Things were so bad for the Warriors that they had to rest the majority of their starters as a reset moment on the season. Back are Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins. The Warriors sat everyone last night against the Nuggets en route to a fifth straight loss. Otto Porter also sat out with a non-COVID illness and is questionable to return tonight. Maybe it is a return home or maybe it is having rested legs, but the Warriors are clearly desperate to try anything in reversing their recent streak of losses. Draymond Green may return in a week’s time, but his absence has been glaring on the floor. Golden State has won just twice over a 10-game span and now sits squarely in the middle between the Suns and Clippers in the Pacific division.
The Clippers also lost their last game, a disappointing home loss to the Knicks, but they looked far better than the Warriors. The loss on Sunday snapped a five-game winning streak for Los Angeles, so things have been rolling for the under-manned Clippers. Reggie Jackson has been the vehicle driving the Clippers to success and was stifled by the Knicks on Sunday. Robert Covington will miss tonight’s game due to personal reasons and is the lone addition to the injury report. The Clippers are also hoping for less time on the bench for Ivica Zubac, as he spent a lot of their last game in foul trouble.
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Warriors -3: -110 (Caesars)
This is the perfect time to catch the Warriors on a downswing and take advantage of a soft line. OddsShopper will find the best return on any number as they adjust throughout the day, so keep checking the site, especially for later games. The resting of the Warriors stars should be a huge boost to a team that is much better than their recent skid. Golden State is also too talented to let this thing go much longer, and they have been playing so poorly they will not take anyone lightly, especially this Clippers team.
The easiest way to attack the Clippers and the circumstances surrounding this current Warriors team is to lay just 3 points in the first half. This is a championship-caliber team in Golden State, and it is only a matter of time and matchup before things turn back around. There is no way the Warriors are only laying 3 points tonight at home if they won their last five games, so jump on the value before it is gone.
Stephen Curry Over 4.5 Rebounds: -120 (Caesars)
Expect Curry to be all over the floor tonight, being active in categories other than just scoring. OddsShopper has two strong plays for Curry overs tonight, with this being the best xROI, followed by over 6.5 assists. Awesemo has Curry projected for a 5.7 rebound night, backed by OddsShopper‘s 68% chance of hitting this prop. The xROI is 25%, 8% higher than Curry’s rebound prop. Curry has hit five boards in four of his last six games, so despite the team’s struggles, he has hit this prop and the books have not adjusted.
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Reggie Jackson Over 5.5 Assists: -125 (Caesars)
The Knicks did a solid job holding down Jackson on Sunday, but he should have an easier time distributing the basketball tonight against the Warriors. Awesemo has Jackson finishing with 6.6 assists on the night. OddsShopper has a 65% chance on hitting the prop, along with a 17% xROI. This is still one of the higher xROI plays for this game, but the risk comes from a bad loss to New York, more than concern of a repeat performance. Jackson saw a streak of nine straight games with five-plus assists stopped on Sunday, and there is little reason to think he cannot pick back up tonight.
Nicolas Batum Over 1.5 Made 3’s: +105 (BetMGM)
It is hard to ignore the data behind playing this prop, combined with the plus-money return at OddsShopper. Awesemo has Nicolas Batum finishing with 1.9 made 3’s tonight, giving this a 58% chance of hitting. OddsShopper has a 18% xROI on the play, but Batum is hovering at two makes — he just needs the volume. His last game against the Knicks saw five attempts from behind the arc, but he has been struggling with consistent shot volume. He is still a good enough shooter to warrant 4.5 attempts tonight, which is enough to get him over 1.5 makes.
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