Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, 2/15/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Location: Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ
The Los Angeles Clippers (28-30) are hitting the road to Footprint Center on Tuesday where they will play the Phoenix Suns (46-10).
The Clippers stepped onto the hardwood against the Mavericks and walked away with a win by a score of 99-97 in their last game. With respect to fouls, the Clippers ended up with 20 while the Mavericks accounted for 14 fouls. They made 15 out of their 39 tries from distance. Dallas shot 63.2% at the free throw line by converting 12 of their 19 shots. Furthermore, Dallas collected 31 rebounds (13 offensive, 18 defensive) and got 4 blocks. Dallas recorded 44 assists and had 16 steals in this game. Pertaining to the defense, Los Angeles let their opponent shoot 41.2% from the floor on 35 out of 85 shooting. They also dished out 23 assists for this game as well as forcing the other team into 0 turnovers and having 7 steals. In reference to pulling down rebounds, they earned 42 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Clippers converted 6 of 11 attempts for a percentage of 54.5%. Los Angeles finished having earned a 52.4% FG percentage (43 of 82) and converted 7 of 22 shots from distance.
Reggie Jackson is someone who played a role in the game. Jackson ended up shooting 47.6% from the floor and also distributed 8 dimes. He played for 40 mins played and also collected 5 rebounds. He accounted for 24 points on 10 out of 21 shooting.
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Los Angeles heads into this game with a win-loss mark of 28-30 on the year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.2 times per game and as a group they are committing 18.8 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Los Angeles is snagging 43.7 boards per game and has accumulated 1,355 assists this year, which has them ranked 18th in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Clippers are shooting 36.0% on 3-point shots (714 of 1,984) and 78.5% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 106.2 points per game (25th in the NBA) while shooting 45.2% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Clippers are able to force 13.9 turnovers per game and they draw 18.7 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 33.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 13th in basketball in points per game from their opponents (107.8). The Clippers defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 44.6% (2,350 of 5,268) and they concede 47.9 boards per contest as a unit. They rank 16th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,378 conceded for the season.
In their last game, the Suns walked away with a victory by a final of 132-105 when they faced the Magic. The Suns were able to snag 45 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 52 for the game. They also turned it over 7 times, while earning 8 steals in this contest. The Magic had 14 fouls in the game which took the Suns to the charity stripe for 10 attempts. They were able to bury 7 of the free throws for a rate of 70.0%. Regarding 3-point shots, Phoenix made 15 out of 34 attempts (44.1%). When the game finished, the Suns went 55 out of 105 from the field which had them shooting 52.4%. The Suns allowed the Magic to knock down 37 out of 87 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 42.5% in this contest. They finished shooting 36.6% from 3-point land by going 15 out of 41 and finished the game at 16 of 24 from the free throw line (66.7%). Concerning how they cleaned up the glass, Phoenix allowed Orlando to get 40 in total (4 on the offensive glass).
Devin Booker ended up having an impact for the Suns for the contest. Booker racked up 26 points in his 29 mins on the hardwood and added 5 assists for this game. He made 10 of 24 in this game for a field goal percentage of 41.7%, and accounted for 5 rebounds.
Phoenix has a record of 46-10 for the year. The Suns have committed 19.3 personal fouls per contest and they go 79.2% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 27.0 times per contest (5th in basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.9 times per contest. Phoenix has 6,365 points so far this season (113.7 per contest) and they grab 46.2 boards per game. As an offense, the Suns are hitting on 48.1% from the floor, which is 2nd in the league.
The Phoenix defense concedes 33.5% on 3-point attempts (641 of 1,915) and their opponents are connecting on 75.1% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 22.2 dimes and 44.4 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 2nd and 15th in the league. The Suns on the defensive end are ranked 7th in basketball in PPG given up with 105.4. They have forced 14.7 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.1% from the floor (4th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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