The 23-51 Phoenix Suns will travel to play the 49-26 LA Clippers in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Staples Center in Los Angeles is scheduled for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The odds from this NBA pro basketball game has the home team LA Clippers favored by -16 points with an over under line of 198 ½ points. Early money has landed on the Clippers as LA opened up as a -15 ½ point favorite a few hours ago.
The teams have met three times this season with the LA Clippers winning and covering the point spread in two of the three games.
Phoenix has a road record of 7-29 on the season. They lose their sixth straight game and ninth in ten games after a 112-104 home defeat on Saturday to the Indiana Pacers as a +10 ½ point underdog. The game ended over 189 points. The Suns wasted a 48.8% shooting night with 6 of 12 from three. They allowed Indiana to 46.2% shooting along with 4 of 15 from three. Phoenix loses because they pulled down ten less rebounds, committed 17 turnovers and went to the free throw line 27 less times than the Pacers. Goran Dragic led the Suns with 21 points and nine assists as he made 8 of his 13 shots. Phoenix has defended poorly this season ranking 27th and fourth last in the NBA in defensive field goal percentage by allowing 46.9% shooting to opponents. They are giving up 110 points a game over their past five contests.
The Clippers are 28-9 straight up on their home court. They lose their third straight game following a 109-106 home defeat on Monday to the Indiana Pacers as a -5 point betting favorite. The game finished over 188 points. LA fell behind by 16 points after three quarters in defeat. They shot 48.8% from the field and connected on 5 of 16 from the three point line. The Clips allowed Indiana to make 54.9% from the floor and 10 of 23 came from beyond the arc. Jamal Crawford came off the bench for 25 points and three assists as he made 8 of his 19 shots. The Clippers are fifth in the league in shooting the basketball by hitting on 47.6% from the floor. On defense the club allows 94.7 points a game ranking fourth in the league.