Bet the NBA on TNT Thursday: Mims previews and picks the Suns vs Clippers, props on Paul George, Devin Booker
The Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns meet tonight in a prime time telecast. The game will start at 10 pm.
Last Matchups: The Clippers defeated the Suns on Jan. 3 by the score of 112-107.
Injuries: Serge Ibaka is now listed as week-to-week with a back injury. Ibaka has been sidelined since March 14. Suns have no significant injuries to the key members of their rotation.
The Trends: Suns have won 9 of their last 10 and have a three-game winning streak. Clippers are 8-2 over their last 10. Suns have won 7 straight and just defeated the Jazz 117-113. Clippers have won 2 in a row. Suns are 6-4 in their last 10 games against the spread. Clippers are 8-2 in the last 10 games ATS. The last 4 Phoenix Suns games have gone over. The Suns are 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 games against the Clippers.
The Numbers: Clippers are favored by 5 and the total is 224. The money line for the game is Clippers -200 and the Suns +175.
The Prop Bets: Paul George over 5.5 rebounds. George has gone over 6 rebounds in 5 of his last 6 games. The price is -128. Take him over. Devin Booker over 27.5 points. Booker has scored over 25 in each of his last 6 games. The price is -106. He goes over.
The Money: 29% of the wagers are on the Suns. The money on the total is 68% on the game going over.
The Pick: The Clippers did not play last night. Suns went to overtime against the Jazz. Rest is a factor when a team must travel after a tough game. Clippers win the game. I would lean toward a money line play. The game goes over.
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