Tip-Off: 9:30 PM CT
Location: Staples Center (Los Angeles)
Spread: Clippers (-11)
Thunder/Clippers Trends Against The Spread
|2-4 (33%)||2-3 (40%)|
|0-3 (0%) on the road||1-2 (33%) at home|
|2-4 (33%) as an underdog or pick||1-2 (33%) as a favorite|
|0-3 as a road underdog||1-2 (33%) as a home favorite|
|Head To Head|
|0-0 (0%)||0-0 (0%)|
Thunder/Clippers Trends Against The Total
OKC is hitting the over just 33% of the time this season.
The Clippers are hitting the over 40% of the time this season.
The Thunder are 0-3 against the over on the road.
The Clippers are 1-2 against the over at home.
Oklahoma City’s offense stalled out in San Francisco on Saturday night. The Thunder scored a season low 82 points against the Warriors but they were still paced by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 15 points. On the season SGA is averaging 22 points per game so he’ll be looking to bounce back against the Clippers tonight.
This Clippers have stumbled out of the starting block to the season as well. In the absence of Kawai Leonard it has been Paul George who has been carrying the bulk of the offensive load for LA. Shooting 50% from the floor, George is averaging 27.6 points per game and has two 40-point nights in five games this season.
First meeting of the season.
Why The Thunder Won’t Cover (+11)
Truthfully, it’s impossible to have confidence in Oklahoma City right now. The Thunder upset the Lakers at home two games ago and then went on the road and dropped an egg at Golden State. OKC has been abysmal on the road this season, averaging just 86.3 points per game, and until they can prove that something has changed you’d be taking a huge risk in banking on them. There’s a reason why the Thunder are 0-3 against the spread in road games this season and despite LA’s sluggish start it’s hard to imagine anything but 0-4 right now.
Why The Game Won’t Hit The Over (217)
Oklahoma City seems to be stuck at a total of 217 points this season and with regularity they fall short of it. I’ve already mentioned the Thunder’s offensive woes on the road this season and therefore it shouldn’t be a surprise that they’ve yet to hit the over on the road in the three tries. Meanwhile, the Clippers are only 1-2 against the over (33%) at home this season which strongly suggests following the trends that lead this game to hitting the under.
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