Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Picks, Spread and Prediction

The two best teams currently in the West are clashing in this high caliber duel, when the Phoenix Suns (5-1), are hosting the Los Angeles Clippers (4-2). The hosts have four consecutive wins and want to extend their winning streak. On the other hand, the guests saw a two-game winning streak getting snapped and are looking to bounce back.

Date/Time: 01-03-2021, 20:00 EDT Spread: Phoenix Suns +2.5 Total: +218.5

Suns have a 5-1 record (5-1 ATS, 0-6 O/U) and are first in the West. In their last game they won Denver on the road, 106-103, beating the odds. Devin Booker leads the team in scoring with 20.5 ppg, adding 4 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game.

Clippers have a 4-2 record (4-2 ATS, 3-3 O/U) and are tied with two mote teams in the second place of the West. In their last game lost by Utah on the road, 100-106, not beating the odds. Kawhi Leonard leads the team in scoring with 23.8 ppg, in rebounding with 6.5 and in assists made with 6.5 per game.

Both teams were tied 2-2 wins last season and were 1-1 in Phoenix. Suns won 130-122 and Clippers 92-102. Suns are 2-0 at home, while Clippers are 2-1 on the road. LA is better offensively (110.3 to 108 ppg), while Phoenix has the best defense in the league (98.7 to 108.8 ppg).

Bookmakers give the Clippers a -2.5 spread but don’t expect them to beat the odds. The Suns are dominating so far and look like championship material. They will choke the guests defensively and get away with the win.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Prediction: Phoenix Suns +2.5 (-109)

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