), the Clippers having about seven times the chance at a big win (10 points or more) than the Warriors.

Warriors Betting Trends

  • The Warriors are 7-1 against the spread (ATS) in their last 8 games.
  • The Warriors are 4-2 straight up (SU) in their last 6 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of the Warriors’ last 7 games.
  • The Warriors are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.

Clippers Betting Trends

  • The Clippers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • The Clippers are 18-7 SU in their last 25 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of the Clippers’ last 7 games.
  • The Clippers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games at home.

Projected Leaders

Stephen Curry: 24 points (3-7 3PM-3PA), 9 assists, 4 rebounds

Klay Thompson: 17 points (3-7 3PM-3PA), 3 rebounds

David Lee: 14 points (49% FG), 10 rebounds, 1 steal

Blake Griffin: 20 points (54% FG), 11 rebounds, 4 assists

Chris Paul: 21 points (46% FG), 12 assists, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 3 TOs

Jamal Crawford: 15 points (2-5 3PM-3PA), 3 assists


Photo Credit: CSN Bay Area

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Rohit Ghosh

LA Clippers beat writer
Rohit is an L.A.-based sports journalist who contributes to SB Nation's Silver Screen and Roll, AccuScore, and the Taxi Squad Show based out of Utah. He also runs his own sports blog, Metta Chronicles. Follow him on Twitter @RohitGhosh where he discusses AccuScore projection data, a variety of sports-related topics, and even some Jazz music.


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