Clippers Vs Raptors: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 11, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (27-41) are heavy underdogs (by 12.5 points) to break a three-game home losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Clippers (45-23) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 218 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of May 11, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Clippers vs Raptors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of May 11

Amir Coffey: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Serge Ibaka: Out (Back)

Kyle Lowry: Out (Rest),
OG Anunoby: Out (Injury recovery),
Paul Watson: Out (Knee),
Pascal Siakam: Out (Shoulder),
Fred VanVleet: Out (Injury recovery),
Chris Boucher: Day To Day (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Raptors (+12.5)
Total Pick Over (218)
Prediction Clippers 114, Raptors 109

The Clippers are favored by both DraftKings and the model, but the model has them winning by significantly less (12.5 to 4.7 points). Take the Raptors and the points.

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 4.5 points lower than the model projection.

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Clippers Key Players

Kawhi Leonard 50 25.1 6.5 5.1 1.6 0.4 2.0
Paul George 52 23.5 6.6 5.2 1.2 0.4 3.2
Marcus Morris 54 13.5 4.2 1.0 0.6 0.3 2.5
Serge Ibaka 39 10.9 6.7 1.7 0.2 1.2 1.0
Reggie Jackson 64 10.7 2.9 3.2 0.6 0.1 1.8

Clippers Player Props

  • Kawhi Leonard’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 33.5, 3.3 less than his season average of 36.8.
  • Ivica Zubac’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 6.5 rebounds, 0.8 rebounds lower than his season average of 7.3.
  • Paul George’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.7 shots less than his season average of 3.2.
  • Serge Ibaka’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 blocks higher than his season average of 1.2.

Raptors Key Players

Pascal Siakam 56 21.4 7.2 4.5 1.1 0.7 1.3
Fred VanVleet 52 19.6 4.2 6.3 1.7 0.7 3.3
Kyle Lowry 46 17.2 5.4 7.3 1.0 0.3 2.8
OG Anunoby 43 15.9 5.5 2.2 1.5 0.7 2.4
Gary Trent Jr. 57 15.4 2.6 1.4 1.0 0.2 2.9

Raptors Player Props

  • Pascal Siakam’s rebounding prop over/under for the contest is posted at 7.5 rebounds, 0.3 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.2.
  • Kyle Lowry’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 26.5, 3.4 less than his season average of 29.9.
  • Fred VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.2 shots greater than his season average of 3.3.
  • VanVleet’s steals prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Clippers have a 48.2% shooting percentage from the field, which is 2.3% higher than the 45.9% of shots the Raptors’ opponents have hit.
  • Los Angeles is 31-13 against the spread and 37-7 overall when it shoots higher than 45.9% from the field.
  • Toronto’s record is 25-23-1 against the spread and 24-25 overall when its opponents make more than 48.2% of their shots from the field.
  • The Raptors have shot at a 44.9% rate from the field this season, 1.5 percentage points below the 46.4% shooting opponents of the Clippers have averaged.
  • This season, Toronto has an 18-7 record against the spread and a 17-8 record overall in games the team collectively shoots higher than 46.4% from the field.
  • Los Angeles is 15-7-1 against the spread and 19-4 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot above 44.9% from the field.
  • The Clippers are making 41.6% of their three-point shots this season, 3.9% higher than the 37.7% the Raptors allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Los Angeles has assembled a 31-15 record against the spread and a 35-11 straight-up record in games this season when the team connects on more than 37.7% of its three-point shots.
  • Toronto has put up a 24-18 against the spread while going 21-21 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 41.6% from deep.
  • The Raptors shoot 37.1% from three-point distance this season. That’s just 1.2 percentage points higher than the Clippers have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35.9%).
  • Toronto is 23-12-1 ATS and 21-15 overall when the team hits more than 35.9% of its three-point attempts.
  • Los Angeles is 28-14-1 ATS and 34-9 overall in games it shoots above 37.1% from deep.
  • The Clippers connect on 14.3 three-pointers per game this season, only 0.3 fewer makes per game than the Raptors give up 14.6.
  • Toronto has gone 22-14-1 against the spread and 21-16 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Los Angeles makes fewer threes than its opponents, it is 4-16 ATS and 7-13 straight up.
  • The Clippers are the sixth-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Raptors give up the 26th-fewest makes from deep.

Clippers vs Raptors Stat Rankings

Clippers Rank Clippers AVG Raptors AVG Raptors Rank
10th 114 Points Scored 111.6 19th
5th 107.9 Points Allowed 111.4 13th
23rd 44.2 Rebounds 41.7 28th
21st 9.4 Off. Rebounds 9.5 20th
6th 14.3 3pt Made 14.6 3rd
17th 24.4 Assists 24.3 19th
7th 12.4 Turnovers 12.5 8th

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