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Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Odds are against the Oklahoma City Thunder (35-36), who are a 6.5-point underdog when they hit the court against the Los Angeles Clippers (38-34) on March 21, 2023. The game’s point total is 236.5.

Clippers vs. Thunder Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -262
  • Thunder odds to win: +214
  • Spread: Clippers (-6.5)
  • Total: 236.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10:30 PM ET
  • Where: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California
  • TV: BSOK and BSSC

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Thunder?

Clippers and Thunder Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Clippers are 6-10 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.

When they have played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this year, the Thunder are 10-6-1 against the spread.

These two teams average a combined 230.7 points per game, 5.8 fewer points than the total of 236.5 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 229 points per game, 7.5 fewer than the point total in this game.

The Clippers’ average point total in matchups this year is 225.4, 11.1 points below the total in this game.

The average point total for Oklahoma City this season is 2.3 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Los Angeles is 36-36-0 against the spread this season.

The Thunder are 44-26-1 against the spread this year.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +19 scoring differential, putting up 112.8 points per game (22nd in the league) and giving up 112.6 (10th in the NBA).

The Clippers average 43.4 rebounds per game (15th in the league) compared to the 43.2 of their opponents.

Los Angeles connects on 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league) at a 37.7% rate (fifth-best in the NBA), compared to the 12.2 its opponents make while shooting 36.3% from deep.

The Clippers average 111.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (16th in the league), and give up 111.7 points per 100 possessions (14th in the NBA).

The Clippers have scored at a lower clip at home than away from home in the 2022-23 season (111.4 at home versus 114.2 on the road), and have surrendered fewer points at home than away from home (109.8 opponent points per home game versus 115.2 on the road).

Thunder Stats & Insights

The Thunder outscore opponents by 1.5 points per game (posting 117.9 points per game, third in league, and conceding 116.4 per outing, 20th in NBA) and have a +105 scoring differential.

Oklahoma City grabs 43.7 rebounds per game (13th in league) while conceding 46.7 per outing to opponents. It is outrebounded by three boards per game.

The Thunder hit 12.3 three-pointers per game (13th in the league) at a 36.1% rate (15th in NBA), compared to the 13 their opponents make, shooting 36% from deep.

The Thunder rank 14th in the league averaging 112.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 10th, allowing 110.9 points per 100 possessions.

At home Oklahoma City is putting up 121.1 points per game, 6.7 more than it is averaging away (114.4).

Clippers Key Players to Watch

Paul George leads active Clippers players in scoring, tallying 23.9 points per game to go with 6.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists.

Russell Westbrook contributes with 15.4 points, 7.6 assists and six rebounds per game, and Ivica Zubac adds 10.5 points, 1.1 assists and 10.2 rebounds per contest.

George makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Clippers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.

George picks pockets to the tune of 1.5 takeaways per game, while Zubac records 1.3 rejections per contest.

Thunder Key Players to Watch

Josh Giddey racks up 7.8 rebounds per game and 6.1 assists per game to go with the 16.2 points he racks up a contest.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has per-game averages of 31.4 points, 5.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds this season.

Isaiah Joe hits 2.3 threes per game.

The Thunder’s defensive efforts get a boost from Gilgeous-Alexander (1.7 steals and one block per game).

Clippers vs. Thunder Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Thunder (+ 6.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (236.5)

  • Prediction:
    Clippers 116 – Thunder 114

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