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Los Angeles Clippers vs. Toronto Raptors

January 26, 2024


The Los Angeles Clippers will travel to Toronto, Ontario to face the Toronto Raptors at the Scotiabank Arena with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET on Friday and will air on Bally Sports Southern California.

The Clippers are in 4th place in the Western Conference with a record of 28-14 while having won six of their last seven games and are on a three-game winning streak following Tuesday’s 127-116 win at home against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Los Angeles has been an above-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 112.14 points per game which is below the league average of 115.54 points per game while also being an above-average team offensively as they are averaging 118.02 points per game which ranks 9th in the NBA. Kawhi Leonard leads the team in scoring with an average of 23.7 points per game while being 2nd on the team in rebounds and steals with an average of 6.2 rebounds and 1.66 steals per game. The Los Angeles Clippers will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to face the Toronto Raptors.

The Toronto Raptors have the 4th worst record in the Eastern Conference with a record of 16-28 while having lost seven of their last eight games and are on a three-game losing streak following Monday’s 100-108 loss at home against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday. Toronto has been a below-average team offensively as they are averaging 114.34 points per game which is less than the league average of 115.54 points per game having been a below-average team defensively with an average of 116.36 points per game which is the 13th most allowed per game in the NBA. Scottie Barnes has been one of the better players on the team and is arguably the best player on the team after the Raptors traded away Pascal Siakam as he leads the team in scoring, rebounds, steals, and blocks with an average of 20.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.34 steals, and 1.54 blocks per game. The Toronto Raptors will look to end their three-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday.

BookMaker has the Los Angeles Clippers listed as 7.5-point favorites on the road against the Toronto Raptors on Friday. Los Angeles has won seven of the last ten including the previous three matchups. The teams are 5-5 ATS in the last ten while the Clippers have covered the spread in two of the last three games in the series. The Los Angeles Clippers are 23-19 ATS overall, 9-10 ATS on the road, and 22-13 ATS as a favorite this season while the Toronto Raptors are 20-23-1 ATS overall, 10-12 ATS at home, and 12-14-1 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Los Angeles enters this game with a better record and has been the better team in the series, winning seven of the last ten including the last three matchups against Toronto. The Clippers have covered the spread in two of the last three games in the series and have been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 23-19 ATS overall and 22-13 ATS as a favorite while the Raptors are 20-23-1 ATS overall and 12-14-1 ATS as an underdog. Buy the .5 point and lay the points with the Los Angeles Clippers when they travel to face the Toronto Raptors. 

Spooky Express Pick: Los Angeles Clippers -7