Suns hit the floor versus the Clippers
The Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Clippers have split their two meetings this season 1-1 both SU and ATS as the Western teams hit the hardwood together again on Monday.
Phoenix topped Los Angeles 107-88 as a 7.5-point road underdog on the NBA odds in the first meeting of the season between the teams on December 20. The Clippers then beat the Suns 104-96 as a 4.5-point road favorite on March 4.
Los Angeles will face the 36-26 Suns, who own a 38-21-3 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 35-27-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Suns are 34-27-1 favoring the OVER.
The Clippers sit at No. 1 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Suns are at No. 5 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 103-99.
Phoenix lost its last outing, a 113-107 result against the Warriors on March 9. The Suns covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 220 combined points took the game OVER the total. Gerald Green went off for 25 points and added 6 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Golden State defeated Phoenix, 113-107 at Oracle Arena.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 109-108 winner as they battled the Hawks at home. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 15-point favorite, while 217 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Hawks were burned for 27 points by Blake Griffin on Saturday as the Clippers picked up a 109-108 win at STAPLES Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Suns rank No. 13 in the league with 43.31 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 14 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 11-ranked team at 8.3 per game, while the Suns rate No. 4 with 9.4 per contest.
Phoenix home to Cleveland, Wednesday, March 12th
Los Angeles home to Golden State, Wednesday, March 12th