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LA Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers: The Clippers Have Won Both Games Against the Lakers This Season

Written by: Christian Jope
Updated January 24, 2023
15 min read
  • The LA Clippers are hoping to push their win streak to three in a row!
  • The Los Angeles Lakers are also looking to earn a three-game win streak.
  • The Clippers have won both games against the Lakers this season, thus far.

It's always going to be an exciting affair when the LA Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers face off! Just a half-game from falling into Play-In position, the LA Clippers are sixth overall with a 25-24 overall record and a 12-13 road record. The Los Angeles Lakers are on the outside looking in, sitting 12th in the West with a 22-25 record and a 12-11 home record.

Through two meetings so far this season, the LA Clippers have won both times over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Clippers have now won nine games in a row against the Lakers. This will be the second and last home game for the Lakers against the Clippers this season.

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Clippers vs Lakers Predictions

Head-to-Head: LA Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers

LA Clippers
Head-to-HeadLos Angeles Lakers
Tyronn LueHead CoachDarvin Ham
25-24 (6th in West)Standing22-25 (12th in West)
112.1 (24th of 30)Off Rtg113.7 (19th of 30)
113.0 (10th of 30)Def Rtg114.6 (19th of 30)
97.4 (25th of 30)Pace101.8 (2nd of 30)

Leaders (Per Game)

P. George (23.1)PPGL. James (29.8)
I. Zubac (10.4)RPGA. Davis (12.1)
P. George (5.3)APGR. Westbrook (7.6)
P. George (1.5)SPGA. Davis (1.3)
I. Zubac (1.3)BPGA. Davis (2.1)
M. Brown (.629)/P. George (7.9)FG%/FGMT. Bryant (.643)/L. James (11.5)
L. Kennard (.462)/P. George (2.9)3P%/3PMT. Bryant (.429)/L. Walker IV (2.1)

Injury Report

John WallLA Clippers15 Jan 2023Out (Abdominal)Wall suffered an abdominal strain and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
Luke KennardLA Clippers 22 Jan 2023Day to Day (Calf)Kennard was OUT for LA's Sunday (Jan. 22) game.
Lonnie Walker IVLos Angeles Lakers06 Jan 2023Out (Knee)Walker IV will be re-evaluated in two weeks as he deals with left knee tendinitis.
Austin ReavesLos Angeles Lakers06 Jan 2023Out (Hamstring)Reaves will be re-evaluated in two weeks as he deals with a left hamstring strain.
Anthony DavisLos Angeles Lakers10 Jan 2023Out (Foot)Davis is progressing in his injury recovery and could return next week.
LeBron JamesLos Angeles Lakers21 Jan 2023Day to Day (Ankle)James was QUESTIONABLE for Los Angeles' Sunday (Jan. 22) game.

Spread: Los Angeles Lakers +4.0 (-108) @ BetRivers



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It should be an exciting affair as both the Los Angeles Lakers and the LA Clippers are looking to end the other's win streak and improve on their own in this meeting. The LA Clippers are on a two-game win streak, earning back-to-back victories over the Mavericks and Spurs. The Los Angeles Lakers have also won back-to-back games, earning victory over the Trail Blazers and Grizzlies.

It's been a comeback affair for the Los Angeles Lakers in both of their recent victories. They're averaging 121.5 points per game on 46.4% shooting from the field and 32.4% from three-point range, despite allowing their opponents 116.5 points per game over that same span of time. The Clippers' offense has been excellent over their last two games, but they'll want to solidify the defensive end. LA are scoring 121.5 points per game on 54.4% from the field and 48.2% from three over their last two games, but they're also allowing 112.0 points on 50.9% from the field and 44.3% from three.

This match doesn't project to be an up-and-down affair due to the Clippers' ability to control the pace, but the Lakers' recent form compared to the Clippers' should push the game in the favor. If they can establish their offensive game plan from the tip, the Lakers' recent form suggests they have enough in the tank to stay competitive offensively.

Total: Under 232.0 (-110) @ WynnBet

The Los Angeles Lakers are definitely a team that can rely on their offensive game to find results, but the LA Clippers aren't a team that will just roll over and give the match to them. The Lakers own an average combined points total of 235.1 points on a minus-0.9 points differential. The Clippers have an average combined points total of 220.2 points on a minus-0.8 points differential.

Over Los Angeles' last five games, the Lakers have averaged a combined points total of 240.0 points per game on 50.0% from the field and 32.9% from three-point range. The LA Clippers have averaged a combined points total of 229.4 points on 50.0% from the field and 43.6% from the three-point range.

The Lakers' offense has been impressive, and the LA Clippers' defense has been lacking in recent games. These two teams have cleared 232.0 in just four of their last ten games combined, with three of those matches coming from the Lakers. Expect a tough, up-and-down affair, but we don't see these squads clearing 232.0 on the night.

How to Watch LA Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers

  • Who: LA Clippers & Los Angeles Lakers
  • Where: crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, CA
  • When: 10:00 PM EST, Tuesday, January 24, 2023
  • How to Watch: TNT, NBA League Pass (Stream)
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Christian Jope is a writer, social media strategist, and data analyst. A Queen’s University Alumni, Christian is an author and social media strategist with Raptors Cage, while also working closely with MLSE and Canada Basketball through community-driven events.

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