According to an April 20, 2014, NBA.com report, the Golden State Warriors will try and put the pressure on the LA Clippers in Game 2 of their best-of-seven 2014 NBA playoffs series. Opening tipoff is scheduled for tonight at 10:40 p.m. EST from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., live on TNT and online at TNT-Overtime (free live stream).
Much like in tonight’s NBA playoff opener, the matchup between the Warriors and Clippers can be witnessed live in a number of ways. For American and Canadian basketball fans, the first and easiest option is to watch the national TNT and Sports Net One broadcasts at the aforementioned start times.
For local fans, TV scheduled secondary options include CSN Bay Area (Northern Calif.), while Prime Ticket would be the best bet for Clipper followers residing in the southern part of the Golden State. Finally, for those wishing to listen to the action on the radio your options are KTCT and KFWB 980AM/KWKW 1330, while a free live stream (Internet) video feed is available courtesy of TNT-Overtime – following the conclusion of the Grizzlies-Thunder game.
An April 21, 2014, CBS Sports report states that the keys for tonight’s Game 2 between the Warriors and Clippers will come down to which team can play small ball as well as avoid getting into foul-trouble. NBA writer Matt Moore also states that influencing the outcome of the game will be Andrew Bogut’s absence, but that David Lee is expected to play this evening.
If NBA oddsmakers are correct, the Clippers should be able to even things out with the Warriors at one game apiece before the series shifts to the East Bay for Games 3 and 4. Moments removed from the opening tipoff, [Warriors +8] three baskets separate these teams in the ATS department [Clippers -8], while the OVER/UNDER tallies 213 points.
ATS Action Prior to TV Scheduled Start Time
Warriors spread: 65 percent.
Clippers spread: 35 percent.
OVER wagers: 62 percent.
UNDER wagers: 38 percent.
Betting Trends Prior to TNT’s Free Live Stream Online
Warriors are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 after allowing 100 points or more.
Warriors are 11-0 ATS in their last 11 conference-quarterfinals.
Warriors are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following an ATS win.
Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 against the NBA’s Pacific Division.
Clippers are 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games following a straight-up loss.
Clippers are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 games playing on 1 days rest.
NBA Playoffs 2014 - Warriors vs. Clippers Buzzer Beating Statistics
OVER is 4-0 in Golden State’s last 4 overall.
OVER is 5-1 in Golden State’s last 6 road games against teams with winning home records.
OVER is 4-1 in Golden State’s last 5 games playing on 1 days rest.
OVER is 4-0 in Los Angeles’ last 4 games overall.
OVER is 4-0 in Los Angeles’ last 4 versus Western Conference opponents.
OVER is 7-1 in Los Angeles’ last 8 when their opponent allows 100 points or more.