At 8:00 ET, the Western Conference matchup between the Clippers and Thunder tips off. Oklahoma City is favored by 2, and the over/under line is 236.5. The Thunder are 2nd in the Western Conference, while the Clippers are 3rd.

Los Angeles is 36-17 and leads the Pacific Division, while Oklahoma City is 37-17 and 2nd in the Northwest. The Thunder have won 2 straight games. BSO has the TV coverage for this game.


The Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder -2

This game will be played at Paycom Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 146-132 in favor of the Thunder.
  • Our projections have Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finishing with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Thunder finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.1% and knocking down 14 threes.

Are Los Angeles Ready for a Road Win?

In Clippers games this season, the average combined scoring total is 231 points, which is 5.5 points lower than today’s O/U line of 236.5. This year, their games have averaged an O/U line of 230.5.

Los Angeles has gone 24-29 on the O/U this season and their last game vs. the Warriors finished with 255 points, going over the O/U line of 237. The Clippers won that game by a score of 130-125.

As the underdog, the Clippers have gone 2-8 straight-up and 3-7 against the spread. They have covered the spread in their last two games as the underdog.

The Clippers are currently 3rd in the Western Conference with a record of 36-17. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 22-13 and 14-4 against the East.

On the road, the Clippers have an ATS record of 15-12 and have won five straight games straight-up. This season, they are 16-11 on the road.

Against the spread, the Clippers are 29-24 overall and have covered the spread in their last three road games. Today, they are 2-point underdogs.

The Clippers are one of the best three-point shooting teams in the league, leading the NBA with a 39% three-point shooting percentage. They are 13th in the NBA in three-point makes per game at 13.2.

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 10th in the NBA with 118.3 points per game. On the road, they are even better, averaging 119.2 points per game.

Overall, the Clippers are 6th in the NBA in field goal percentage at 49%. In terms of pace, they are 25th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game.

In the current season, the Clippers defense has excelled, sitting 9th in the NBA by allowing 112.7 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Clippers are causing 12.1 turnovers per game, ranking 8th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 15th in rejections, averaging 5.2 blocked shots each game.

Can Oklahoma City Lock in a Home Win?

Today, the Thunder will look to extend their winning streak to three games when they take on the Clippers. In the Western Conference, the Thunder are currently in 2nd place with a record of 37-17.

Oklahoma City’s ATS record for the season is 34-20, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. At home, they have an ATS record of 18-9 and are 23-15 as the favorite.

In their most recent 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 going into the game.

This season, the Thunder have an average scoring differential of +10.1 points per game at home. On the road, their scoring differential is +4.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 236.5, and the Thunder have gone over the total in their last six games.

For the season, the Thunder have an O/U record of 31-23. In their most recent games, the average combined scoring total is 234.4 points, which is lower than today’s line of 236.5.

The Thunder are one of the most efficient offenses in the NBA this season, ranking 4th in points per game at 120.8. At home, they are averaging 123.0 points per game, which is 5th in the league.

Oklahoma City is shooting 50% from the field this season, which is 2nd in the NBA. They are also one of the top three-point shooting teams, hitting 39% from beyond the arc.

When it comes to pace, the Thunder are 12th in the league at 99.6 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 11th, averaging 27.3 per contest.

Coming into today’s game, the Thunder’s defense is giving up an average of 113.6 points per contest. In their previous matchup vs. the Magic, the Thunder’s defense struggled, giving up a field goal percentage of 54% leading to 113 points.