Clippers vs. Suns NBA Preview (4/9/24): Odds, Lineups & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on April 9, 2024 - Last Updated on April 10, 2024
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Suns vs. Clippers Preview

The Los Angeles Clippers are set to play against the Phoenix Suns on April 9, at 10:00 PM ET. The game will take place at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ, and will be broadcast on AZFa. This Western Conference matchup features a point spread of -7.5 in favor of the Suns, with an over/under set at 226.5. Moneyline odds are currently set at +238 for the Clippers and -298 for the Suns.

Clippers vs. Suns pregame odds for Tuesday night

The pregame NBA betting odds for the upcoming NBA match between the Suns and the Clippers, DraftKings lists the Suns at -7.5 point favorites, with an over/under of 226.5. FanDuel offers similar moneyline odds but with an over/under of 226. Current odds at Massachusetts sports betting apps are as follows:

  • DraftKings: Suns -7.5, over/under 226.5
  • FanDuel: Suns -7.5, over/under 226
  • Caesars: Suns -7, over/under 226.5
  • BetMGM: Suns -7.5, over/under 227.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Clippers vs. Suns. 

Suns vs. Clippers projected starting lineups (4/9/24)

Clippers starting lineup tonight

  • PG: James Harden
  • SG: Terance Mann
  • SF: Paul George
  • PF: Amir Coffey
  • C: Ivica Zubac

Suns starting lineup tonight

  • PG: Devin Booker
  • SG: Bradley Beal
  • SF: Grayson Allen
  • PF: Kevin Durant
  • C: Jusuf Nurkic

Clippers vs. Suns injuries tonight

  • Clippers: Kawhi Leonard (SF) is out due to knee inflammation. Daniel Theis (C) is questionable with a thumb injury. Joshua Primo (SG) is out with an ankle injury.
  • Suns: Jusuf Nurkic (C) is questionable with an ankle injury. Damion Lee (SG) is out with a knee injury.

Team standings & stats for today’s NBA game

Los Angeles Clippers team stats

The Los Angeles Clippers stand at the top of the Pacific Division with 50-28, placing them fourth in the Western Conference. Their recent winning streak (W3) and a 7-3 record in the last ten games is impressive given the absence of Kawhi Leonard, including a win over the Denver Nuggets. In their last outing, the Clippers faced the Cleveland Cavaliers, securing a 120-118 win. The Clippers’ season stats are:

  • PPG: 116.1
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 112.4
  • FG%: 49.1
  • 3PT%: 38.5
  • Assists Per Game: 25.6
  • Rebounds Per Game: 42.6

Phoenix Suns team stats

The Phoenix Suns, with a record of 46-32, are currently sixth in the Western Conference and second in the Pacific Division. Their performance in the last ten games shows a strong form with 7-3, including a win against the Timberwolves on Friday. In their latest game against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Suns saw a close matchup, losing 113-105. Season stats are as follows:

  • PPG: 116.4
  • Points Allowed Per Game: 113.5
  • FG%: 49.4
  • 3PT%: 38.3
  • Assists Per Game: 27.2
  • Rebounds Per Game: 44.3

Player stats for Suns vs. Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers leaders

The Clippers are coming off an impressive win over the Cavaliers, without Kawhi Leonard. Winning 120-118, they were led by Paul George’s 39 points. Here are the key leaders from the last game:

  • Paul George (SG): 39 PTS, 11 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • James Harden (PG): 22 PTS, 5 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Terrance Mann (SG): 14 PTS, 4 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 14 PTS, 11 RBS, 1 ASTS
  • Norman Powell (G): 14 PTS, 3 RBS, 0 AST

With Kawhi Leonard out tonight, Paul George and James Harden take over as the season leaders for the Clippers against the Suns. Find season stats below:

  • Kawhi Leonard (PF): 23.7 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Paul George (SG): 22.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • James Harden (PG): 16.7 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 8.6 APG
  • Norman Powell (SG): 14.1 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 1.1 APG
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 11.6 PPG, 9.3 RPG, 1.4 APG

Phoenix Suns leaders

In a close loss to the Pelicans, the Suns were led by Bradley Beal’s 33 points. Here are the key leaders from last game:

  • Bradley Beal (SG): 33 PTS, 3 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Devin Booker (SG): 25 PTS, 3 RBS, 7 ASTS
  • Kevin Durant (PF): 23 PTS, 4 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Grayson Allen (SG): 11 PTS, 5 RBS, 1 ASTS
  • Jusuf Nurkic (C): 6 PTS, 10 RBS, 6 AST

The Suns’ big three continue to be one of the better scoring groups in the NBA, but defensively they are middle of the league. Find season stats below:

  • Kawhi Leonard (PF): 23.7 PPG, 6.3 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • Paul George (SG): 22.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 3.6 APG
  • James Harden (PG): 16.7 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 8.6 APG
  • Norman Powell (SG): 14.1 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 1.1 APG
  • Ivica Zubac (C): 11.6 PPG, 9.3 RPG, 1.4 APG
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