Clippers at Suns Prediction - NBA Picks 2/16/23

Phoenix Suns (32-27) vs Los Angeles Clippers (32-28)

Game Info: Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 10:00 pm (Footprint Center)

Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns -1.5 -- Over/Under: 224.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns meet Thursday in NBA action at the Footprint Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Los Angeles Clippers Betting Preview

The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 111.4 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 111.2 points on 47 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.2 points and 6.1 rebounds, while Kawhi Leonard is averaging 22.3 points and 6.1 rebounds. Norman Powell is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Morris Sr. is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game.

The Phoenix Suns Betting Preview

The Phoenix Suns are averaging 112.8 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 111.2 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 26.8 points and 5.4 assists, while Deandre Ayton is averaging 18.8 points and 10.2 rebounds. Chris Paul is the third double-digit scorer and Cameron Payne is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 79.3 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game.

Clippers vs Suns Trends

The Clippers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest. The Suns are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The over is 19-7 in Clippers last 26 road games. The under is 5-1 in Suns last 6 overall. The Clippers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Los Angeles Clippers have shown signs of progress, but they're still in that hit or miss stage where you're not sure what you're going to get from game to game. The Phoenix Suns have Booker back in the mix, they're playing improved ball these last couple of weeks, and the overall feel has changed with the addition of Durant. The Suns have a pep in their step they didn't have before. I'll lay the bucket with the home team.

Randy’s Pick Phoenix Suns -1.5

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