Warriors Vs Clippers: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – October 21, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 20, 2021

Pacific Division rivals face one another when the Golden State Warriors (1-0) welcome in the Los Angeles Clippers (0-0) at Chase Center, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Thursday, October 21, 2021. It’s the first matchup between the teams this year. The Warriors (-4) will play host against the visiting Clippers (+150 to win) starting at 10:00 PM ET on Thursday on TNT. This game’s over/under is set at 229.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from sportsbook as of October 21, 2021, 10:01 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Warriors Vs Clippers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of October 21

Warriors: Klay Thompson: Out (Achilles), James Wiseman: Out (Knee), Jonathan Kuminga: Out (Knee)

Clippers: Nicolas Batum: Out (Personal), Kawhi Leonard: Out (Knee), Serge Ibaka: Out (Back), Keon Johnson: Out (Illness), Jason Preston: Out (Foot)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Clippers (+4)
Total Pick Under (229)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Warriors Vs Clippers Stat Rankings (2020-21)

Warriors Avg. (Rank) Clippers Avg. (Rank)
113.7 (11th) Points Scored 114.0 (10th)
112.7 (18th) Points Allowed 107.8 (4th)
43.0 (22nd) Rebounds 44.2 (16th)
8.0 (29th) Off. Rebounds 9.4 (20th)
14.6 (3rd) 3pt Made 14.3 (6th)
27.7 (1st) Assists 24.4 (16th)
14.6 (3rd) Turnovers 12.4 (24th)

Warriors Key Players (Stats from 2020-21)

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stephen Curry 63 32.0 5.5 5.8 1.2 0.1 5.3
Andrew Wiggins 71 18.6 4.9 2.4 0.9 1.0 2.0
Jordan Poole 51 12.0 1.8 1.9 0.5 0.2 1.9
James Wiseman 39 11.5 5.8 0.7 0.3 0.9 0.3
Otto Porter Jr. 28 9.7 5.4 2.0 0.6 0.1 1.4

Clippers Key Players (Stats from 2020-21)

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kawhi Leonard 52 24.8 6.5 5.2 1.6 0.4 1.9
Paul George 54 23.3 6.6 5.2 1.1 0.4 3.2
Marcus Morris 57 13.4 4.1 1.0 0.6 0.3 2.5
Eric Bledsoe 71 12.2 3.4 3.8 0.8 0.3 1.7
Serge Ibaka 41 11.1 6.7 1.8 0.2 1.1 1.0

Betting Trends

  • Golden State’s record against the spread last year was 32-35-0.
  • The Warriors had an ATS record of 12-7 as 4-point favorites or greater last year.
  • In 72 Golden State games last season, 26 of them hit the over.
  • Golden State’s games had more than 229 points scored on 26 occasions last year.
  • Warriors games last season posted an average total of 228.6, which is 0.4 points fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Los Angeles covered the spread 36 times in 72 games last season.
  • Against the spread, as underdogs of 4 points or greater, the Clippers went 3-3 last season.
  • Last year, 32 of Los Angeles’ 72 games went over the point total.
  • Los Angeles games had over 229 points 27 times last season.
  • Clippers games averaged 224.0 total points last season, 5.0 fewer than the total for this matchup.
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