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NBA Betting Odds: Clippers vs. Thunder

Kevin Durant and the Thunder will be looking for a second straight ATS win over the Clippers on Saturday night when the teams meet in Los Angeles.

The Thunder rolled past the Clippers 111-88 when the teams last met in February in Oklahoma City, easily covering the 9-point spread in a game that went UNDER the posted total.

View Oklahoma City vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Thunder are listed as 4-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 206.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Clippers and the No. 7-ranked Thunder, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 105-98 result in favor of the Thunder.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 98.9 PPG, against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 18 at 100.9 PPG. The Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 45.7% so far, less than the Thunder shooters have achieved on the year, 46.3% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Thunder own the league's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 101.1 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in home scoring.

In their last action, Oklahoma City was a 98-91 loser on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 3.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (189) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Thunder got a 25-point performance from Kevin Durant, who added 11 rebounds, but Portland still ran past Oklahoma City 98-91 on Friday at Rose Garden.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 111-98 loser as they battled the Suns on the road. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog, while 209 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Clippers endured a 111-98 loss at the hands of the Suns on Friday, despite a 21-point effort from Eric Gordon at US Airways Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Denver are 3-7
After playing Portland are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Memphis are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5


A few Thunder at Clippers trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Oklahoma City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oklahoma City's last 12 games
LA Clippers are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing at home against Oklahoma City
LA Clippers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
LA Clippers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games when playing Oklahoma City

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Denver, Tuesday, April 5
LA Clippers at Memphis, Tuesday, April 5

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