Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers: Western Conference Finals Game 5 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for June 28, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.04 PM

The Phoenix Suns (51-21, 11-3) are 5.5-point favorites heading into a decisive Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Clippers (47-25, 9-8) at Phoenix Suns Arena on Monday, starting at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The Suns have a 3-1 lead in the series. The over/under for the matchup is 214.5.

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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 -110 214.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Phoenix's matchups this season, the Suns and their opponents have eclipsed Monday's over/under of 214.5 points 55 times (64% of opportunities).
  • In 57 out of Los Angeles' 89 games this season (64%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Monday's matchup.
  • The total for the game of 214.5 is 13.2 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Suns (114.1 points per game) and the Clippers (113.6 points per game).
  • This game's total is 1.1 fewer points than the 215.6 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Suns games is 222.1 points, 7.6 more than the over/under of 214.5 points for this contest.
  • Clippers' games have a total points bet of 221.2 points this season, 6.7 points more than the over/under for this game.

Suns Betting Data

  • Phoenix has a 47-38-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Suns' record against the spread as at least a 5.5-point favorite is above .500 at 24-21.
  • Phoenix typically hits the over, eclipsing the point total in 46 of 86 games (53.5%).

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 steals leader is Paul, who averages 1.4 per game. Ayton leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a game.

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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
6/26/2021 Clippers 84-80 PHO Yes Away -2.5 167.5 -225 180 Playoffs Yes Under
6/24/2021 Clippers 106-92 LAC No Away +11.5 195.5 1900 -10000 Playoffs No Over
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
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
9-1 6-4 6-4-0 212.5 111.4 101.1 +1.9 34%

Suns Injuries

Suns: None

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Clippers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a 51-36 record against the spread, covering in 58.6% of their contests.
  • The Clippers have fared well as a 5.5-point underdog, going 27-18 against the spread when they are at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year -- 46 of 87 (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 has 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 holds the top spot for assists with 5.2 per game, adding 23.3 points and 6.6 rebounds per contest.
  • George is reliable 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
6/26/2021 Suns 84-80 PHO No Home +2.5 167.5 180 -225 Playoffs No Under
6/24/2021 Suns 106-92 LAC Yes Home -11.5 195.5 -10000 1900 Playoffs Yes Over
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
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 7-3 5-5-0 219.2 112.3 106.9 -0.6 38.4%

Clippers Injuries

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

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