On Tuesday, the LA Clippers (1-3) will be playing against the Phoenix Suns (3-1) in the fifth game of their first-round standoff. With a 3-1 series lead, Phoenix Suns secured a 112-100 victory in Game 4 and will look to close out the series against the LA Clippers and progress. With just one victory to go, the Phoenix Suns are in a favorable position to secure the tie. This key contest may determine their destiny, and they are fully in charge of the outcome against the LA Clippers.
Form Phoenix Suns
The Phoenix Suns are having a sensational run of form, their latest victory being a 100-112 win over the LA Clippers. This extended their incredible streak to three consecutive wins. Their record at the Footprint Center this season stands at 29-14.
The Phoenix Suns are scoring 113.9 points on average in the NBA this season and 114.2 points at the Footprint Center. The Phoenix Suns defense ranks around the middle of the pack compared to the rest of the league, limiting opponents to 111.6 points per game.
Despite being considered an outside contender for the championship trophy, don’t rule the Phoenix Suns out. Having achieved 48 wins out of 86 games played, this team has demonstrated that it is capable of making a solid push for the playoffs.
The Phoenix Suns have no injuries for their upcoming game.
Form LA Clippers
The LA Clippers’ record for the season is 45-41 and 22-21 on the road, yet they were absolutely crushed by the Phoenix Suns in a 100-112 loss. They will no doubt be determined to recover from this setback and return even more powerful than before.
On average, LA Clippers have scored 113.5 points in the NBA this season and 114.3 points when playing away from home. Defensively, the LA Clippers have restricted opponents to 113.3 points per game on average and 115.6 points on the road.
The remarkable LA Clippers have registered an impressive 45 wins out of 86 matches played. Despite not being the favorites for the title, the talented players in their squad make them a dangerous team when they take to the court.
Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are both set to miss the game.
The LA Clippers and the Phoenix Suns had quite the rivalry during the regular season. They went back and forth with two wins each. The Phoenix Suns have amazed us with a stunning series of wins in the playoffs. They have achieved three consecutive victories, starting with a 123-109 win over the LA Clippers in Game 2. The following Game 3 ended in a 124-129 victory to their name. Even more excitingly, they won Game 4 with a triumphant 100-112 score!
The Phoenix Suns managed an average of 113 points a game in their ten most recent outings against the LA Clippers, who averaged 108.2 points.
For the Tuesday odds on the Phoenix Suns and the LA Clippers game, head to Bet365.com.They have a variety of betting options listed on their website.
- Moneyline (ML): LA Clippers (+550) | Phoenix Suns (-800)
- Against the spread (ATS): LA Clippers +12.5 (-110) | Phoenix Suns -12.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 223.5 (-110) | (-110)
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Take the Phoenix Suns to win (1.13) on the moneyline.
After defeating LA Clippers with a score of 100-112, the Phoenix Suns must have a feeling of confidence. They are looking to take on the LA Clippers with ease. The oddsmakers have marked them as -800 favorites, suggesting they have an 89% chance of winning on Tuesday. The LA Clippers are not favored to come out on top with +550 moneyline odds set for a road win. They have been inconsistent away from home lately, dropping six of their last ten road games.
We are tipping Phoenix Suns to be victorious against a struggling LA Clippers. The former have a 48-38 record this season and are in excellent shape, having won their last three consecutive matches.
Against the Spread
Take the Phoenix Suns -12.5 (1.91) as they are the best bet.
The Phoenix Suns are beginning Tuesday’s game as the clear 12.5-point favorites over the LA Clippers. The LA Clippers were the dominant team in their last five trips to the Footprint Center. They won three times by a 6.3-point margin on average.
The Phoenix Suns have a 44-40-2 ATS record in all games this season. Their record at the Footprint Center is 23-19-1 ATS. In their past ten matches, the Phoenix Suns beat the spread five times. They scored 115.7 points per game on average, while their opponents averaged 110.8 points.
Away from home, the LA Clippers failed to cover in four of their last five games. Their road record this season is 22-21 ATS. In their last ten games, the LA Clippers had success covering four of them. Specifically in Western Conference matchups, they achieved an 51-58 ATS record recently.
Total over 223.5 (1.91) is how we’d bet.
It is expected that the next game between the Phoenix Suns and the LA Clippers could be a high-scoring affair, with an estimated point total between 218 and 222. This follows their last ten intense outings, in which they averaged 221.2 points, demonstrating their resilience.
For the latest Phoenix Suns-LA Clippers game, the total line is set at 223.5. This is 7.5 points less than the combined 231-point average the two teams managed in their last five meetings. Betting on the Over in the total market returns odds of -110.
At the Footprint Center, the Phoenix Suns have a record of 20-22 O/U against the total for the season, with an overall score of 44-40 O/U. The total averaged 226.6 points across the last five Phoenix Suns home games, going under two times.
The LA Clippers are 42-40 O/U against the total this season. Their record on the road is 27-16 O/U. In the past five games, the LA Clippers saw the total go over three times, averaging 225.6 points. The Over is 7-3 across the past 10 matches.