Sports Picks

Free Phoenix Suns Betting Pick – NBA Monday, January 8th Pick vs Clippers


Looking to win big? The Suns and Clippers face off at 10:30 ET on NBA. The Clippers are hosting the game at Arena in Los Angeles, CA. The over/under for this game is set at 226.5 points, and the Clippers are the home favorites against the Suns in a Pacific division matchup.

As the Suns get ready to take on the Clippers, they are the 6.5-point underdogs on the road. Before today’s game, Phoenix is 9th in the West and 3rd in the Pacific with a record of 19-17.

So far, the Suns have been slightly better on the road than at home, both in terms of their straight-up and ATS records. Phoenix’s road scoring margin is +1.3 compared to +1.7 at home, and they are 8-6 on the road and 6-8 ATS.

Out of their 36 games, the Suns have been the underdog 10 times this season, going 4-6 straight-up and 4-6 against the spread. Their two straight-up and ATS losses as the underdog both came at home.

Against other teams in the Western Conference, the Suns have gone 12-13 this season compared to 7-4 in non-conference games. When looking at the over/under results for their games, they are 20-16 with today’s under already locked in.

In their most recent game, the Suns put up 115 points on offense when they faced off against the Grizzlies. For the game, the Suns shot 45.1% from the field and hit 8 three-pointers. Looking at their leading scorers, Kevin Durant is averaging 29.6 PPG while Devin Booker comes in with a 26.4 PPG average.

Coming into today’s game, the Suns’ defense is giving up an average of 113.8 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Suns are causing 14 turnovers per game, ranking 23rd in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 4th in rejections, averaging 6.3 blocked shots each game.

With an overall record of 22-13, the Clippers will look to pick up a win at home today as 6.5-point favorites over the Suns. If they are able to pull out the win, the Clippers will also be looking to make it four straight at home. Right now, their home scoring margin is +7.5 points per contest.

When looking at the standings, the Clippers are 4th in the Western Conference and sit atop the Pacific Division. Against other teams in the West, LA has gone 17-10 compared to 5-3 in non-conference games.

So far this season, the Clippers have been the favorite in 28 of their 35 games and have a record of 22-6 straight up but just 17-11 vs. the spread. When playing at home, they have an average scoring margin of +7.5 points per game and an ATS record of 10-8.

The over/under record for the Clippers this season is 14-21, and the under has actually hit in each of their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 228.1 points per contest, and today’s line of 226.5 is below their average over/under line of 229.5.

In their most recent game against the Lakers, the Clippers put up 103 points and shot 39.6% from the field. They made 14 three-pointers in the game. When it comes to long-range shooting, the Clippers have been solid, converting 38% of their three-point attempts on average of 33.2 per game. Overall, the Clippers are shooting 48% from the field.

In the current season, the Clippers defense has excelled, sitting 8th in the NBA by allowing 111.5 points per game. Inside the arc, the Clippers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 52.9% and 35.3% from three-point territory.

The Suns and Clippers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Suns have a record of 2-1. However, against the spread the Clippers went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 2-1 on an average of 243 points per game. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Clippers on the road, they are 2-1 vs. the spread.

How to Bet Clippers vs. Suns in Arizona

In this Suns vs. Clippers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Suns at +6.5. While we project the Clippers to win 119-113, our recommendation is to bet on the Suns for the point-spread. As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 226.5, and our model projects the Suns and Clippers to reach a combined total of 232 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

  • ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Suns +6.5
  • ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Over 226.5

Where to bet Clippers vs. Suns in Arizona

  • Bet this game at BetMGM
  • Leave a Comment

    Your email address will not be published.

    You may also like