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NBA Pick of the Day (5/14) - Houston Rockets @ Los Angeles Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have a chance to secure their first trip to the Western Conference Finals in franchise history with a win Thursday night.

AccuScore has the Clippers as solid 78 percent favorites to win Thursday. The average score after AccuScore ran its 10,000-plus simulations is 112 - 102.

ATS: There's nearly a 54 percent chance the Clippers cover a -8.5 spread, a two-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend.

In the past week, AccuScore has gone 7-4 (63.6%, +260 units) when picking ATS. When the simulated spread has differed by 0.5 to 1.5 points, as it does in this game, AccuScore is 6-0 (100%, +600 units) in the last week.

The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.

OVER/UNDER Trends: The total has gone OVER in 6 of the Rockets' last 7 games on the road.

Projected Leaders
Blake Griffin: 25 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, 3 TOs
James Harden: 27 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block, 4 TOs

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