Clippers vs. Thunder Betting Odds, Picks & Predictions: Will OKC Continue Historic Pace as Underdogs?
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- The updated odds in Tuesday's Clippers vs. Thunder matchup make the Clips a 5-point road favorite in Oklahoma City with the over/under set at 227.5.
- The Thunder have out-paced expectations both in the standings and against the spread all season.
- Can they continue that trend tonight? Our crew previews the matchup including their picks below.
Clippers at Thunder Picks, Betting Odds & Predictions
- Spread: Clippers -5
- Over/Under: 227.5
- Time: 8 p.m. ET
- TV Channel: NBA League Pass
If you’ve done nothing but blindly bet the Thunder this year, you’re likely Scrooge McDuck-ing it right now in a pile of cash.
Will they continue to cover at a high rate or will the Clippers flex their full-strength muscles tonight? Our experts break it down.
Betting Trend to Know
The Thunder have been the most undervalued team in the betting market this season, going an NBA-best 38-22 ATS. The most profitable spot to back them has been as underdogs: They’ve gone an astounding 22-9 ATS in that spot.
The Clippers, though, are a profitable 27-21 ATS this season as favorites.
Moore: My Lean on Tonight’s Game
As long as you’re getting this inside two possessions to account for free throws made with a lead, I like the Clippers. They are frustratingly inconsistent but have been dominant with their squad fully healthy.
The Thunder have great guards, but they’re also smaller. Their backcourt is better than Denver’s, but think back to last Friday’s game and how the Clippers’ perimeter defense bullied and discombobulated Denver’s guards to throw the whole offense out of whack. The Thunder don’t have a big wing creator to give the ball to in order to initiate the offense.