Clippers battle against Suns in Phoenix
The Los Angeles Clippers have been tagged with ATS losses in two of their three games against the Phoenix Suns so far this season as those teams hit the hardwood together on Wednesday.
Los Angeles and Phoenix last met on March 10, with the Clippers winning 112-105 at home but failing to cover the 10.5-point spread on the NBA odds. The UNDER has paid off in each of the last three games between the Clippers and Suns.
The Suns sport a record of 44-30 and 46-25-3 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Clippers sit at 53-22 and 42-32-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 36-36-2 for the Suns and 38-35-2 for the Clippers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Suns rated this week at No. 10 and the Clippers sitting at No. 2. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 103-99 result in favor of the Clippers today.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 114-104 winner on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (218) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Darren Collison scored 28 points for Los Angeles on Monday, leading the Clippers to a 114-104 victory over Minnesota at Target Center.
Last time out for Phoenix, they were a 115-99 loser as they battled the Lakers on the road. The Suns failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point favorite, while 214 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Gerald Green scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Suns to victory (they lost 115-99 to Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on Sunday).
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Phoenix's No. 14-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Phoenix rates No. 2 in the league with 9.47 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 11 with 8.43 per outing.
A few Clippers at Suns trends to consider:
LA Clippers is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Clippers's last 12 games
LA Clippers is 7-2-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
LA Clippers is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Phoenix is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Phoenix is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Phoenix's last 8 games
Phoenix is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Los Angeles home to Dallas, Thursday, April 3rd
Phoenix at Portland, Friday, April 4th