Thunder vs. Clippers - 3/9/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (41-21) at Oklahoma City Thunder (43-20)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -4.5 -- Over/Under: 217 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSW2, FSOK
The Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Wednesday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Los Angeles Clippers hope to keep rolling after winning 12 of their last 17 games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 104.9 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 100.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 20 points and 6.9 assists while J.J Redick is averaging 16.6 points and 1.8 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.1 assists and DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 14.1 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won seven of their last eight road games. Luc Mbah a Moute is out with an injury.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 110 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 103.2 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 28.1 points and 8.3 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 24.1 points and 10.3 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing seven rebounds and Dion Waiters is dishing 1.9 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost three straight home games.
The Clippers are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Wednesday games. The Thunder are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Pacific. The Clippers are 16-7 ATS in the last 23 meetings in Oklahoma City.
The Clippers have been winning, but they've been going through stretches where the offense struggles to put points on the board. A lot of times it's Paul, Redick or bust. A combination of Durant and Westbrook will be too much for the Clippers on the road.