Clippers vs. Suns Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 9, 2023

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Clippers vs. Suns Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 9, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Los Angeles Clippers (43-38) take the court as 9.5-point favorites against the Phoenix Suns (45-36) on April 9, 2023. A 225-point over/under has been set for the game.

Clippers vs. Suns Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -465
  • Suns odds to win: +360
  • Spread: Clippers (-9.5)
  • Total: 225

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, April 9, 2023 at 3:30 PM ET
  • Where: Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona
  • TV: BSAZ and BSSC

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Suns?

Clippers and Suns Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games they have played as at least 9.5-point favorites this season, the Clippers are 3-2 against the spread.

The Suns are 2-3 against the spread when an underdog by 9.5 points or more this year.

The Clippers and the Suns combine to average 2.1 more points per game than the over/under of 225 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 224.6 points per game, 0.4 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

The average over/under the Clippers have had set in matchups this season is 1.6 more points than this outing’s point total.

Phoenix’s games this season have averaged an over/under of 225.1 points, 0.1 more than the point total in this matchup.

Los Angeles has gone 40-41-0 ATS this season.

So far this year, the Suns have put together a 40-38-3 record against the spread.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +36 scoring differential, putting up 113.5 points per game (19th in the league) and allowing 113.1 (13th in the NBA).

The 43.1 rebounds per game the Clippers average rank 17th in the NBA. Their opponents pull down 43.1 per contest.

Los Angeles makes 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league), while its opponents have made 12.2 on average.

The Clippers record 112.4 points per 100 possessions (13th in the league), while giving up 112.1 points per 100 possessions (18th in the NBA).

The Clippers have been worse offensively at home, where they score 112.7 points per game, compared to road games, where they score 114.3 per game. Defensively, they are much better at home, where they allow 110.6 points per game, versus on the road, where they allow their opponents to score 115.6 per game.

Suns Stats & Insights

The Suns put up 113.6 points per game (17th in league) while giving up 111.5 per contest (fifth in NBA). They have a +175 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 2.1 points per game.

Phoenix ranks 11th in the league at 44.2 rebounds per game. That’s 1.4 more than the 42.8 its opponents average.

The Suns connect on 12.2 three-pointers per game (13th in the league) at a 37.4% rate (seventh-best in NBA), compared to the 11.5 their opponents make, shooting 35.8% from beyond the arc.

The Suns average 112.1 points per 100 possessions (17th in league), while giving up 110.1 points per 100 possessions (seventh in NBA).

At home, Phoenix averages 114.1 points per game. On the road, it averages 113.2.

Clippers Key Players to Watch

Kawhi Leonard leads active Clippers players in scoring, tallying 23.8 points per game to go with 6.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists.

Ivica Zubac adds 10.8 points, 1.0 assist and 10.0 rebounds per matchup. Russell Westbrook puts up 15.8 points, 7.5 assists and 5.8 rebounds per game.

Eric Gordon leads active Clippers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Westbrook averages 1.0 steal per game, while Zubac collects 1.3 rejections per contest.

Suns Key Players to Watch

Torrey Craig grabs 5.4 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, and 7.5 points per game.

Damion Lee’s per-game averages this season are 8.2 points, 1.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds.

Lee hits 1.5 threes per game.

The Suns’ defensive effort gets a lift from Josh Okogie’s 0.8 steals and Craig’s 0.8 blocks per game.

Clippers vs. Suns Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Suns (+ 9.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (225)

  • Prediction:
    Suns 116 – Clippers 110

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