The Los Angeles Clippers (15-12) and Phoenix Suns (21-4) will meet on Monday evening at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
The game is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. MST and can be seen on NBA TV, Bally Sports Arizona, and Bally Sports Southern California.
Who will win the game?
Check out these odds, tips, and predictions for the competition.
According to Tipico Sportsbook, the Suns are a 2.5-point favorite in the game.
The over / under for the game is 212.5 points.
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It said, “This game is very difficult to predict and while I’ve supported the Suns to gain an advantage, my mind will likely change when Paul George is ready to play. We don’t know this information at the moment, so watch the situation carefully and bet accordingly. If PG13 is playing, I believe the Clippers can beat the Suns who are playing without Devin Booker, even if his absence hasn’t bothered them in recent games. The Suns will face a top 10 defense however and without their top scorer it will be a lot tougher. All in all, it will be a close encounter that can end either way. At the moment I’m going with the suns, but that could change shortly before the tip-off on Monday. “
Sports Betting Dime: Go with the suns to cover against clippers
Says John Perrotto, “This game is a little difficult to predict as Booker and George will likely both sit out. Look for the suns set up lower to make the difference.”
It said: “Both Phoenix and LA have key players injured, as the Suns could be without Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton, while the Clippers could be without their top scorer, Paul George. So the game here is UNDER Cash in 14 of the Clippers, the last 19 on a Monday, and five of the last six of Phoenix. The UNDER has also won cash against an opponent from the Pacific Division in each of the last five of the Suns. Final Score Prediction, LA Clippers win, but our BEST game is UNDER 105-104. “
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Sports chat room: take the suns for cover against clippers
Peter Tran writes: “The Suns are still without Devin Booker and DeAndre Ayton is listed as questionable while the Clippers are sweating over the availability of Nicolas Batum, who is in question, and Paul George, who is listed as being in doubt. The Suns are clearly the team comes into this game in better shape and they still have more than enough firepower to get the job done.
Covers.com: Suns covers Clippers
Zachary Cohen writes: “Even without Devin Booker in the line-up, the Suns are ahead of the game because of Chris Paul in the backcourt. He will be by far the best guard on the floor, and Phoenix also has Mikal Bridges to throw on” Paul George. George is questionable on this one, but he’s going to have a rough night if he ends up playing. Bridges is one of the best defenders in the league so he’ll be in George’s business for the whole game. Phoenix could be without Deandre Ayton, but the Suns pulled out a great game from JaVale McGee this year. He will take the opportunity when he has to play big minutes and Phoenix also got a surprisingly productive game out of Jalen Smith in the last game. “
Action Network: Suns will retreat from Clippers
Robert Arguello writes: “Expect Paul to be the best player on the court as the Sun’s offense takes the Clippers defense apart with its methodical approach. The Clippers will have a few runs in them thanks to their marksmen like Jackson, Mann, Kennard and even the formidable rookie Brandon Boston Jr., but ultimately the Suns will pull away late and win. “
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Shark odds: Suns 108.7, Clippers 106.9
The side brings the Clippers with the points in their Monday game against the Suns.
The site gives the Clippers a 40% chance of winning the game.
ESPN: Suns have a 51.9% chance of winning the game
The site’s Basketball Power Index gives the Clippers a 48.1% chance of winning the game.
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