Clippers vs. Suns - 2/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (14-41) at Los Angeles Clippers (36-19)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 22, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -16.5 -- Over/Under: 209 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSAZ, FSW2
The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers square off Monday night at the Staples Center.
The Phoenix Suns are desperate for a win in order to snap an 11-game losing streak. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 100.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.9 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Kris Humphries is averaging 18 points and 12 rebounds while Devin Booker is averaging 10.6 points and 1.7 assists. Mirza Teletovic is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Archie Goodwin is dishing 2.3 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.8 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost 14 straight road games.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 100.7 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 19.6 points and 9.4 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 16.4 points and 1.7 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.3 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 14.2 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won 10 of their last 15 home games.
The Suns are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest. The Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. NBA Pacific. The Suns are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Los Angeles and 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Suns are downright awful and stand no chance against a hot and talented Clippers team. Even then, I'm not laying damn near 20 points. Instead, I'll side with the over. The over is 5-2-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams.