Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions
A home defeat for Los Angeles Clippers has certainly put them on backfoot. Clippers who were able to make a comeback in Game 3 after 2 consecutive losses are almost at the verge of losing the conference finals. With 3 more games to played, Clippers needs to win all 3 games while Suns need just one more win. To add to the miseries of Clippers, they will be travelling to Talking Stick Resort Arena, home to Phoenix Suns for Game 5 tonight. They have already lost Game 1 and 2 of the finals at Talking Stick Resort Arena.
On Saturday night, Clippers and Suns were involved in a low scoring game with both playing more defensive rather than offensive. In first half Phoenix Suns took a lead of 14 points which became very much crucial in deciding the outcome of the game. In next two quarters Clippers were able to reduce the gap but in the end they trailed by 4-points when the final whistle was blown.
For Clippers, the absence of Kawhi Leonard can be felt while the luck too did not seem to be in their side. Paul George added 23 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists while Reggie Jackson pegged in 20 points for his team in Game 4. For Phoenix Suns, except for Devin Booker, none of the players could touch the 20-point mark. Devin Booker had added 25 points to his teams total while Deandre Ayton in his 41 minutes stint on court delivered 19 points.
Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns will play Game 3 of Western Conference finals tonight. Suns will be hosting the Clippers after playing two away games.
FiveThirtyEight predicts win for Phoenix Suns for tonight’s game with Clippers. The latest Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions updated on 28th June.
Los Angeles Clippers
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Money Line: -225
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Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5
Scheduled Date and Time: June 28, 9PM EST
Host Team: Phoenix Suns
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Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Los Angles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard will once again not be part of the team for Game 5 as he has been out due to injury since Game 1. Clippers at the moment are in deep trouble as they have to win rest of the 3 games in order to win the Western Conference finals. Despite losing the first two games, they were back in hunt for the title when they won Game 3 but a defeat in home game on Saturday have casted a shadow over their chances of making winning the Conference final series against the Suns.
Talking about their form, Clippers made into the playoffs by finishing 4th in the Western Conference points table. They had a total of 47 wins 25 losses. They won 27 games and lost 15 games playing teams from their own conference in regular season. Their home record has been outstanding as they won 26 games and lost 10 regular season games at home.
In Round 1 of playoffs and also in semi-finals they lost the first two games but were able to bounce back strong. Against Dallas Mavericks they won the series by by 4-3 in Round 1 and against Utah Jazz in semi-finals, after being 0-2 down in series, they bounced back to win the series by 4-2. Currently they are 1-3 down in finals against Suns.
For Suns, the season has been a memorable one. In regular season games, with 51 wins and 21 losses, they ended as No. 2 team in Western Conference points table. They had 30 wins out of 42 games against the teams of their own conference.
Phoenix Suns made into the finals defeating the best teams this season. Their first encounter in post season games was against defending champions, Los Angeles Lakers. They won the series against Lakers by 4-2 and made into the semi-finals to face Denver Nuggets. Suns registered a 4-0 win over Nuggets and were the first team to make into finals from among the both conferences.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Head-to-Head
Phoenix Suns have been ahead of Los Angeles Clippers in overall head-to-head clashes. The two teams have played 227 games regular season games against each other as of now. Phoenix Suns have won 133 games while Clippers have won 94 games.
In post season games, they have played 11 games against each other including the last 4 games. Suns have 7 wins while Clippers have 4 wins.
This season the two teams have met on 7 occasions, with Suns having 4-3 lead of Clippers as of now.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Game 5 Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Phoenix Suns have had an excellent run when they have hosted teams at home. In regular season they won 27 games and lost just 9 games at home. In recent games at home, they defeated Clippers in both the games. Looking at the recent form and also considering the home advantage, Phoenix Suns is predicted to win the Game 5 tonight. As per FiveThirtyEight, Suns have 73% chances of winning tonight’s game while the win probability of Clippers winning an away game is just 23%.