Spurs vs. Clippers NBA Vegas Betting Odds Preview

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Sports betting is focused on the San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of the best of seven series, which is tied at 2-2. The Clippers are (-2) favorite and a total of 204. The line has remained steady though the total has plummeted two points. Bettors prefer the Spurs by a slim 52-48 margin and the over by 57 percent.

The Spurs are shooting 46.7 percent shooting to teams normally allowing 44.9 but on defense they are holding squads to .6 below their regular percentage. The Clippers are shooting 47.2 percent versus teams normally permitting 44.9. They hold teams to 44.3 percent shooting squads normally compiling 45 percent.

The Spurs have lost 5-of-7 against the spread. LA is 3-2 their last five, but 3-5 the last eight, though one cover was by just a half-point. Though the Clippers have gone over 3-2 the last five, they have gone under 7-3 the most recent 10. Four of those games have gone under by a whopping 17 points or more. The Spurs have gone over 5-3 the last eight, though under 9-5 the most recent 15.

Spread trends (all records against the spread): San Antonio 10-2 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game but 4-11 road versus an opponent with a home winning percentage of .600 or better. Los Angeles is 1-6 at home versus an opponent with a winning home record.

Over/under angles: San Antonio 6-1 off loss, over 8-2 off against the spread loss. The Clippers have gone under 6-1 home versus an opponent with a winning road straight up record.

Joe Duffy’s Picks is a stunning 94-83 in MLB with 82 underdog winners. Yep 27 of those were underdogs of 130 or more. What a portfolio of winners tonight on

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