Washington faces Los Angeles on 12-game losing streak

Washington Wizards (9-49, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (37-20, fourth in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Clippers -14; over/under is 240.5

BOTTOM LINE: Washington enters the matchup with Los Angeles as losers of 12 straight games.

The Clippers are 20-8 on their home court. Los Angeles is fifth in the Western Conference scoring 117.5 points while shooting 49.2% from the field.

The Wizards have gone 6-24 away from home. Washington allows the most points in the NBA, giving up 124.2 points while allowing opponents to shoot 50.0%.

The Clippers are shooting 49.2% from the field this season, 0.8 percentage points lower than the 50.0% the Wizards allow to opponents. The Wizards average 114.3 points per game, 1.4 more than the 112.9 the Clippers allow.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Clippers won the last matchup 125-109 on Feb. 1. Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points to help lead the Clippers to the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Leonard is shooting 52.9% and averaging 24.0 points for the Clippers. James Harden is averaging 3.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Kyle Kuzma is averaging 22.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.1 assists for the Wizards. Deni Avdija is averaging 15.1 points and 6.1 rebounds over the past 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 5-5, averaging 112.7 points, 40.8 rebounds, 24.5 assists, 7.2 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.1 points per game.

Wizards: 0-10, averaging 112.3 points, 41.8 rebounds, 29.4 assists, 8.7 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 44.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 126.5 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Paul George: day to day (knee), Ivica Zubac: day to day (illness).

Wizards: Isaiah Livers: out for season (hip), Bilal Coulibaly: out (pelvis).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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