Warriors vs Clippers Expert Predictions for Game 3 of 2019 NBA Playoffs

By Taylor Smith
Los Angeles Clippers v Golden State Warriors - Game Two
Los Angeles Clippers v Golden State Warriors - Game Two / Ezra Shaw

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After a 31-point collapse in Game 2, the Golden State Warriors are hitting the road to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.

With the series tied 1-1, the Warriors are 8.5-point favorites to take Game 3, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

Since it's always a good idea to get the opinion of an expert before placing a wager, here is what some from around the industry are saying about this Western Conference playoff matchup.

Warriors vs Clippers Predictions

Sports Chat Place

The folks at Sports Chat Place think that the Warriors opened up a can of worms by letting the Clippers come back in Game 2. The Clippers play hard until the end and have won 10 of their last 13 home games, Sports Chat Place is taking Los Angeles plus the points.

Ghost Picks

Ghost Picks Jimmy notes how the Clippers have covered the spread both times in this series and should be able to ride the momentum heading back home for Game 3. He thinks that 8.5 is too many points to give this team, so Jimmy likes the Clippers to cover in this matchup.

Wager Talk News

Nikos Lagouretos, of Wager Talk News, thinks that the Clippers will give the Warriors a closer game now that they are at home. He notes how similar these teams' stats are throughout this series, so he is taking the Clippers +8.5 at home.

Overall, all three of the highlighted experts are going with the Los Angeles Clippers to cover the spread at home in Game 3.

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Taylor Smith is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username jtsmittyyy. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.