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NBA Odds: Thunder vs. Clippers

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be on the west coast on Monday night for an NBA betting matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Thunder and Clippers have alternated wins over their last six matchups, but Oklahoma City was tagged with an ATS defeat in four of those games. The OVER/UNDER is at 5-5 over the past 10 meetings.

View Oklahoma City vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Clippers installed as 2.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 196.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 18-rated Clippers and the No. 10-rated Thunder in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 103-99 win for the Thunder on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 7-ranked offense (97.8 PPG) against a Thunder defense that ranks No. 14 at 94.2 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 45.2% from the field per game, less than the Thunder have managed so far this season (47.2% on average).

Defensively, the Thunder feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.6 points per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Oklahoma City, they were a 120-109 winner as they battled the Warriors on the road. The Thunder covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite, while 229 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Oklahoma City got 37 points from Kevin Durant en route to a 120-109 victory over Golden State on Friday at Oracle Arena.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 109-105 result against the Nuggets on January 29. The Clippers covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 214 combined points took the game OVER the total. Chauncey Billups went off for 32 points and added 4 rebounds leading Los Angeles to a 109-105 win over Denver on Sunday at Pepsi Center.

Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 6-4
After playing Golden State are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Utah are 2-8
After playing Denver are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Thunder at Clippers trends to consider:
Oklahoma City is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Oklahoma City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Oklahoma City is 7-18 ATS in their last 25 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games
LA Clippers are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the LA Clippers last 10 games at home

Next up:
Oklahoma City at Dallas, Wednesday, February 1
LA Clippers at Utah, Wednesday, February 1

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