The 32-9 Oklahoma City Thunder will travel to play the 32-10 LA Clippers in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The NBA odds in this game has the home team LA Clippers favored by -1 ½ points with an over under line of 201 ½ points. When the odds came out a few hours ago it was the Clippers favored by -1 points with a total of 201 ½ points. There has been ½ point move on LA.
The teams met back on November 21st with the Thunder posting the 117-111 win as a -3 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at over 198 points. Trend: Oklahoma City Thunder is 3-0 to the over in their past three games.
The Thunder is 13-6 away from home on the season. They had their six game win streak snapped on Sunday night in a 121-118 road defeat to the Denver Nuggets as a -1 point betting favorite. The total flew over 208 ½ points. OKC gave away the game by committing 24 turnovers in defeat. They get crushed on the glass by the Nuggets as Denver pulls down 11 more rebounds than the Thunder. Kevin Durant had 37 points and eight assists on 7 of 20 shooting and 20 of 21 from the free throw line. Oklahoma City is the top scoring team in the league by averaging 106 points a game. They play defense very well sitting third in the league in defensive field goal percentage by allowing under 43% shooting.
The Clippers had their four game win streak snapped in a 106-99 road defeat to the Golden St Warriors on Monday afternoon as a -4 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at over 197 ½ points. LA fails to hold a fourth quarter lead as they get outscored by the Warriors by a 33-19 margin. The Clips allowed the Warriors 52% shooting with 12 of 22 from three. LA missed 10 of 22 free throws in defeat. Blake Griffin had 26 points and 13 boards on 11 of 18 shooting. LA is fourth in the NBA in offensive and defensive field goal percentage on the season. They shoot over 47% and allow 43% from the field.