But the way the Spurs pounded the Clippers in Game One winning by a 16 point margin in a 108-92 blowout was an eye-opener. There was no rust on those Spurs !
Los Angeles Clippers @ San Antonio Spurs – Game TwoIt would be a mistake to underestimate the Los Angeles Clippers at any point in the playoffs.
The San Antonio Spurs have the experience to know this and that is why the Spurs are playing the Clippers very carefully. While both Los Angeles NBA franchises are in trouble in the second round of the playoffs, but there is at least some feeling that the Clippers can pull out of it and win a game or two in its series with San Antonio.
The sports betting sites give all of the stats to the Spurs in this series, and the Spurs display a steady confidence that seems to be overridden by the Clippers' swagger.
The fact that the Clippers has been able to maintain its swagger in the face of a 108-92 game one loss is a testament to this team's confidence. But, at some point, Los Angeles will have to figure out a way to get through the San Antonio defense.
The Spurs were able to shut the Clippers down in the fourth quarter of game one and Los Angeles will need to find a way to counteract that if it wants to get back into this series. Over the past 20 years, when teams playing with six or more days off play a team with one day of rest, they are 8-0 in the postseason with an average winning margin of 21.6 points.
The Spurs won Game One easily - the stats said they would - Game Two will be closer.
Pick : Los Angeles Clippers with +11 points at BetOnline to stay within the spread.