Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers 6/24/2021 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers 6/24/2021 – The Los Angeles Clippers have their backs against the wall after dropping their last two games and they come in Game 3 in a must-win situation. The Phoenix Suns will be visiting them this Thursday, June 23 and it will be at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. ESPN is the broadcast team that is assigned to cover the game live at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the match through an online live stream. The Phoenix Suns as the visiting team holds a small edge in NBA betting lines and they are the safer bet as compared to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers 6/24/2021
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers 6/24/2021 Betting Odds
Phoenix Suns Betting
The Phoenix Suns came out swinging in Game 2 and were able to edge out the Los Angeles Clippers with a last-second alley-oop basket by DeAndre Ayton. The big man finished the game with 24 points, 14 rebounds, one steal and a block. Cameron Payne filled in well for Chris Paul who led the team with 29 points, nine assists and two steals. Devin Booker got his nose bleeding after getting hit by Patrick Beverly’s head but was able to tally 20 points, five rebounds and four assists. There are numerous reports that this could be the game that Chris Paul will return and that can propel them to the 2021 NBA Finals.
Players to watch: D. Booker SG 12 GP 12 GS 40.3 MIN 28.3 PTS 0.7 OR 6.4 DR 7.1 REB 5.3 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 3.8 TO 3.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 16.12 PER
D. Ayton C 12 GP 12 GS 35.2 MIN 16.3 PTS 2.8 OR 8 DR 10.8 REB 0.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 1.1 TO 2.5 PF 0.7 AST/TO 16.87 PER
C. Paul PG 10 GP 10 GS 31.2 MIN 15.7 PTS 0.4 OR 3.7 DR 4.1 REB 8.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.4 TO 1.8 PF 6.2 AST/TO 19.07 PER.
Los Angeles Clippers Betting
The Los Angeles Clippers have lost all their first two games every playoff series this year but managed to make a comeback and win it all. They have home-court advantage and expect this team to go through everything to the Phoenix Suns including the kitchen sink after the heartbreaking one-point loss in Game 2. Paul George finished with 26 points, six rebounds and six assists but the most important stat was the two missed free throws in crunch time that could have sealed the game. Reggie Jackson has been the second-best scoring option for the Clippers while Ivica Zubac tallied a double-double of 14 points and 11 boards in Game 2.
Players to Watch: K. Leonard SF 11 GP 11 GS 39.3 MIN 30.4 PTS 2 OR 5.7 DR 7.7 REB 4.4 AST 2.1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.2 TO 2.6 PF 2 AST/TO 26.14 PER
P. George SG 15 GP 15 GS 40.7 MIN 26.6 PTS 1.1 OR 7.6 DR 8.7 REB 5.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 3.3 TO 3.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.09 PER
R. Jackson PG 15 GP 13 GS 31.5 MIN 17.3 PTS 0.4 OR 2.6 DR 3 REB 3.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 2.6 PF 2.3 AST/TO 15.33 PER.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers 6/24/2021 Betting Numbers
Phoenix are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
Los Angeles Clippers
LA Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Chris Paul PG Quarantine is upgraded to probable Thursday vs LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers
Serge Ibaka PF Back is out for season
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Picks
The Los Angeles Clippers may have a home-court advantage but it will take a lot of mental toughness to make a comeback after that Game 2 loss. The Phoenix Suns will be the safe bet to take according to the best online sportsbook and take a 3-0 commanding lead after Game 3.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Clippers if they win their first game of the series is at -105 while the Suns are at -115.
ATS: It is just a point separating both teams across the spread with the Suns sitting on the -1 while the Clippers have the +1.
TOTALs: 218.5 points is the total set for this game with the Clippers the team under and the Suns are over.
Score Prediction: 109 – 106, Suns