Clippers visit Nets in NBA clash
Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
The Nets will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Clippers tip off at Barclays Center on Friday in NBA play.
The Nets sport records of 6-4 and 5-4-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Clippers sit at 8-3 and 8-3 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-5 for the Nets and 6-5 for the Clippers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 3-rated Clippers taking on the No. 17-rated Nets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 104-99 win for the Clippers on Friday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Brooklyn's No. 20-rated squad against Los Angeles's No. 21-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Brooklyn rates No. 14 in the league with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 6.3 per outing.
Defensively, the Clippers feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, giving up 97.2 points per game. Brooklyn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.
Los Angeles was a 117-111 loser in its last match on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 228 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles got 23 points from Blake Griffin but lost anyway 117-111 against the Thunder on Wednesday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Nets were a 102-93 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors. The Nets endured a 102-93 loss at the hands of the Warriors on Wednesday, despite a 22-point effort from Brook Lopez at Oracle Arena.
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Portland are 0-10
After playing Golden State are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Clippers at Nets trends to consider:
LA Clippers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of the LA Clippers last 9 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of the LA Clippers last 16 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
Brooklyn is 12-1 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Brooklyn's last 8 games at home
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Clippers
LA Clippers at Atlanta, Saturday, November 24
Brooklyn home to Portland, Sunday, November 25