Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers: Western Conference Finals Game 1 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 20, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 23, 2021, 9.41 AM

The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 8-2) are 4-point favorites heading into Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, 8-5) at Phoenix Suns Arena on Sunday, starting at 3:30 PM ET on ABC. The point total for the matchup is set at 221.5.

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Suns vs Clippers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -4 -110 -110 221.5 -115 -105

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix and its opponents have hit the over on Sunday's 221.5 total in 41 out of 82 games (50%) this year.
  • In 54.1% of Los Angeles' games this season (46 of 85), the total points scored was higher than Sunday's 221.5-point over/under.
  • The point total for the matchup of 221.5 is 7.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Suns (114.8 points per game) and the Clippers (114.2 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 216.3 points per game, 5.2 points less than this contest's over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Suns games is 223.2 points, 1.7 more than the over/under of 221.5 points for this contest.
  • Clippers' games have a total points bet of 222.1 points this season, 0.6 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 46-35-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 4-point favorite is above .500 at 26-21-1.
  • Phoenix has gone over the point total the majority of the time, in 44 of 82 games (53.7%).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 25.6 points per game.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton's 10.5 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul's 8.9 assists per game .
  • The Suns are led by Jae Crowder from long distance. He hits 2.5 shots from deep per game.
  • Phoenix's blocks leader is Ayton, who collects 1.2 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a contest.

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Suns Last 10 Games

Suns Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Suns Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/13/2021 Nuggets 125-118 PHO Yes Away -5.5 236.5 -275 225 Playoffs Yes Over
6/11/2021 Nuggets 116-102 PHO Yes Away -15.5 214.5 -10000 1900 Playoffs No Over
6/9/2021 Nuggets 123-98 PHO Yes Home -24.5 214.5 -10000 3300 Playoffs Yes Over
6/7/2021 Nuggets 122-105 PHO Yes Home -1.5 219.5 -110 -110 Playoffs Yes Over
6/3/2021 Lakers 113-100 PHO Yes Away -11.5 214.5 -1000 625 Playoffs Yes Under
Suns Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
8-2 6-4 6-4-0 211.8 111 100.8 +0.4 32.1%

Suns Injuries

Suns: Chris Paul: Out (COVID Protocol), Abdel Nader: Out (Knee)

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Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 48-35 record against the spread, covering in 57.8% of their games.
  • When they are at least 4-point underdogs, the Clippers have fared well, going 30-19 against the spread.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year -- 44 of 83 (53%).

Clippers Key Players

  • Kawhi Leonard is the top scorer for the Clippers with 24.8 points per game. He also adds 6.5 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game to his stats.
  • The Los Angeles leaders in rebounding and assists are Ivica Zubac with 7.2 rebounds per game (he also adds 9.0 points and 1.3 assists per game) and Paul George with 5.2 assists per game (he also tacks on 23.3 points and 6.6 rebounds per game).
  • George hits 3.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Clippers.
  • Los Angeles' leader in steals is Leonard with 1.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is Serge Ibaka with 1.1 per game.

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Clippers Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Clippers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
6/18/2021 Jazz 131-119 LAC Yes Home -7.5 252.5 -1100 700 Playoffs Yes Under
6/16/2021 Jazz 119-111 LAC Yes Away -5.5 222.5 -350 280 Playoffs Yes Over
6/14/2021 Jazz 118-104 LAC Yes Home -17.5 221.5 -10000 2200 Playoffs No Over
6/12/2021 Jazz 132-106 LAC Yes Home -8.5 237.5 -650 450 Playoffs Yes Over
6/10/2021 Jazz 117-111 UTA No Away +3.5 232.5 200 -250 Playoffs No Under
Clippers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
7-3 7-3 5-5-0 221.9 115.6 106.3 0 37.7%

Clippers Injuries

Clippers: Serge Ibaka: Out For Season (Back), Kawhi Leonard: Out (Knee)

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