Houston faces Los Angeles on 5-game road slide

February 17, 2022 GMT

Houston Rockets (15-42, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (29-31, eighth in the Western Conference)

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Clippers -10

BOTTOM LINE: Houston visits Los Angeles looking to end its five-game road losing streak.

The Clippers have gone 16-23 against Western Conference teams. Los Angeles is 15-18 against opponents with a winning record.

The Rockets are 7-27 against Western Conference opponents. Houston is 5-33 in games decided by at least 10 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luke Kennard is shooting 43.4% from beyond the arc with 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Clippers, while averaging 11.6 points. Reggie Jackson is shooting 42.8% and averaging 17.5 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Christian Wood is shooting 48.4% and averaging 17.6 points for the Rockets. Kevin Porter Jr. is averaging 3.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Houston.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 4-6, averaging 109.7 points, 42.7 rebounds, 24.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.1 points per game.

Rockets: 1-9, averaging 108.9 points, 39.5 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 124.4 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Norman Powell: out (toe), Paul George: out (elbow), Kawhi Leonard: out (knee), Jason Preston: out (foot), Jay Scrubb: out for season (toe).

Rockets: Christian Wood: out (illness), Usman Garuba: out (wrist), Kevin Porter Jr.: out (illness).

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