Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 12/22/19 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder

Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Chesapeake Energy Arena)

LAC -2.5 . Total . NA

The Los Angeles Clippers are on the road for a clash with the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Clippers are (21-9), coming off a 122-117 loss to the Houston Rockets.  The Thunder are (14-14), after upending the Phoenix Suns, 126-108.

In the Clippers loss to the Rockets, Los Angeles was led on offense by Paul George.  George nearly had a double-double, finishing with 34 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists.  The Clippers shot 49% from the floor and 43% from 3-point range.  Los Angeles was out scored from the foul line, 22 to 15.  The Clippers led by 14 points at the half and led by as many as 17 in the loss.

In the Thunder win over the Suns, Oklahoma City was led on offense by Dennis Schroder.  Schroder, collected 24 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists in the game.  The Thunder shot 56% from the floor and 42% from 3-point range.  The Thunder out rebounded Phoenix, 41 to 37.  The Thunder held the Suns to 44% from the floor.  Oklahoma City dominated the paint, out scoring Phoenix, 58 to 38.

Recent Betting Trends:

Clippers are 16-13 ATS this season.

The under is 16-13 in Clippers games this season.

The Thunder are 16-11 ATS this season.

The under is 15-12 in Thunder games this season. 

The Clippers have won 5 of their last 7 games and will be looking to pull above the .500 mark on the road.  The Thunder have won 3 in a row.  Oklahoma City has been solid at home, going 10-5.  The Clippers have one of the better offenses in the league, averaging over 115 per game.  Los Angeles also has the 3rd best field goal percent defense in the league.  Overall the Clippers have a better offense and defense than the Thunder.  I'll take the Clippers to win on the road.  Final score prediction, Clippers win and cover, 113-107. 

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Chris’s Pick LAC -2.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.