Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers: Western Conference Finals Game 3 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 24, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 28, 2021, 9:38 AM

The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 10-2) are 1.5-point favorites heading into Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, 8-7) at Staples Center on Thursday, starting at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Suns hold a 2-0 lead in the series. The matchup has a point total of 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 -1.5 -110 -110 221.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Phoenix's games this year have gone over the point total for Thursday's matchup over/under (221.5 points) in 50% of opportunities (42 out of 84 matchups).
  • In Los Angeles' games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday's matchup over/under in 47 out of 87 matchups (54%).
  • The point total for the matchup of 221.5 is 7.3 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Suns (114.7 points per game) and the Clippers (114.1 points per game).
  • The 216.4 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 5.1 fewer than the 221.5 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Suns games is 223.1 points, 1.6 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 matchup.

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix holds a winning record against the spread this season, going 46-37-1 ATS.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 1.5-point favorite is above .500 at 38-29-1.
  • Phoenix has covered the over/under the majority of the time, in 45 of 84 games (53.6%).

Suns Key Players

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns in scoring, averaging 25.6 points per game.
  • Chris Paul leads Phoenix with 8.9 assists per game and Deandre Ayton paces the squad with 10.5 rebounds per outing.
  • Jae Crowder knocks down 2.5 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • Phoenix's blocks leader is Ayton, who records 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
6/22/2021 Clippers 104-103 PHO Yes Home -4.5 201.5 -350 280 Playoffs No Over
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
Suns Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
9-1 5-5 6-4-0 215.9 113.3 102.6 +0.2 34.5%

Suns Injuries

Suns: Chris Paul: Day To Day (Health Protocols), Abdel Nader: Out (Knee)

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Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 50-35 record against the spread, covering in 58.8% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Clippers have a record ATS of 37-25.
  • In the majority of Los Angeles' games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (45 out of 85 games, 52.9%).

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.
  • Ivica Zubac puts up a stat line of 7.2 rebounds, 9.0 points and 1.3 assists per game for Los Angeles to take the top rebound spot on the team. Paul George has the top spot for assists with 5.2 per game, adding 23.3 points and 6.6 rebounds per matchup.
  • George is consistent from deep and leads the Clippers with 3.2 made threes per game.
  • Los Angeles' leader in steals is Leonard (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Serge Ibaka (1.1 per game).

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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
6/22/2021 Suns 104-103 PHO No Away +4.5 201.5 280 -350 Playoffs Yes Over
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
Clippers Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 8-2 6-4-0 226.8 116.7 110.1 -1.8 38.4%

Clippers Injuries

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

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