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Clippers get a visit from Thunder

Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers will get a tough matchup at home on the NBA betting lines on Wednesday night as they get a visit from Kevin Durant and the Thunder.

The Clippers are just 3-7 SU and 5-5 ATS in their 10 most recent games against Oklahoma City, although they've covered the posted spread in four of their past five meetings. The OVER is 3-2 in their past five matchups.

Los Angeles battles the Thunder, currently with a 5-1 mark (2-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-3 for the Clippers and 4-2 for the Thunder. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Oklahoma City Thunder vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Thunder before tip-off in this one found them as 3-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 208.5 at TopBet.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Clippers at No. 1 and the Thunder at No. 4 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 100-99 result in favor of the Clippers.

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Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 106-105 result against the Wizards on November 10. The Thunder failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite, while the 211 combined points took the game OVER the total. Washington was victimized by Kevin Durant for 33 points as the Thunder defeated the Wizards 106-105 in NBA action on Sunday.

The Clippers were a 109-107 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (216) made winners of OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 25 points and 10 rebounds from Blake Griffin en route to a 109-107 victory over Minnesota on Monday at STAPLES Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Thunder rank No. 2 in the league with 47 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 8-ranked team at 8.5 per game, while the Thunder rate No. 24 with 5.33 per contest.

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Golden State, Thursday, November 14th
Los Angeles home to New Jersey, Saturday, November 16th

 

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