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Phoenix Suns vs LA Clippers Prediction

The Phoenix Suns (32-27) go up against Pacific rivals LA Clippers (32-28) on Thursday. Tip-off is scheduled at Footprint Center at 22:00 (EST). The LA Clippers rank fifth in the Western Conference, coming in one position behind the fourth-placed Phoenix Suns. It looks like a match, which could go either way, as not a lot seems to be separating the Phoenix Suns from the LA Clippers. This could go down to the wire before a winner emerges.

Form Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have proven to be a force to be reckoned with at the Footprint Center, winning four out of their last five home games. Their most recent outing ended in victory against the Sacramento Kings, with a final score of 120-109.

Going into Thursday’s game, the Phoenix Suns have been fairly average in terms of their offensive output, averaging 112.8 points per contest. Defensively, there has been no letup. They boast one of the league’s stingiest defenses, having restricted opponents to 111.2 points per game this season and 108.2 points across their last five matches.

The Phoenix Suns are living up to expectations as a postseason contender. In the regular season, last season’s Conference semi-finalists rank fourth in the Western Conference. They’re 32-27 this year and sit second in the Pacific Division after 59 games.

Kevin Durant, Cameron Payne, and Landry Shamet are set to miss the Phoenix Suns game.

Form LA Clippers

The LA Clippers slammed home 134 points in their last match against the Golden State Warriors, winning 134-124. They’re now 6-4 in their past 10 games, going 17-15 on the road this season.

The LA Clippers have been having trouble scoring points this season. Their average of 111.4 points per game is one of the lowest in the NBA going into Thursday’s matchup. On the other side, the away defense hasn’t been as effective in shutting out opponents of late, surrendering 119.4 points in the last five matches and 111.2 points on average for the year.

Last year, the LA Clippers secured a berth in the Play-In Tournament but failed to advance to the playoffs. This season, however, the visitors have made a brilliant comeback. They’re in a stronger position to make the postseason now, sitting fifth in Western Conference and third in the Pacific Division.

The LA Clippers have no reported injury concerns ahead of their latest matchup.


The total went under 223.5 points in the most recent encounter between these two sides. The Phoenix Suns won the match 95-111 against the LA Clippers at the Crypto.com Arena. The Phoenix Suns have enjoyed the upper hand over the LA Clippers from their previous ten matchups. The home side celebrated six wins to go 6-4 in this series and will look to continue their dominance at the Footprint Center.

While the Phoenix Suns averaged 104.4 points, the LA Clippers performed an average of 100.4 points in their ten most recent head-to-head games.



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  • Moneyline (ML): LA Clippers (+100) | Phoenix Suns (-120)
  • Against the spread (ATS): LA Clippers +1.5 (-115) | Phoenix Suns -1.5 (-105)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 223.5 (-110) | (-110)

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Take the Phoenix Suns to win (1.83) on the moneyline.

The Phoenix Suns are on an impressive run of form. Their 120-109 win over the Sacramento Kings improved their record for the last 10 games to 7-3 last time out. They’re favorites to add another victory to their haul on Thursday, with -120 odds on the moneyline. This implies there is a 55% chance of a home win. Though the LA Clippers are viewed as the underdogs with +100 odds, they have made a strong showing in their last 10 road games, emerging victorious in seven of them. Their most recent success was a 134-124 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

The Phoenix Suns have the advantage in this Pacific matchup, being the slight favorites and having previously beaten the LA Clippers 111-95 on December 2022. Additionally, they have home-court advantage. Both teams are looking to come out on top, but the Phoenix Suns take our pick.

Against the Spread

Take the Phoenix Suns -1.5 (1.95) to cover the spread.

The Phoenix Suns open up as the slight 1.5-point favorites over the LA Clippers, according to oddsmakers. This suggests we could be in for a tight basketball game between two evenly-matched sides. The average points difference between the teams was 13.6 points from their last ten matchups.

The Phoenix Suns have gone 17-12 ATS at the Footprint Center for the season. Their overall record stands at 32-27 ATS. Against teams from the Pacific Division, the Phoenix Suns have gone 16-9 ATS lately, averaging 107.6 points scored and 107.1 points allowed.

On the road, the LA Clippers have put together a 17-15 ATS record and are 30-30 ATS in all games. The LA Clippers have had success covering the spread in six of their last ten games. In Western Conference matchups, they ended up 42-46 ATS recently.


Total under 223.5 (1.91) is how we’d bet on the total.

Matchups between the Phoenix Suns and the LA Clippers rarely put a lot of points on board. The past ten games produced a total of 204.8 points between these teams, and 204 points in the last five at Footprint Center.

The total line is set at 223.5. The Phoenix Suns and the LA Clippers’ combined points total has not exceeded this 223.5 line nine times in their last ten matchups. Betting Under on the Total market returns odds of -110.

The Phoenix Suns are 26-31 O/U this season. In five of their last six games, the total went under. Looking back on the last five games at home court, the total went under two times. The Phoenix Suns are 3-6-1 O/U overall from their previous ten matches overall.

The LA Clippers went over the total in their last two road games. Their record away from home is 20-12 O/U. Over paid out in three of the last five LA Clippers road games, leaving the visitors 6-4 O/U in their last 10 matches.

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