HomeArizona Sports Betting NewsLos Angeles Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns Game 2 Preview and Best Bets!!

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Phoenix Suns Game 2 Preview and Best Bets!!

Tuesday evening, the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns are set to compete against each other in the second game of their Western Conference NBA first-round series at Footprint Center. During the first game, the Clippers beat the Suns with a score of 115-110. The Clippers are eager to continue their winning streak and secure a 2-0 lead when they return to Los Angeles.

Image: Shutterstock

If you’re looking for some guidance on who to bet on, Phil has got you covered. He has created a preview of the upcoming game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Phoenix Suns on April 18th, along with his best bet for Tuesday’s game.

BetFred Arizona Promo to Use On This Game

If you’re someone who enjoys betting on sports and is on the lookout for a good deal, then you might want to check out the welcome bonus offered by BetFred Arizona.

Here’s how it works: when you place your first bet with $50 in cash, and it gets settled, you’ll be given three Fred Bets of $37 each. That means you’ll get a total of $111 worth of Fred Bets that you can use for future bets.

But wait, there’s more! BetFred also offers to give you back 50% of your combined net losses each week, up to $200 in Fred Bets per week, for five weeks. This offer starts from the date of your first bet. So, if you have a particularly bad week and end up losing a lot, BetFred will give you half of your losses back in Fred Bets, up to a maximum of $200.

Game 1 Recap

Phoenix failed to cover the -8, and the contest ended under 225.5. The Clippers bench outscored the Suns 34-10, and Phoenix blew a nine-point lead in their Game 1 home loss to Los Angeles.

Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard torched the Suns for 38-5-5 on 14-26 shooting from the floor, 3-5 from downtown, and 9-10 from the charity stripe to pace Los Angeles. Eric Gordon chipped in with 19, and Russell Westbrook had an awful night but made a pair of defensive plays, including draining three free throws to seal the deal.

Kevin Durant led Phoenix with 27 points, Devin Booker chipped in with 26 points and a team-high five turnovers, Torey Craig added 22, and Deandre Ayton contributed 18 points and a team-high 10 rebounds in a losing cause.

The Clippers won the battle of the boards 49-42. Los Angeles dominated the offensive glass 15-6, but Phoenix had the edge on the defensive end, 36-34.

Series Odds Have Changed

Despite the Suns’ upset loss to Los Angeles, Phoenix is -190 favorite to win this series. I believe the Suns will advance to the next round, but this is too much juice to lay for this wager–especially when Phoenix is 0-1 in the series.

If you still want to wager on Phoenix winning the series, this is the perfect spot to use one of the Fred Bets.

Game 2 Odds

Los Angeles is a +7.5 underdog with a 226-point total when they play Phoenix at 10:00 and televised on TNT.

Phil’s Clippers-Suns Best Bet: Suns Under 226 -110 (BetFred)

Tuesday will be a war, and my best bet is for this contest to end Under 226 points.

It will be a quick turnaround for these two teams, and the physical nature of this series leads me to believe Tuesday will be a low-scoring affair at Footprint Center.

Neither team shot the ball well from anywhere except for the charity stripe, and I believe the respective defenses had plenty to do with this. I also see this trend continuing Tuesday.

Leonard did a terrific job holding Durant scoreless in the 3rd quarter, and that adjustment likely won the game for Los Angeles. We’ll probably see more of that on Tuesday, which will keep Durant from beating them.

The teams played relatively slow-paced basketball Sunday night, which should be the norm throughout the series. Complaints of Leonard and Durant being gassed by the 4th quarter will ensure the teams slow down the pace as often as possible.

Finally, Tuesday will be a low-scoring game ending Under the total–the slow pace and the tremendous defense from both squads will take center stage, and the contest ends Under 226 points.

Arizona sportsbook offers


Bet365 Bet $5 Get $150 in Bonus Bets
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov
Caesars Second Chance Bet Up To $1000
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov
DraftKings Second Chance Bet Up To $1500
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov
BetRivers Second Chance Bet Up To $100
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov
Desert Diamond Second Chance Bet Up To $500
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov
FanDuel Bet $5 Get $150 in Bonus Bets
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov
BetMGM Second Chance Bet Up To $1500
21+ and present in AZ. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text "NEXTSTEP" to 53342 or visit problemgambling.az.gov