Clippers vs. Suns Prediction
Will the Suns pull off the upset when they host the Clippers as an underdog tonight at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Suns are now 4-point home underdogs versus the Clippers after opening as a 2.5-point dog. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 220.5 points after hitting the board at 220.
The Clippers have won six of 10 overall but are just 5-5 against the spread over that same stretch. They're coming off back-to-back losses to the 76ers and Warriors, who throttled the Clippers, 144-98. In the loss to Golden State, Blake Griffin played 23 minutes while scoring 20 points with four rebounds, two assists and one steal.
The Suns have dropped seven of 10 overall and are 5-5 at the betting window over their last 10 contests. They've also lost four consecutive games, including a 115-96 defeat to the Grizzlies as a 3.5-point home underdog. P.J. Tucker was ejected with two technical fouls in the loss to Memphis, while Devin Booker scored 22 points on 6-of-20 shooting and Eric Bledsoe was limited to 14 points on 3-of-11 shooting.
OUR PREDICTION: The home team is 5-0 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams, while the Suns are 4-0 against the number in their last four home games versus an opponent with a winning road record. The Suns have also been a good bet at home, covering in seven of their last 10 games in Phoenix. Conversely, the Clippers are just 2-10 against the spread in their last 12 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: PHOENIX SUNS +4