Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, March 23, 2023

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Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 23, 2023

NBA Predictions

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s Oklahoma City Thunder (36-36) will aim to upset Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers when the Thunder take on the Clippers on March 23, 2023. Los Angeles is a 4-point favorite against Oklahoma City. A 231.5-point over/under is set for the game.

Clippers vs. Thunder Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -176
  • Thunder odds to win: +149
  • Spread: Clippers (-4)
  • Total: 231.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 10:30 PM ET
  • Where: Arena in Los Angeles, California
  • TV: NBA TV, BSSC, and BSOK

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Thunder?

Clippers and Thunder Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 4 points or more, the Clippers have a 15-16 record against the spread.

The Thunder have a 23-10-1 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 4 points or more this year.

The Clippers and the Thunder combine to average 1.2 fewer points per game than the total of 231.5 set for this matchup.

Los Angeles and Oklahoma City have seen its opponents average a combined 2.9 fewer points per game than the point total of 231.5 set for this outing.

The average point total for Clippers games this season is 6.4 fewer points than the over/under of 231.5 in this matchup.

The average point total for Oklahoma City this season is 2.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Los Angeles’ ATS record is 36-37-0 this season.

The Thunder have a 45-26-1 record against the spread this year.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers average 112.7 points per game (22nd in the league) while allowing 112.4 per outing (ninth in the NBA). They have a +18 scoring differential overall.

The Clippers average 43.5 rebounds per game (13th in the league) compared to the 43.2 of their opponents.

Los Angeles knocks down 12.5 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 111.7 points scored per 100 possessions, and 13th in the league defensively with 111.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Clippers’ offense has been much worse when playing at home (111.1 PPG) compared to their play on the road (114.2 PPG). Meanwhile, their defense has been much better at home (109.5 PPG allowed) when compared to their play on the road (115.2 PPG allowed).

Thunder Stats & Insights

The Thunder are outscoring opponents by 1.4 points per game, with a +106 scoring differential overall. They put up 117.6 points per game (fourth in NBA) and give up 116.2 per contest (19th in league).

The 43.8 rebounds per game Oklahoma City accumulates rank 12th in the NBA, 2.9 fewer than the 46.7 its opponents collect.

The Thunder hit 12.3 three-pointers per game (13th in the league), while their opponents have made 12.9 on average.

The Thunder rank 14th in the NBA with 112.2 points scored per 100 possessions, and 10th defensively with 110.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Oklahoma City is scoring 7.1 more points per game at home (121.1) than away (114.0).

Clippers Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Clippers this season is Leonard (among active players), who averages 23.7 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game.

Ivica Zubac adds 10.6 points, 1.1 assists and 10.1 rebounds per contest. Russell Westbrook puts up 15.4 points, 7.5 assists and 6.0 rebounds a game.

The Clippers get 1.8 three-pointers per game out of Marcus Morris.

Westbrook averages 1.1 takeaways per game, and Zubac compiles 1.3 rejections per contest.

Thunder Key Players to Watch

Josh Giddey holds a top spot on the Thunder rebounds and assists leaderboards, scoring 16.1 points a contest with 7.8 rebounds per game and 6.1 assists per game.

The Thunder have gotten 31.4 points, 5.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds out of Gilgeous-Alexander this season.

Isaiah Joe knocks down 2.3 threes per game.

Gilgeous-Alexander’s 1.7 steals and 1.0 block per game are vital to the Thunder’s defensive production.

Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Thunder (+ 4)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (231.5)

  • Prediction:
    Clippers 115 – Thunder 114

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