The red hot 8-2 LA Clippers will continue their road trip as they face the 8-3 Oklahoma City Thunder in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Oklahoma City is set for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The odds have the home team Oklahoma City Thunder favored by -4 points and the total is set at 199 ½ points. When the odds came out a few hours ago OKC was a -4 ½ point favorite with the total lined at 198 ½ points. We have seen ½ point move on the Clippers and a full point move over the total.
Trend: LA Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their past six meetings with the Oklahoma City Thunder
After two sloppy home performances in losses to Golden St and Cleveland the Clippers got their act corrected and has put together six straight wins. They have some quality wins with victories against Miami, Chicago and San Antonio twice. The Clips beat the Spurs 92-87 on the road on Monday as a +4 ½ point underdog. It was a great defensive job by LA as they allow San Antonio just 35.4% shooting. The Clippers make 49% of their shots and allow 42% shooting.
After a 10 point home loss to Memphis a week ago the Thunder has a 15 point road win at New Orleans and beat Golden St on Sunday 119-109 as a -9 ½ point favorite. OKC faced a lot of bad teams early. Their quality win came on the road at Chicago 97-91 earlier in the month. Memphis and Chicago was their two toughest test leading up to Wednesday’s game. Like the Clippers the Thunder are good on both sides of the ball as they make 48% of their shots and allow under 43% shooting.