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Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Clippers

The Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Clippers will meet on the court at STAPLES Center on Monday in a battle of division rivals.

In their last action, Phoenix was a 115-101 winner at home against the 76ers. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (216) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 98-90 winner as they battled the Jazz at home. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite, while 188 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Phoenix:
Team record: 18-11 SU, 20-7-2 ATS

is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 10 games when playing LA Clippers
is 15-5 SU in their last 20 games when playing LA Clippers

When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Los Angeles:
Team record: 21-11 SU, 19-13 ATS

LA Clippers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Clippers last 10 games when playing Phoenix
LA Clippers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 18 of the LA Clippers last 24 games at home

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Charlotte are 6-4
After playing Utah are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Next up:
Phoenix home to Memphis, Thursday, January 2
LA Clippers home to Charlotte, Wednesday, January 1