Los Angeles Clippers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: 1/22/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 22, 2021

The Los Angeles Clippers (11-4) will try to build on a five-game win streak when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder (6-7) on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Staples Center as heavy, 13-point favorites. The game airs at 10:00 PM ET on PRIME. The point total in the matchup is 220.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -13 -110 -110 220 -110 -110
Place a bet on Los Angeles Clippers or the Oklahoma City Thunder for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Los Angeles and Oklahoma City have a tied 5-5 record.

Clippers vs Thunder in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/14/2020 Clippers Clippers -3.5 225.5 -163 136 Regular Season 107-103 LAC
3/3/2020 Clippers Thunder -4.5 228.5 -190 158 Regular Season 109-94 LAC
12/22/2019 Thunder Thunder -1 224 -110 -110 Regular Season 118-112 OKC
11/18/2019 Clippers Clippers -7.5 221.5 -340 272 Regular Season 90-88 LAC
3/8/2019 Clippers Regular Season 118-110 LAC
12/15/2018 Thunder Regular Season 110-104 OKC
10/30/2018 Thunder Regular Season 128-110 OKC
10/19/2018 Clippers Regular Season 108-92 LAC
3/16/2018 Thunder Regular Season 121-113 OKC
1/4/2018 Clippers Regular Season 127-117 OKC
  • 8/14/2020 DNP – Clippers: Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, Lou Williams, Montrezl Harrell, Marcus Morris Thunder: Chris Paul
  • 12/22/2019 DNP – Clippers: Kawhi Leonard; Thunder: Danilo Gallinari
  • 11/18/2019 DNP – Clippers: Kawhi Leonard
  • Clippers Betting Information

    • Los Angeles has been good against the spread this season, posting a 9-6 record.
    • More often than not, Los Angeles and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 9 of 15 chances this season.
    Bet on the Los Angeles Clippers to win the NBA Championship.

    Thunder Betting Information

    • Oklahoma City has covered the spread in more than half of its games, going 7-6 ATS.
    • Oklahoma City and its opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this year — 6 of 13.
    Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 44 of 15 opportunities (293.3%) this season, the Clippers and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s point total of 220 points.
    • Oklahoma City has played in six games this year (out of 13 total matchups — 46.2% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 220 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 0.5 more points per game (220.5) than this matchup’s over/under of 220 points.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 220.4 points per game, 0.4 more than the point total in this matchup.
    • The average point total in Clippers games this year is 2.7 more points than the total of 220 in this matchup.
    • The average over/under for Thunder games this season is 1.8 fewer points than the point total of 220 for this outing.
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    Clippers Leaders

    • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers in points and assists. He contributes 24.9 points per game while adding 5.8 assists.
    • Los Angeles is led in rebounds by Serge Ibaka’s 6.2 per game.
    • Paul George hits 3.9 threes per game to lead the Clippers.
    • Los Angeles’ steals leader is Leonard, who collects 2.1 per game. Ibaka leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks a game.

    Thunder Leaders

    • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Thunder scoring and assists leaderboards with 21.0 points per game and 6.2 assists per game.
    • Darius Bazley collects all of the boards and is the Oklahoma City leader in rebounds, getting 7.2 per game.
    • Luguentz Dort is tops from three-point range for the Thunder, knocking down 2.4 threes per game.
    • Nobody on Oklahoma City grabs more steals than Dort (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Aleksej Pokusevski (1.1 per game).
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