Thunder vs. Clippers Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Feb 22

Dec 8, 2023; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Chet Holmgren (7) celebrates after a basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half at Paycom Center.
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The Thunder are set to face the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, Feb 22. The game is scheduled for 8:00 ET while airing on BSO. Oklahoma City enters this game as 1-point favorites with the total set at 235.5. How will this one play out? Let’s dive into the Thunder vs Clippers predictions below.

Thunder vs. Clippers Odds

  • Spread: Thunder -1
  • Total 235.5

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Feb 22
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Paycom Center, Oklahoma City OK
  • TV: BSO

Clippers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Clippers have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across their ten previous road games, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 7-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 8-2 while averaging 122 points per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Clippers have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 2-1.

Thunder Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Thunder have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Thunder offense has averaged 113 points per game while allowing an average of 117. Oklahoma City posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • Oklahoma City has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.

Will the Clippers Win in Oklahoma City?

As the Clippers look to extend their road winning streak to six games, they are 1-point underdogs against the Thunder. In the Western Conference, the Clippers are 3rd with a record of 36-17.

Los Angeles’ ATS record on the road is 15-12, and they have covered the spread in three straight games away from home. Overall, their ATS record on the road is 16-11.

This season, the Clippers have been the underdog in 10 of their 53 games. As the underdog, their ATS record is 3-7, and they have an average scoring differential of -8.2 points per game.

In their last game, the Clippers defeated the Warriors by a score of 130-125. They were 4-point underdogs going into the game. The O/U line for that game was 237 points.

On the season, the Clippers have an O/U record of 24-29, and their games have averaged a combined 231 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 235.5 points, which is higher than their season average of 230.5.

The Clippers have been one of the most efficient three-point shooting teams in the NBA this season, leading the league with a 39% three-point shooting percentage. They are also 6th in field goal percentage overall (49%). In terms of scoring, the Clippers are 10th in the league at 118.3 points per game.

When playing on the road, the Clippers are averaging 119.2 points per game compared to 117.3 at home. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 54.7% of their games this season.

So far, the Clippers have been 20th in the league in assists (26 per game) and are 19th in offensive rebounds (10.2 per game). In terms of pace, they are 25th in the NBA.

In the current season, the Clippers defense has excelled, sitting 9th in the NBA by allowing 112.7 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Clippers are forcing 12.1 per game, which is 8th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 15th in blocked shots at 5.2 per game.

Does Oklahoma City Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

The Thunder have gone 31-23 on the over/under this season, and their games have averaged 234.4 points per game. Today’s O/U line is 235.5, and Oklahoma City has seen the over hit in their last six games.

Oklahoma City has an ATS record of 34-20 this season, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. As the favorite, the Thunder are 23-15 vs. the spread, and they have been favored in 38 of their 54 games.

In their last game, the Thunder defeated the Magic by a score of 127-113. The O/U line for that game was 223.5, and OKC was favored by 3 points. This improved their record to 37-17 for the season, which is good for 2nd place in the Western Conference.

Against Western Conference teams, the Thunder are 22-13 compared to 15-4 against the East. At home, they are 21-6 straight up and 18-9 ATS. On the road, their ATS record is 16-11.

At home, the Thunder are averaging 123.0 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA. Overall, they are 4th in the league at 120.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, Oklahoma City is 2nd in the league at 50%. They are also 3rd in three-point shooting at 39%.

So far this season, the Thunder have outscored the NBA scoring average in 68.5% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 12th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Thunder are 7th in the NBA at 56%. In terms of assists, they are 11th in the league at 27.3 per game. In terms of free throws, Oklahoma City is 12th in the league at 18.4 made per game.

So far, the Thunder’s defense is ranked 13th in the league at 113.6 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Thunder’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 51.6% and allowing 36.7% from beyond the arc.

Thunder vs. Clippers Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and his points prop of 30.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -125 while the under is at -109. With his prop at 30.5, our model suggests taking the over as we have him finishing with 31. We have him finishing with a field goal percentage of 55.0% and knocking down one three.

  • The Prop: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Over 30.5 Points (-125)

Thunder vs. Clippers Predictions

We’re putting our money on the Thunder to win, and have the projected score sitting at 146-132. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Thunder at -1.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 235.5, and our model projects the Clippers and Thunder to reach a combined total of 278 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

The Pick: Thunder -1 | at Fanduel Sportsbook