Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction 4/10/2024

The Phoenix Suns (46-33) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers (51-28) on Wednesday, April 10th. This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles and televised on BSSC. The Clippers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Suns are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Suns. Tip-off is set for 10:30 ET.

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The Suns Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In the game against the Clippers, Kevin Durant was the top scorer for Phoenix, recording 21 points. His field goal percentage for the game was 33.7%. Bradley Beal finished 2nd on the team with 19 points, but Phoenix ended the game with a 105-92 loss.

Coming into today’s game vs. the Clippers, the Suns are 46-33 overall and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. At home, the Suns are 25-16 compared to their 21-17 road record.

Phoenix currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 33-45 at this point. Currently, the Suns are on a two game ATS win streak when they are underdogs, and they are 24-34 vs. the spread as favorites.

The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the Clippers took down the Suns by a score of 105-92. Prior to the game, the Clippers were the underdog at +9.5, earning both a straight-up and ATS victory. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 197 points ended up below the over/under line of 226.5.

Coming into today’s game, the Clippers have an overall record of 51-28 and are looking to add to their four game winning streak. On the road, the Clippers are 26-15 this season, while at home they are 25-13.

Los Angeles’ ATS record is currently below .500 at 38-41 for the season. This season, Los Angeles has a 32-30 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 6-11 when playing as underdogs.

Suns Offense Breakdown

Today, the Suns enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 116.1 points per game (10th).

One of the most surprising aspects of the Suns’ offense this season has been their ability to get to the free-throw line. They are averaging 23.6 free-throw attempts per game, which is the 5th most in the NBA. This has helped them to get to the free-throw line 19 times per game, which is 2nd in the league.

When it comes to scoring, the Suns are averaging 116.1 points per game, which is 10th in the NBA. However, they have actually been better on the road, averaging 116.5 points compared to 115.8 at home.

Overall, the Suns are shooting 49% from the field, which is 5th in the league. They are also one of the top three-point shooting teams in the NBA, hitting 38% from beyond the arc.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

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Leading up to today’s matchup, the Clippers are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 115.9 points per game (11th).

At home, the Clippers are averaging 115.9 points per game, which is 13th in the NBA. Overall, they are 11th in scoring at 115.9 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 27th in the league.

When it comes to field goal shooting, the Clippers are 6th in the NBA at 49%. They are also 4th in true shooting percentage. From beyond the arc, they are 14th in three-pointers made per game but are 4th in three-point shooting percentage.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 51.9% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 20th in the league. In terms of offensive rebounding, they are 21st.

Suns Team Defense

The Suns’ defense is presently ranked 14th in the league, allowing an average of 113.4 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Suns are causing 14.1 turnovers per game, ranking 25th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 5th in rejections, averaging 6.1 blocked shots each game.

Clippers Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Clippers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 43.0% of their games. Currently, they are 10th in the NBA at 112.2 points per game allowed. Los Angeles’ defense is currently forcing 12.2 turnovers per game, which is 10th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 16th in blocked shots, with an average of 5 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Suns And Clippers

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Kevin Durant as the primary point contributor for the Suns, finishing with 27 points while maintaining a 10/19 shooting accuracy. For the season, he has been averaging 27.3 points per game, in addition to 6.6 rebounds.

On the other side, Paul George is our projected leading scorer for the Clippers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 22 and grabbing 5 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 47% and is averaging 22.8 points per contest.

Suns vs Clippers Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Phoenix has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 112 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Clippers offense has averaged 107 points per game while allowing an average of 104. Los Angeles posted an overall record of 4-1 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Clippers have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 2-3.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the favorite, Phoenix has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.

Suns vs Clippers Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Suns vs. Clippers matchup, our bet is to grab the Clippers at +3. Even though our projections have the Suns winning 113-112, we see the Clippers as the play on the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 226.5, and our model projects the Suns and Clippers to reach a combined total of 225 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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

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