The battle between the Clippers and Suns didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Phoenix was handed a 103-77 defeat on Sunday at US Airways Center.
Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 195.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Los Angeles got 23 points from Blake Griffin and another 22 points from Jamal Crawford. Chris Paul contributed 13 assists, while Blake Griffin cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Phoenix got 19 points from Jared Dudley in a losing cause and another 11 points from Luis Scola. Shannon Brown contributed 6 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 58-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 44 boards, while Phoenix only had 41.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Denver looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face New York.