Suns at Clippers - 11/2/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (2-1) at Los Angeles Clippers (3-0)
NBA Basketball: Monday, November 2, 2015 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -9 -- Over/Under: 212 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, FSW2
The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers meet Monday night at the Staples Center.
The Phoenix Suns look to put together three straight victories to get off to a nice start. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 102 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 97.7 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 22.7 points and 4.3 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 20 points and five rebounds. Tyson Chandler is grabbing 10 rebounds and Jon Leuer is dishing two assists. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 52 rebounds, which is seven more than league average, and they’re coming away with nine steals. The Suns, however, are shooting just 28.4 percent from downtown, which is five percent below league average despite taking 24.7 attempts per game. The Suns have lost seven of their last 10 road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to remain unbeaten with their third straight home game. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 109.7 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 100.3 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 32 points and nine rebounds while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.7 points and 1.3 assists. Chris Paul is dishing nine assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 15 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are turning the ball over just 13.3 times per game and currently lead the league in field goal percentage. The Clippers, however, are shooting just 26.9 percent from beyond the arc and getting just 31 points from their bench, which is four points below league average. The Clippers have won nine straight regular season games when scoring 100 or more points.
The Suns are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Pacific and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Clippers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 Monday games. The Suns are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Clippers have been an offensive machine out of the gate, while the Suns are a high volume offensive team. This should reslt in a double-digit win for Los Angeles before it takes the road for the Warriors.