Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions
The absence of Kawhi Leonard seems to be hurting Los Angeles Clippers big time. Clippers have lost both of their opening games of Conference finals and now they are desperately in need of win to keep their hopes of winning the finals alive. On Monday, both Suns and Clippers were involved in neck-to-neck clash but with the final whistle it was Suns who won the game by 104-103 points.
On Monday, Phoenix Suns were without Chris Paul and Clippers were playing without Kawhi Leonard once again. However, Clippers came very close to winning the night however, the two free throws miss by Paul George in final eight seconds helped Suns snatch a win with 0.9 seconds remaining. It was Deandre Ayton who helped Suns grab a home win mere 1 points.
Cameron Payne had maximum 29 points with 1 rebound and 9 assists in the game. Deandre Ayton poured in 22 points, 14 rebounds and 1 assist. For Clippers it was except for Paul George none looked to be in perfect shape in the game. Paul George in his 41 minutes on court had 26 points, 6 assists and 6 rebounds. On Thursday night, the two teams will be up against each other for Game 3. Clippers will play host to Suns for the next two games.
FiveThirtyEight predicts a win for Los Angeles Clippers in Thursday night clash. However, the latest Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions predicts win for Phoenix Suns.The latest Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions updated on 24th June.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3
Scheduled Date and Time: June 24, 9PM EST
Host Team: Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center
Where to Watch: The national broadcast partners of the NBA are ABC, TNT, ESPN and NBA TV. For out of market or online viewing use NBA League Pass.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
Continuing their dominance, Phoenix Suns is once again looking perfect to be crowned as Western Conference champions. The Suns have pushed Clippers on backfoot with back-to-back wins in first two games. Clippers on the other hand despite their outstanding performance with unlucky to pick a win in last game.
Looking at the performance this season, Phoenix Suns have been the best performing team this season and they are the most deserving team to lift this season’s NBA title. They made into playoffs as No. 2 team from the Western Conference with 51 wins and 21 losses. They had 30 wins out of 42 games against the teams of their own conference. At home they have been outstanding which was evident in last two games against Clippers. In regular season they had 27 wins and just 9 losses at home while on roads they had 24 wins and 12 defeats.
Phoenix Suns made into Western Conference finals by pulling out a complete sweep over the Denver Nuggets. The 7-games series ended in just 4-games with Nuggets failing to register a win in any of the four games. In round 1 of the playoffs they defeated Los Angeles Lakers by 4-2 and entered the semi-finals against Nuggets.
Clippers on the other hand were Number 4 in the points table in regular season as they won 47 games and lost 25. They won 27 games and lost 15 games playing teams from their own conference in regular season. On roads they have struggled with just 15 wins and 21 losses but at home they won 26 games and lost 10 regular season games.
In round 1 of playoffs they were up against Dallas Mavericks. Clippers won the 7-games series by 4-3 to fix their clash against Utah Jazz in semi-finals. Clippers won the series against Jazz by registering 4 wins and 2 losses. Currently in Western Conference finals against the Suns, they are 0-2 down.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Head-to-Head
Be it the regular season’s overall record or the post season record, Phoenix Suns have dominated Los Angles Clippers when it comes to 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 playoffs, they have clashed against each other on 9 occasions. Suns have 6 wins while Clippers have 3 wins.
This season they had 5 head-to-head clashes including the last two post season clash. Suns have 3 wins while Clippers have 2 win.
Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Phoenix Suns currently leads the series by 2-0 against Clippers and on Thursday night the two teams will be up for Game 3 of the series. After winning both the games at home, Suns will travel to Staples Center, home to Clippers for next two games. Clippers have maintained a good home record this season and for Game 3, despite past two defeats they start as favorites. FiveThirtyEight predicts a very close game with slight edge for the host. As per them, the win probability for Clippers stands at 51% while for Suns, chances of defeating Clippers in an away game stands at 49%.
The latest Phoenix Suns vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 3 Odds and Predictions will be updated on game day.