A contest featuring one of the hottest NBA teams sees the Oklahoma City Thunder (36-36) take on the Los Angeles Clippers (38-35) at Crypto.com Arena on March 23, 2023. The Thunder have won two in a row, and are 8-2 over their past 10 games, but the Clippers are 4.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 231.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Clippers vs. Thunder
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Clippers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -187 odds to pick up the win, while the Thunder are listed at +159 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 231.5 points.
Clippers vs. Thunder Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, March 23, 2023
- Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBA
- Location: Los Angeles, California
- Arena: Crypto.com Arena
Clippers vs. Thunder Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Clippers are 36-37-0 this season. Los Angeles has been victorious in 31, or 66%, of the 47 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Clippers games this year have gone over the point total 44.4% of the time (32 out of 72 games with a set point total).
The Thunder are 45-26-1 against the spread this season. Oklahoma City has won 45.8% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (22-26). Thunder games this season have eclipsed the over/under 54.2% of the time (39 out of 72 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Clippers: Brandon Boston: Out (Tailbone), Norman Powell: Out (Shoulder), Paul George: Out (Knee)
Thunder: Kenrich Williams: Out (Wrist)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers
Offensively, Los Angeles is putting up 112.7 points per game (22nd-ranked in league). It is surrendering 112.4 points per contest on defense (ninth-ranked). The Clippers are putting up 111.1 points per game this season in home games, which is 3.1 fewer points than they’re averaging on the road (114.2). The Clippers have scored 112.7 points per game over their last 10 contests, the same amount they’ve put up on average this season.
Los Angeles is making 12.5 threes per game (11th-ranked in league). It has a 37.5% shooting percentage (seventh-ranked) from downtown. The Clippers are attempting 52.9 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 61.4% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 69.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 33.3 treys per contest, which are 38.6% of their shots (and 30.7% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Oklahoma City Thunder
In 2022-23, Oklahoma City is fourth-best in the NBA on offense (117.6 points scored per game) and ranked 19th defensively (116.2 points allowed). The Thunder average 121.1 points per game at home, and 114 on the road. While the Thunder are putting up 117.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that in their last 10 games, tallying 116.6 points per contest.
In 2022-23, Oklahoma City is 13th in the league in 3-point makes (12.3 per game) and 16th in 3-point percentage (36%). The Thunder take 36.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 63.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.3% of the Thunder’s baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.7% are 2-pointers.
Clippers vs. Thunder Predictions and Pick
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