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Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/3/2020 NBA Odds and Picks

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Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3-3-2020 NBA Odds and Picks

Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/3/2020 – The Oklahoma City Thunder host the Los Angeles Clippers in what is expected to be an exciting matchup. However, NBA betting lines slightly favor the Clippers to prevail over the Thunder. A win is essential for both teams as the NBA playoff race heats up. The Clippers are tied with the Denver Nuggets at second spot while the Thunder is trying to catch up to the Utah Jazz. A win is also crucial for OKC with the Dallas Mavericks just a game behind.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/3/2020

When: March 3, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: FOX
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/3/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Clippers -3.5 (-110) 225.5 o (-110) -150

Oklahoma City Thunder
+3.5 (-110) 225.5 u (-110) +130
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Los Angeles Clippers Betting

The Los Angeles Clippers need to rack up as much wins as possible to break out of their tie with the Nuggets. Positioning is important heading into the postseason although the Clips have a formidable lineup. Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will spark the Clippers anew on offense. But defense needs some addressing, particularly after their last game against the Sixers. They cannot afford the same lackadaisical defense against a dangerous OKC five.

Players to watch: K. Leonard SF 46 GP 46 GS 32.3 MIN 27 PTS 1 OR 6.5 DR 7.5 REB 5.2 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.9 TO 2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 26.7 PER

P. George SG 37 GP 37 GS 29.1 MIN 21.1 PTS 0.4 OR 5.4 DR 5.8 REB 3.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 20.01 PER

L. Williams SG 56 GP 8 GS 29.6 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.5 OR 2.6 DR 3.1 REB 5.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 1.4 PF 2 AST/TO 17.23 PER

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Thunder are hoping to bounce back after a loss as they continue their surprising season. For a team that was supposed to be in rebuilding mode, OKC has surprised many with its current performance. Chris Paul leads the charge anew together with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Dennis Schroeder. Head coach Billy Donovan will have his work cut out, trying to contain Leonard and George. The backcourt edge goes to the Thunder but the frontline will be in for a long night defensively.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 60 GP 60 GS 35.4 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.8 OR 5.5 DR 6.2 REB 3.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 1.7 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.45 PER

D. Schroder PG 59 GP 1 GS 31 MIN 18.8 PTS 0.3 OR 3.5 DR 3.8 REB 4 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 2.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.67 PER

C. Paul PG 59 GP 59 GS 31.7 MIN 17.5 PTS 0.3 OR 4.7 DR 5 REB 6.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2.1 TO 2.2 PF 3.2 AST/TO 21.62 PER

Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder 3/3/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Clippers

LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
LA Clippers are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games against Oklahoma City.
Clippers are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Clippers’ last 13 games on the road.
LA Clippers are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
LA Clippers are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Clippers’ last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
LA Clippers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games against LA Clippers.
Oklahoma City are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Oklahoma City are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Clippers.
Thunder are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Oklahoma City are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Injuries

Los Angeles Clippers

No Injuries

Oklahoma City Thunder

Danilo Gallinari SF Ankle is “?” Tuesday vs LA Clippers
Andre Roberson SF Knee is out indefinitely
Darius Bazley PF Thumb is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Clippers Oklahoma City Thunder
31-28 Against the Spread 37-22
27-33 Straight Up 28-31
116 Points per Game 110
110 Points Allowed per Game 108
46.28 Offensive FG% 47.22
79.04 Offensive FT% 80.23
36.65 Offensive 3PT% 35.29
43.61 Defensive FG% 45.74
76.24 Defensive FT% 79.75
34.3 Defensive 3PT% 34.58

Los Angeles Clippers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

It will be a close game this Tuesday in Oklahoma with both teams ramping up their playoff bids. The Clippers are given the slight edge by NBA parlay, likely because of their talented lineup. However, it would be wise not to take the Clips for granted, especially Gilgeous-Alexander and Paul. This game could go either way and Doc Rivers must not take chances.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Clippers for this game is at -650 while the Thunder are at -150 at home.

ATS: -3.5 is given to the Clippers across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Thunder with +3.5.

TOTALs: 225.5 is the given total for this match with the Clippers going over and the Thunder the team under.

Score Prediction: 112 – 110 Clippers