Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers: Western Conference Finals Game 2 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 22, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 28, 2021, 8:33 AM

The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 9-2) are 5.5-point favorites heading into Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, 8-6) at Phoenix Suns Arena on Tuesday, starting at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Suns have a 1-0 lead in the series. The matchup's point total is 224.5.

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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 -5.5 -110 -110 224.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix and its opponents have gone over Tuesday's 224.5 total in 40 out of 83 games (48.2%) this season.
  • In 42 out of Los Angeles' 86 games this season (48.8%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Tuesday's matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 229 points per game, 4.5 points more than the total of 224.5 for this contest.
  • The 216.6 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 7.9 fewer than the 224.5 total in this contest.
  • The Suns have seen a 223.3 average over/under in their games this season, 1.2 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.2 points more than the average over/under in Clippers' games this season (222.3 points).

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix holds a solid record against the spread this year, going 46-36-1 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point favorites, the Suns have a winning ATS record of 24-21.
  • Phoenix has hit the over the majority of the time, in 44 of 83 games (53%).

Suns Key Players

  • The Suns scoring leader is Devin Booker, who contributes 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 .
  • Jae Crowder makes 2.5 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • 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
6/20/2021 Clippers 120-114 PHO Yes Home -7.5 241.5 -750 525 Playoffs No 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
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 5-5 6-4-0 216.3 113.1 103.2 -0.6 33.8%

Suns Injuries

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

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Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 49-35 record against the spread, covering in 58.3% of their outings.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Clippers have a record ATS of 26-18.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season -- 44 of 84 (52.4%).

Clippers Key Players

  • Kawhi Leonard is at the top of the Clippers scoring leaderboard with 24.8 points per game. He also pulls down 6.5 rebounds and averages 5.2 assists per game.
  • Los Angeles' leader in rebounds is Ivica Zubac with 7.2 per game, and its leader in assists is Paul George with 5.2 per game.
  • George makes 3.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Clippers.
  • Leonard (1.6 steals per game) is the steal leader for Los Angeles while Serge Ibaka (1.1 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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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
6/20/2021 Suns 120-114 PHO No Away +7.5 241.5 525 -750 Playoffs Yes 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
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 7-3 5-5-0 226.6 116.4 110.2 -1.6 39.4%

Clippers Injuries

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

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