Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 16, 2021

The Oklahoma City Thunder (21-50) will try to break a nine-game losing streak when they host the Los Angeles Clippers (47-24) on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Chesapeake Energy Arena as 8.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET on BSOK. The point total is set at 221.5 for the matchup.

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Clippers vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -8.5 -110 -110 221.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Los Angeles and its opponents have gone over Sunday’s 221.5 total in 37 out of 71 games (52.1%) this season.
  • In 47.9% of Oklahoma City’s games this season (34 of 71), the total points scored was greater than Sunday’s 221.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the game of 221.5 is 2.7 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Clippers (114 points per game) and the Thunder (104.8 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 223.4 points per game, 1.9 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Clippers have seen a 221.7 over/under in their games this season, 0.2 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 1.0 point more than the average over/under in Thunder’s games this season (220.5 points).

Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles covered the spread more often than not this year, going 39-30 against the spread.
  • The Clippers are 11-11 as at least 8.5-point favorites.
  • Los Angeles generally hits the over, topping the point total in 37 of 69 games (53.6%).

Clippers Key Players

  • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers scoring 24.8 points per game.
  • Paul George leads Los Angeles with 5.2 assists per game and Ivica Zubac paces the team with 7.3 rebounds per contest.
  • The Clippers are led by George from beyond the arc. He connects on 3.2 shots from deep per game.
  • Los Angeles’ blocks leader is Serge Ibaka, who collects 1.2 per game. Leonard leads the team averaging 1.6 steals an outing.

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Clippers Last 10 Games

Clippers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Clippers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/14/2021 Rockets 122-115 HOU No Away +2.5 254.5 120 -145 Regular Season No Under
5/13/2021 Hornets 113-90 LAC Yes Away -4.5 205.5 -275 225 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Raptors 115-96 LAC Yes Away -18.5 210.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
5/9/2021 Knicks 106-100 NY No Home +2.5 209.5 140 -165 Regular Season No Under
5/6/2021 Lakers 118-94 LAC Yes Home -20.5 207.5 -10000 3300 Regular Season Yes Over
Clippers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 6-4 4-6-0 213.4 108.3 105.1 +3.1 34.6%

Clippers Injuries

Clippers:

DeMarcus Cousins: Day To Day (Foot),

Amir Coffey: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),

Terance Mann: Day To Day (Personal)

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Thunder Betting Data

  • Oklahoma City has a losing record against the spread, going 30-39 ATS (covering only 43.5% of the time).
  • Oklahoma City has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 44.9% of matchups this season (31 out of 69 contests).

Thunder Key Players

  • The Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander racks up enough points (23.7 per game) and assists (5.9 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
  • Moses Brown grabs 8.7 rebounds per game (he also scores 8.2 points per game and adds 0.2 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Oklahoma City rebounding leaderboard.
  • Ty Jerome is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Thunder, hitting 2.2 threes per game.
  • Oklahoma City’s leader in steals is Isaiah Roby (0.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Aleksej Pokusevski (1.0 per game).

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Thunder Last 10 Games

Thunder Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Thunder Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/14/2021 Jazz 109-93 UTA No Home +21.5 217.5 2500 -10000 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Kings 122-106 SAC No Away +6.5 236.5 310 -400 Regular Season No Under
5/9/2021 Kings 126-98 SAC No Away +19.5 231.5 1500 -5000 Regular Season No Under
5/8/2021 Warriors 136-97 GS No Away +30.5 221.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
5/6/2021 Warriors 118-97 GS No Away +16.5 216.5 1350 -5000 Regular Season No Under
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
1-9 5-5 4-6-0 223.2 101.9 121.3 -1.1 38.8%

Thunder Injuries

Thunder:

Mike Muscala: Out (Ankle),

Ty Jerome: Day To Day (Calf),

Luguentz Dort: Out (Knee),

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: Out (Foot)

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