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The Thunder enter today’s game looking to build some momentum after a 124-120 win over the Suns. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and his 40 led the way for the Thunder. Not only did Oklahoma City win the game, but they also covered the spread as 1.0-point favorites.
With the win, the team has moved to 35-36, placing them 9th in the Western Conference. So far this season, they have gone 22-15 at home and 13-21 on the road. This season, Oklahoma City’s ATS record sits at 43-27.
This season, the Thunder’s offense has been excellent, ranking 3rd in the NBA at 117.9 points per game. Oklahoma City has averaged 113 points per contest over their last five games. Oklahoma City has used pace to their advantage this season, averaging 101.7 possessions per game, which is the 3rd most in the league. This up-tempo style has made up for a three-point field goal percentage of 36.1% (16th). In terms of getting to the free-throw line, the Thunder are 17th in the NBA in attempts while connecting at a rate of 80.6%.
Oklahoma City’s defense is currently ranked 20th in the league at 111.8 points allowed per game. Oklahoma City is hovering around the league average despite forcing turnovers at a below average rate at 12.7 per game. Also, the unit has struggled to clean up the defensive glass, ranking 29th in defensive rebounds per game. So far, opponents have hit 45.9% of their field goal attempts and 35.0% of their looks from deep.
Los Angeles Clippers – NBA Betting Analysis
The Clippers enter today’s game looking to build some momentum after a 117-102 win over the Trail Blazers. Paul George and his 29 led the way for the Clippers. Not only did Los Angeles win the game, but they also covered the spread as 4.5-point favorites.
With the win, the team has moved to 38-34, placing them 5th in the Western Conference. So far this season, they have gone 19-16 at home and 19-18 on the road. This season, Los Angeles’ ATS record sits at 36-35.
Going into today’s game, the Clippers are ranked 24th in scoring with an average of 112.8 points per contest. Over their five most recent games, the team has been scoring an average of 221 points per game. This season, the Clippers are ranked 22nd in terms of pace with an average of 98.0 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are one of the more efficient teams in the league (16th) with a percentage of 36.1%. Their overall field goal percentage of 46.8% places them 22nd in the NBA.
Los Angeles’ defense will take the court ranked 20th in the league at 111.8 points per game. Despite their struggles on the defensive glass, ranking 37.3 in defensive rebounds per contest, and generating turnovers at a below-average rate of 13.5 per game, the unit has managed to maintain league average numbers. So far, opponents have shot 45.9% from the field and 35.0% from beyond the arc.
Today’s NBA Betting Pick – Thunder vs. Clippers
Today’s matchup will be the 2nd game of the season between the Thunder and Clippers. So far, the Thunder have the leg up in the series 2-0. In the previous head-to-head matchup, the Thunder came out on top by a score of 108-94. Oklahoma City went into the game as 5.5 point underdogs, giving them an ATS win. The combined 202 was less than the over/under line of 217.0.
In the Thunder’s previous five games as the favorite, they have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 against the spread. Across their last three road games, they are 2-1 ATS and 2-1 straight up. Their previous ten games have an over/under mark of 7-3 with an average of 238 points per contest.
Across Los Angeles’ last five games at home, they have an ATS mark of 3-2 while going 2-3 straight-up. As the favorite, the Clippers are 2-1 straight up on an average scoring differential of -1 points per game. This has led to an ATS mark of 2-1. Their previous ten games have ended in an average of 231 points per game and an over/under mark of 4-6.
Recommended ATS Betting Pick: LAC -6.5
Recommended OU Betting Pick: Under 237.0
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