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Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Odds are against the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-36), who are a 6.5-point underdog when they take the court against the Los Angeles Clippers (38-34) on March 21, 2023. The point total for the game is 236.5.

Clippers vs. Thunder Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -258
  • Thunder odds to win: +213
  • Spread: Clippers (-6.5)
  • Total: 236.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10:30 PM ET
  • Where: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California
  • TV: BSOK and BSSC

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Thunder?

Clippers and Thunder Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Clippers are 6-10 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.

The Thunder have a 10-6-1 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 6.5 points or more.

The Clippers and the Thunder combine to average 5.8 fewer points per game than the over/under of 236.5 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 229 points per game, 7.5 fewer than the point total in this game.

The Clippers’ average point total in outings this season is 225.4, 11.1 points less than the total in this game.

The average over/under for Oklahoma City’s games this season is 2.3 fewer points than the point total of 236.5 for this outing.

Los Angeles’ ATS record is 36-36-0 this season.

The Thunder have a 44-26-1 record against the spread this season.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers average 112.8 points per game (22nd in the league) while giving up 112.6 per outing (10th in the NBA). They have a +19 scoring differential overall.

The Clippers rank 15th in the league at 43.4 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.2 their opponents average.

Los Angeles makes 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), while its opponents have made 12.2 on average.

The Clippers’ 111.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 16th in the NBA, and the 111.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 14th in the league.

The Clippers’ offense has been much worse when playing at home (111.4 PPG) compared to their play on the road (114.2 PPG). Meanwhile, their defense has been much better in home games (109.8 PPG allowed) when compared to their play on the road (115.2 PPG allowed).

Thunder Stats & Insights

The Thunder’s +105 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.5 points per game) is a result of putting up 117.9 points per game (third in NBA) while giving up 116.4 per contest (20th in league).

Oklahoma City loses the rebound battle by 3.0 boards on average. It records 43.7 rebounds per game, 13th in the league, while its opponents pull down 46.7.

The Thunder knock down 12.3 three-pointers per game (12th in the league) compared to their opponents’ 13.0. They shoot 36.1% from deep, and their opponents shoot 36.0%.

The Thunder rank 14th in the NBA with 112.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 10th defensively with 110.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Oklahoma City averages 121.1 points per game at home, and 114.4 on the road.

Clippers Key Players to Watch

The Clippers active scoring leader is Paul George, who averages 23.9 per contest to go with 6.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists.

Ivica Zubac adds 10.5 points, 1.1 assists and 10.2 rebounds per outing. Russell Westbrook puts up 15.4 points, 7.6 assists and 6.0 rebounds a game.

George leads active Clippers in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.

George averages 1.5 steals per game, while Zubac has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Thunder Key Players to Watch

Josh Giddey grabs 7.8 rebounds per game, 6.1 assists per game, and 16.2 points per game.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has per-game averages of 31.4 points, 5.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds this season.

Isaiah Joe averages 2.3 made threes per game.

Gilgeous-Alexander is a strong defensive option with 1.7 steals and 1.0 block per game.

Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Thunder (+ 6.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (236.5)

  • Prediction:
    Clippers 116 – Thunder 114

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