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

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

NBA Predictions

Odds are against the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-36), who are a 7-point underdog when they take the court against the Los Angeles Clippers (38-34) on March 21, 2023. The point total for the matchup is 237.5.

Clippers vs. Thunder Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -266
  • Thunder odds to win: +218
  • Spread: Clippers (-7)
  • Total: 237.5

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Game Time and Information

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

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Thunder?

Clippers and Thunder Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 7-point favorites this season, the Clippers are 6-7 against the spread.

In games they have played as at least 7-point underdogs this year, the Thunder are 10-3-1 against the spread.

The Clippers and the Thunder combine to average 6.8 fewer points per game than the over/under of 237.5 set for this matchup.

Los Angeles and Oklahoma City have seen its opponents average a combined 8.5 fewer points per game than the over/under of 237.5 set in this matchup.

The average point total for Clippers games this season is 12.1 fewer points than the total of 237.5 in this matchup.

Oklahoma City’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 234.2 points, 3.3 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

Los Angeles is 36-36-0 against the spread this season.

So far this year, the Thunder have put together a 44-26-1 record against the spread.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +19 scoring differential, putting up 112.8 points per game (22nd in the league) and giving up 112.6 (10th in the NBA).

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

The Clippers rank 16th in the NBA with 111.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 14th in the league defensively with 111.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In the 2022-23 season, the Clippers score 2.8 fewer points per home game on average than on the road (111.4 at home, 114.2 on the road), and are also conceding 5.4 fewer points per home game compared to road games (109.8 at home, 115.2 on the road).

Thunder Stats & Insights

The Thunder put up 117.9 points per game (third in league) while allowing 116.4 per contest (20th in NBA). They have a +105 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 1.5 points per game.

The 43.7 rebounds per game Oklahoma City accumulates rank 13th in the NBA, three fewer than the 46.7 its opponents pull down.

The Thunder connect on 12.3 three-pointers per game (13th in the league), while their opponents have made 13 on average.

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 is putting up more points at home (121.1 per game) than away (114.4).

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.

Russell Westbrook is averaging 15.4 points, 7.6 assists and six rebounds per game, while Ivica Zubac adds 10.5 points, 1.1 assists and 10.2 rebounds per contest.

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 takeaways per game, and Zubac collects 1.3 rejections 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’s per-game averages this season are 31.4 points, 5.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds.

Isaiah Joe averages 2.3 made threes per game.

The Thunder’s defensive efforts get a lift from Gilgeous-Alexander (1.7 steals and one block per game).

Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Thunder (+ 7)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (237.5)

  • Prediction:
    Clippers 116 – Thunder 114

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