The effective offense of the Phoenix Suns (16-12) will square off against the solid defense of the Los Angeles Clippers (17-13) at Crypto.com Arena on December 15, 2022, where the Suns are favored by 5.5 points. The matchup’s point total is set at 217.5.
How to bet Suns vs. Clippers
Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Clippers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Suns as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Suns have -214 odds to pick up the win, while the Clippers are listed at +178 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 217.5 points.
Suns vs. Clippers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, December 15, 2022
- Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Suns vs. Clippers Betting Trends
In the Suns’ 28 games this year, they have 14 wins against the spread. Phoenix has been chosen as the favorite in 22 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (59.1%) in those games. The Suns have hit the over in 43.3% of their opportunities this year (13 times over 30 games with a set point total).
The Clippers have played 30 games, with 15 wins against the spread. Los Angeles is 4-7 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 36.4% of those games). Clippers games this year have hit the over on 11 of 30 set point totals (36.7%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Suns vs. Clippers Injury Report
Clippers: Luke Kennard: Questionable (Calf), Ivica Zubac: Questionable (Knee), Reggie Jackson: Out (Achilles), Paul George: Out (Rest), Kawhi Leonard: Out (Injury Management), Norman Powell: Out (Groin)
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
With 115.4 points per game on offense, Phoenix ranks ninth in the NBA. On defense, it allows 111.3 points per contest, which ranks 10th in the league. The Suns post 116.4 points per game in home games, compared to 114.3 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 2.1 points per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Suns have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 116.8 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 115.4 they’ve put up over the course of this season.
This year, Phoenix is sinking 13 treys per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) and is shooting 37.6% (sixth-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Suns have taken 62.3% two-pointers and 37.7% from three-point land this season. Of the team’s buckets, 69.8% are two-pointers and 30.2% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Los Angeles is the worst squad in the NBA in points scored (107.6 per game) but third-best in points allowed (108). In 2022-23 the Clippers are scoring 5.4 fewer points per game at home (104.9) than on the road (110.3). The Clippers have fared better offensively in their last 10 games, generating 110.6 points per contest, three more than their season average of 107.6.
In 2022-23, Los Angeles is 13th in the league in 3-point makes (11.9 per game) and 11th in 3-point percentage (36.3%). The Clippers attempt 38.9% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 61.1% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 30.5% of the Clippers’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 69.5% are 2-pointers.
Suns vs. Clippers Predictions and Pick
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