Spurs face the Clippers on 5-game losing streak
Sat, Jan 15, 2022
NBA News (AP)
Los Angeles Clippers (21-22, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (15-27, 13th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Spurs -2.5; over/under is 218
BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio heads into the matchup against Los Angeles after losing five straight games.
The Spurs have gone 8-16 against Western Conference teams. San Antonio is fifth in the Western Conference scoring 110.8 points while shooting 46.2% from the field.
The Clippers are 13-18 against Western Conference opponents. Los Angeles allows 105.5 points to opponents while being outscored by 1.2 points per game.
The teams meet for the third time this season. The Spurs won 116-92 in the last matchup on Dec. 21.
TOP PERFORMERS: Dejounte Murray is averaging 19.1 points, 8.4 rebounds, 8.9 assists and two steals for the Spurs. Bryn Forbes is averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
Luke Kennard averages 2.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Clippers, scoring 11.7 points while shooting 44.1% from beyond the arc. Marcus Morris is averaging 19.2 points and 5.1 rebounds over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 1-9, averaging 107.6 points, 45.3 rebounds, 25.0 assists, 7.2 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 43.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.4 points per game.
Clippers: 4-6, averaging 101.0 points, 42.4 rebounds, 21.6 assists, 6.8 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 42.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.0 points.
INJURIES: Spurs: Derrick White: out (health and safety protocols), Tre Jones: out (health and safety protocols), Zach Collins: out (ankle).
Clippers: Isaiah Hartenstein: day to day (ankle), Paul George: out (elbow), Kawhi Leonard: out (right knee), Luke Kennard: out (health protocols), Jason Preston: out (foot), Justise Winslow: out (health and safety protocols).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.