Suns vs. Clippers NBA Playoffs Game 5 Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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Suns vs. Clippers NBA Playoffs Game 5 Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 25, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Los Angeles Clippers (44-38) will need a big game out of top scorer Russell Westbrook (15.9 ppg) if they want to stay with the favored Phoenix Suns (45-37). Devin Booker and the Suns are double-digit favorites (-12.5) against the Clippers on April 25, 2023. The point total for the game is 224.5.

Suns vs. Clippers Odds

  • Suns odds to win: -785
  • Clippers odds to win: +554
  • Spread: Suns (-12.5)
  • Total: 224.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Where: Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona
  • TV: TNT, BSAZ, and BSSC

Who Will Win Suns vs. Clippers?

Suns and Clippers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Suns are 3-3 against the spread when favored by 12.5 points or more this season.

These two teams average 227.2 points per game combined, 2.7 more than the total of 224.5.

Phoenix and Los Angeles have seen its opponents average a combined 0.2 more points per game than the point total of 224.5 set in this outing.

The average total for Suns games this year is 0.7 more points than the total of 224.5 in this game.

Los Angeles’ games this season have averaged a total of 226.7 points, 2.2 more than the point total in this matchup.

Phoenix has gone 41-38-3 ATS this season.

The Clippers’ ATS record is 40-42-0 this year.

Suns Stats & Insights

The Suns’ +170 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.0 points per game) is a result of scoring 113.6 points per game (17th in the NBA) while giving up 111.6 per outing (sixth in the league).

The 44.2 rebounds per game the Suns average rank 11th in the NBA, and are 1.3 more than the 42.9 their opponents collect per outing.

Phoenix knocks down 12.2 three-pointers per game (13th in the league) at a 37.4% rate (seventh-best in the NBA), compared to the 11.4 its opponents make while shooting 35.7% from beyond the arc.

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

The Suns’ offense has been much better in home games (114.1 PPG) compared to away games (113.2 PPG). Likewise, their defense has been better in home games (109.2 PPG allowed) when compared to road games (113.9 PPG allowed).

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +41 scoring differential, putting up 113.6 points per game (17th in league) and giving up 113.1 (12th in NBA).

The 43.2 rebounds per game Los Angeles accumulates rank 16th in the league. Their opponents record 43.1.

The Clippers make 12.7 three-pointers per game (10th in the league) at a 38.1% rate (third-best in NBA), compared to the 12.2 their opponents make, shooting 36.5% from deep.

The Clippers rank 13th in the NBA with 112.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 17th defensively with 112.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.

Los Angeles averages 112.7 points per game at home, and 114.4 away.

Suns Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Suns this season is Booker (among active players), who averages 27.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per game.

Chris Paul contributes with 13.9 points, 8.9 assists and 4.3 rebounds a game, and Deandre Ayton adds 18.0 points, 1.7 assists and 10.0 rebounds per matchup.

Booker leads active Suns in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.1 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Paul picks pockets to the tune of 1.5 takeaways per game, and Bismack Biyombo collects 1.4 rejections per contest.

Clippers Key Players to Watch

Westbrook’s showing this season has resulted in strong scoring and assists numbers, with 15.9 points per game and 7.5 assists per game to go with 5.8 rebounds per contest.

This season, Ivica Zubac has a statline that includes 10.8 points, 1.0 assist and 9.9 rebounds per game.

Eric Gordon hits 1.9 threes per game.

Westbrook’s 1.0 steal and Zubac’s 1.3 blocks per game are vital to the Clippers’ defensive effort.

Suns vs. Clippers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Clippers (+ 12.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (224.5)

  • Prediction:
    Suns 116 – Clippers 110

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