It will be a matchup of two playoff teams when the Clippers travel to Atlanta to take on the Hawks. For complete up to date NBA odds please visit Oddsmaker sportsbook.
Head to head, the Clippers are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Atlanta, while the road team is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite of 0.5-4.5, but just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Clippers on the other hand are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600, but just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference.
The Clippers have been on a great run lately which has been highly publicized. The Hawks however have not been playing bad themselves as they come into tonight having won 7 of the last 10 games. You will find that when you dig into the numbers that these two teams are actually a lot similar than you think. The Clippers are currently the 4th seed in the West while the Hawks currently sit in 5th place in the East. Both have had this success despite losing a pretty key element in the form of Al Horford for the Hawks and Chauncey Billups for the Clippers. Atlanta has had control of this matchup in the recent history as they have won 7 of the last 10 games played. The Clippers however did win the only game between the two teams when they beat the Hawks 96-82 earlier this season.
The Clippers will have both Nick Young and Caron Butler in the lineup today so we are expecting the Clippers to win this one and you should feel comfortable taking the points in this one. Atlanta is locked into the 5th position in the East while the Clippers still have something to play for out West so bet the Clips at online sportsbooks.