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Play Time: 11/09/2021 23:00
The in-form LA Clippers will travel to the Moda Center to take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday.
Los Angeles Clippers
The LA Clippers are riding a four-game winning streak and rank second in the league in defensive efficiency. They are high on confidence, and have put up complete performances in all their games. On Sunday, LA outscored Charlotte by 12 points during the fourth quarter to pull away for a 120-106 home victory. Paul George has been magnificent for the team as he led six LA players in double figures with 20 points to go along with nine rebounds and eight assists. The Clippers (5-4) connected on 18-for-48 from the three-point line and limited the Hornets to 41 percent shooting.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Portland Trail Blazers started their season in a disappointing fashion. However, the Trail Blazers are slowly picking pace as they (5-5) have won consecutive games and rank sixth in the league in offensive efficiency. On Sunday, Portland raced out to a 22-point lead after one quarter and cruised to a 105-90 home victory versus Los Angeles. Damian Lillard broke out his shooting slump to finish with 25 points and six assists on nine of 19 shooting, Jusuf Nurkic added 15 points with 17 rebounds and three steals while Norman Powell chipped in with 13 points. The Trailblazers shot just 37 percent from the field and 15 of 55 from the 3-point line
The Trail Blazers are coming into the game after a dominant win over the Lakers. They are high on confidence after that win, and will look to continue that momentum against the Clippers. Considering the same, the Trail Blazers could win this Western Conference matchup.
Pick: Portland Trail Blazers +3