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Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers Betting Pick

It’s a battle of Los Angeles, as the Lakers and Clippers mix it up on Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers come into the game with a 31-28 record on the season. The Lakers are 9th in the Western Conference. They are coming off a loss on the road at the Suns on Sunday. In their last 10 games, they are 7-3.

For the Clippers, they are 37-19. The Clippers are right in the mix for the top spot in the West with the Timberwolves, Thunder and Nuggets. The Clippers though are coming off a home loss to the Kings on Sunday.

The Clippers are -3.5 over the Lakers in this one.

Lakers Looking to Bounce Back from Sunday Loss

LeBron James scored 28 points and dished out 12 assists, but the Lakers trailed by 17 points after one, and eventually lost to the Suns by 10. James has now scored 25 or more in three straight games. On the season, the future Hall of Famer is scoring right at 25 per game.

Anthony Davis has fallen behind James in scoring, but at 24.9 per game. James is averaging just shy of 8 assists per game, while Davis is ripping down more than 12 rebounds per game. The Lakers are 13th in the league with 116.9 points per game. They are making nearly 50% of their shots.

Next for the Lakers is a home game on Thursday against the WIzards. In March, the Lakers will welcome the Nuggets, Thunder, Kings, Bucks and Timberwolves to town. The next road game is March 13th in Sacramento.

Clippers Also Looking to Bounce Back

It was not a great night for the Clippers at home with the Kings in town. The Kings won the final three quarters of the game and cruised to a 16 point win. In the loss, the Clippers saw Kawhi Leonard drop 20 points and rip down 8 rebounds. On the season, Leonard is averaging 23.9 points per game.

Paul George is adding to the fun with 22.1 points per game, while James Harden is adding more than 17 per game. Los Angeles is 10th in the league, scoring more than 117 points per game. The Clippers have the fifth best three point percentage in all of the league. They are making over 39% from downtown.

The Clippers will host the Wizards on Friday, before heading out on the road. They will take trips to Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Houston. The next home game will be March 9th against the Bulls.

Clippers Top Lakers

The Clippers and Lakers always play good games. The last time they mixed it up was towards the end of January, and the Clippers won the game. The Clippers are better than the Lakers from top to bottom. Sure, LeBron and Anthony Davis are very good, but the Clippers have more talent overall.

We are going to take the Clippers to beat the Lakers in the battle of Los Angeles on Wednesday. Our final bet for this game is the Clippers -3.5 over the Lakers.

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