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The Golden State Warriors will probably be planning to shut out their first-round NBA playoff series with the Los Angeles Clippers on house court when they tip off Game 5 on Wednesday as heavy 14-point favorites around the NBA playoff betting odds.
Golden State needed a powerful fourth-quarter operation to eke out a 113-105 triumph in Game 4, also takes a 3-1 series lead into Wednesday night’s match at Oracle Arena.
The Warriors shot a 62-54 edge into halftime of Sunday’s contest, but saw their lead cut to only 1 point in the fourth quarter before a late push handed them the win as 9.5-point favorites on the NBA playoff lines.
With the victory, the Warriors are currently 9-2 straight up in their previous 11 games overall. On the other hand, the group is still a significant disappointment to bettors. After failing to cover in their Game 4 win, the Warriors are just 3-5 against the spread in their past eight matches, extending their rickety performance in the sportsbooks that frees them using a 27th-ranked 35-46-1 ATS record during the regular season.
Golden State has also produced mixed effects on house hardware in recent weeks, going 8-5 SU and 6-7 ATS in their past 13, such as a stunning collapse from the team’s 135-131 loss to Los Angeles in Game 2 as 13.5-point home chalk on the NBA playoff chances. But that conquer marks the Warriors’ only loss in their past seven in the home, scoring 125.3 points per game during that stretch.
The Warriors’ collapse to control as expected after marching to consecutive NBA titles hasn’t dampened their position on the odds to win the NBA championship, where they remain set as hefty -200 favorites.
Clippers Underdogs on NBA Series Prices
Facing elimination in the first round for a third time in as many playoff appearances, the Clippers input Game 5 pegged as +5000 underdogs on the NBA playoff series prices.
Apart from their stunning comeback in Game 2, when they erased a massive 31-point deficit to record just their fifth SU triumph in 16 playoff competitions, the Clippers have fought in recent weeks. Los Angeles has dropped to SU and ATS defeat in six of the past eight outings, with four of those losses coming from double-digit margins.
The Clippers also struggled to generate offense in Games 3 and 4 on home court, scoring 105 points in each of these contests. However, the team has demonstrated the capability to rack up big point totals this year, scoring 115 or more points in 14 of their past 23 games, earning the SU win in 12 of those outings.
However, the Clippers have struggled to pay out on the NBA odds when pegged as underdogs on the road, moving 8-14 SU in their previous 22. Outright wins also have been infrequent when the Clippers hit the ground pegged as double-digit underdogs on the road. Including their magnificent victory in Game 2, the Clippers are 5-25 SU in their previous 30 as massive underdogs, but have covered under these circumstances, heading 11-3-1 ATS in their past 15.
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