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NBA Betting: Phoenix Suns at LA Clippers Latest Odds, Picks and Analysis (Thursday, April 8, 2021)

Phoenix Suns vs. LA Clippers Betting Information, Odds and Picks

At the onset of the season, nobody saw the Suns rising.  Phoenix is the biggest surprise in NBA betting.  Best of all, the Suns’ formula for success is sustainable.  Phoenix is a complete team that plays a full-court game.  And Devin Booker has emerged as an NBA star.  Counter to that is a Clippers team with the highest expectations.  Gamblers liked the hiring of coach Ty Lue.  And the combination of Kawhi Leonard with Paul George is an easy sell for gamblers.  LA is trying to overcome the disappointment of the 2020 NBA Playoffs.

Phoenix Suns vs. LA Clippers Betting Information

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Location: Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
TV Coverage: TNT

Phoenix Suns at LA Clippers Betting Odds

Suns +5 (-110) 224 (-110)
Clippers -5 (-110) 224 (-110)
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Phoenix Suns at LA Clippers CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, the Clippers will draw the majority of sportsbook handle.  LA is the much more popular home team in this matchup.  Squares feed right into that combination.  By contrast, the Suns remain a sharps type of team.  Casual fans still haven’t caught on to Phoenix.  And will be timid about taking Phoenix on the road.  Years of losing have given the Suns a poor public image.  As a result, public trust is yet to be earned.  Counter to that is the excitement of Kawhi Leonard playing for LA. Leonard’s arrival flipped the script for the Clippers image.

Suns Value Starting to Set?

Phoenix has begun to cool off after providing substantial betting on NBA value most of the campaign.  To illuminate, the Suns have covered just there of their last seven games.  Five of their previous seven games went over the total.  NBA metrics show the Suns ranked 8th for scoring offense and 5th for points allowed.  Second place in the Western Conference is where Phoenix stands.  Utah leads them by 2.5 games.

Overall, Devin Booker leads the Suns with 25.9 points per game.  Deandre Ayton brings 14.8 points and 10.8 rebounds per contest.

Clippers Set Sail for Bank  

Late on, the Clippers have covered seven of their last nine pro basketball betting matchups.  LA has gone under the total in four of their previous six games.  Now, the Clippers are 33-18 straight up, 29-22 against the spread, and 28-22 over the total.  LA ranks 9th in the NBA for scoring offense and 6th for points allowed.  LA is the top 3-point field goal and free-throw shooting team in the Association.

First among LA scorers is Kawhi Leonard with 25.7 points and 6,5 rebounds per game.  Paul George adds 22 points and 6.3 rebounds per contest.

Phoenix Suns at LA Clippers Against the Spread

Phoenix is 15-8 against the spread on the road.  Specifically, as a dog, the Suns are 6-2 vs. the odds.  Phoenix is 5-2 on the board in Pacific Division games.

Phoenix is 10-13 under the total on the road.  While as dogs, the Suns are 5-3 over the total.  Against the Pacific Division, Phoenix is 2-5 to the under.

Overall, at home, the Clippers are 15-11 against the spread.  As chalk, LA is 25-19 on the board.  And in Pacific Division games, the Clippers are 7-2 vs. the odds.

LA is 14-11-1 over the total at the Staples Center.  As a favorite, the Clippers are 24-19-1 to the over.  And against Pacific Division rivals, the Clippers are 4-5 to the under.

Head-to-head, LA has covered 14 of their last 17 basketball betting matchups with Phoenix.  And then four of the last six between these teams went over the total.  At Staples Center, the Clippers have bossed the payout window against the Suns.  To illuminate, the Clippers have covered eight of their last nine home games with Phoenix.

Phoenix Suns at LA Clippers CashBet Free Pick  

In this situation, the Suns make for a quality NBA gambling road team. Phoenix will get a good price.  Most important of all, they have developed into a capable threat.

Suns at Clippers CashBet Best Bet: 

Phoenix Suns


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