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Bobcats vs Nets Betting Matchup Report

New Jersey NetsCharlotte Bobcats
March 4, 6:00 PM | Time Warner Cable Arena

New Jersey Nets vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds

11-26TEAM RECORD4-30

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Sunday when the Nets of New Jersey hit the hard court against the Bobcats of Charlotte.

The Bobcats are 4-30 so far on the season, and 11-23 ATS vs. the number. The Nets, meanwhile, are 11-26 and 16-21 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Charlotte go 15-18-1 and the Nets go 20-17 on the totals.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Bobcats as 2-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 188.5, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 30-rated Bobcats and the No. 28-rated Nets in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 88-80 win for the Nets on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charlotte's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 86.3 PPG, against a Nets defense that ranks No. 25 at 99.3 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 41.4% so far, less than the Nets shooters have achieved on the year, 42.4% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nets own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 98.5 points per game when on the road. Charlotte, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in home scoring.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 107-94 loser as they battled the Celtics on the road. The Nets failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 201 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Brook Lopez went off for 28 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Boston defeated New Jersey, 107-94 at TD Garden.

Charlotte lost its last outing, a 102-72 result against the Spurs on March 2. The Bobcats failed to cover in that game as a 15-point underdog, while the 174 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Charlotte was run off the court by the Spurs on Friday as San Antonio blasted them 102-72 at AT&T Center.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Boston are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Orlando are 2-8
After playing San Antonio are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

A few Nets at Bobcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Charlotte
New Jersey is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing New Jersey
Charlotte is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Jersey
Charlotte is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against New Jersey
Charlotte is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey at Miami, Tuesday, March 6
Charlotte home to Orlando, Tuesday, March 6

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