Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction 2/22/2024

The Los Angeles Clippers (36-17) travel to face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder (37-17) on Thursday, February 22nd. This game will be played at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City and televised on BSO. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Clippers vs Thunder

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The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

The Clippers won vs. the Warriors in their most recent game, ending with a score of 130-125. Turning the tide, the Clippers picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 59-52.

The Clippers have gone 3-2 in their last five games and have an overall record of 36-17. They are currently 3rd in the Western Conference and are 1st in the Pacific division.

Los Angeles has an overall ATS record of 29-24 for the season so far. In their last three games as favorites, the Clippers have not been able to cover the spread, and they are 3-7 against the spread when they are underdogs.

The Thunder Are Coming Off A Win

In the Thunder’s most recent game against the Magic, Jalen Williams led the Thunder with 33 points while going 12/18 from the field. The Thunder picked up a 127-113 win, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander also added 32 points which was 2nd on the team.

With their current record of 37-17, the Thunder are looking to stay above .500 as they take on the Clippers. On the road this season, the Thunder have gone 16-11, compared to their 21-6 record at home.

The Thunder have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 34-20. The Thunder are currently on a two game ATS win streak when they are the favorite, and they hold a 11-5 record against the spread as underdogs.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Los Angeles is averaging 118.3 points per contest. This figure places them 10th in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 10th in the league at 118.3 points per game. However, on the road, they are averaging 119.2 points per game compared to 117.3 at home.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 54.7% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 6th in the league at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Clippers lead the NBA in three-point shooting percentage at 39%. They are also 13th in three-pointers made per game.

Thunder Offense Breakdown

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The Thunder arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 120.8 points per game (4th).

When it comes to scoring, the Thunder are one of the top teams in the league, averaging 120.8 points per game (4th). At home, they are averaging 123.0 points per game this season (5th).

So far, Oklahoma City has outscored the NBA scoring average in 68.5% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 12th in the league with an average of 99.6 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Thunder are 2nd in the league in field goal percentage at 50%. They are also one of the top three-point shooting teams, hitting 39% of their attempts (3rd).

Clippers Team Defense

On defense, the Clippers come into the game ranked 9th in the league in points allowed at 112.7 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 117.3 points per contest (14th). Inside the arc, the Clippers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.0% and 35.6% from three-point territory.

Thunder Team Defense

So far, the Thunder’s defense is ranked 13th in the league at 113.6 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Thunder squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 51.6% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.7% from downtown.

Key Players For The Clippers And Thunder

In today’s game, we anticipate Kawhi Leonard leading the scoring for the Clippers, contributing 24 points while shooting 9/17 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 24.1 points per game, in addition to 6.2 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as the leading scorer for the Thunder. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 31 while also collecting 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 54.6%, and he is contributing 31.1 points per game on average.

Clippers vs Thunder Trends

  • The Clippers are 3-0 ATS in their three last road games and 3-0 straight-up.
  • Although Oklahoma City has a straight up record of 2-3 in their last five home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 2-3. The team averaged 113 points per game in these games.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Clippers have a strong straight up record of 2-1. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
  • The Thunder have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 2-1 straight up and 2-1 against the spread.

Clippers vs Thunder Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Thunder to secure the win, with an expected final score of 146-132. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -2.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 236.5 and our model has the Clippers and Thunder finishing with a combined 278 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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