Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Playoffs Game 1 Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Los Angeles Clippers are 7-point underdogs heading into Game 1 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs against the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center on Sunday, starting at 8:00 PM ET on TNT and BSSC. The matchup’s point total is set at 226.

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Suns vs. Clippers Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 16, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT and BSSC
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center
  • Moneyline favorite: Suns (-291)
  • Spread: Suns (-7)
  • Total: 226

Suns vs. Clippers Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Suns have covered the spread in a matchup 41 times this season (41-38-3).
  • Phoenix is 10-9-1 ATS when playing as at least 7-point favorites.
  • This season, Suns games have hit the over 40 times.
  • Phoenix’s games this season have gone over 226 points 41 out of 82 times.
  • The average total in Suns games this season is 225.2, 0.8 points fewer than Sunday’s total of 226.
  • The Clippers are 40-42-0 against the spread this year.
  • Los Angeles has an ATS record of 1-4 when playing as at least 7-point underdogs.
  • Clippers games have gone over the total 40 times this season.
  • In 46.3% of Los Angeles’ games this season (38/82), the teams combined to score more than Sunday’s over/under of 226 points.
  • In 2022-23, games involving the Clippers have averaged a total of 226.7 points, 0.7 more than the set over/under in this contest.

Suns vs. Clippers Statistics and Rankings

Suns Rank Suns AVG Clippers AVG Clippers Rank
17th 113.6 Points Scored 113.6 17th
6th 111.6 Points Allowed 113.1 12th
11th 44.2 Rebounds 43.2 16th
5th 11.8 Off. Rebounds 9.8 19th
13th 12.2 3pt Made 12.7 10th
3rd 27.3 Assists 23.9 23rd
11th 12.9 Turnovers 13.5 16th

Suns vs. Clippers Stats and Trends

  • The Suns have a 7-3 record straight-up in their last 10 contests, while covering the spread six times in those games.
  • The final score of the last 10 Phoenix games has gone over the set total six times.
  • The past 10 Phoenix games averaged 3.9 more points (229.9) than this matchup’s over/under.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Suns have a points-per-game average 2.3 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • The Clippers have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 6-4 overall in their past 10 contests.
  • Los Angeles has gone over the total in eight of its last 10 games.
  • Los Angeles’ average total over the last 10 games is 3.3 points greater than the 226 total listed for this matchup.
  • In their last 10 games, the Clippers’ points per game average is 119.0, 5.4 points higher per game than their season-long scoring average.

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