How Does an Injured NBA Superstar Affect the Betting Value?

Tonight in Los Angeles, the Western Conference’s top two teams will square off as the Clippers host the Oklahoma City Thunder. In what could easily be a preview of the conference championship, LA’s “other” team opened as a 2-point home favorite and, according to our NBA betting trends, are currently receiving just 31% of spread bets….

NBA Betting Trends: Clippers vs. Lakers

Back in December it appeared that Chris Paul was heading to the Lakers as part of a three-team trade involving Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol. Just over a month later CP3 is playing in Los Angeles…but as a member of the Clippers. That storyline will be re-told again and again tonight when these cross-town rivals…