Free NBA Picks Today: Los Angeles Clippers vs Toronto Raptors 3/8/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Los Angeles Clippers vs Toronto Raptors 3/8/23
Wed 8th March 2023

The Los Angeles Clippers (34-33, 16-15 Home) host the Toronto Raptors (32-34, 12-21 Away) Wednesday at Arena. Toronto dropped their last game against the Denver Nuggets 118-113 at Ball Arena on Monday. Fred VanVleet was the standout player in the losing effort with 21 points and 14 assists.

The Raptors are ninth in the Eastern Conference. Los Angeles found victory on Sunday at Arena, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 135-129. Paul George had 42 points and 11 rebounds to lead the team. The Clippers are eighth in the Western Conference.

This marks the last meeting of the season between the teams. Los Angeles will be pursuing a season sweep against Toronto after taking the only previous matchup 124-113 at Scotiabank Arena in December 2022.

Ivica Zubac led the Clippers with 23 points and 16 rebounds. Pascal Siakam had 36 points, nine rebounds, and five assists in defeat. Siakam is averaging 24.7 points per game to lead the Raptors in scoring this season. Siakam also has grabbed 7.6 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, VanVleet is dishing 6.9 assists.

George (23.7 ppg) has powered the Clips on offense. George also has distributed 5.2 assists per game. Zubac has posted 10.1 rebounds per game. The Clippers have had success in the last 10 clashes between the teams at Arena, winning six.

Toronto is 6-4 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -1.4 (110.2-111.6). Los Angeles has a 3-7 record over the last 10, allowing 125.0 points per game on average while scoring only 121.3 (-3.7 margin). The Clippers are averaging 112.7 ppg for the full season while allowing 113.0.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Precious Achiuwa: 9.4 | 17.0 | -7.6
Points per game:
Pascal Siakam: 18.4 | 24.7 | -6.3
Rebounds per game:
Scottie Barnes: 5.2 | 7.0 | -1.8
Assists per game:
Fred VanVleet: 10.3 | 6.9 | +3.3


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Norman Powell: 10.3 | 21.3 | -11.0
Points per game:
Norman Powell: 8.0 | 16.6 | -8.6

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