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Dec 31, 7:00 PM | AT&T Center

Brooklyn Nets vs San Antonio Spurs Odds

16-14TEAM RECORD24-8

Brooklyn pays a visit to San Antonio on Monday, hoping to send the Spurs to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at AT&T Center.

The Spurs sit at 24-8 (19-12-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Nets are currently 16-14 (13-16-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? San Antonio is 17-15 OU, and Brooklyn is 11-19 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Spurs sat as 9.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 197.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Spurs and the No. 18-ranked Nets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 106-99 result in favor of the Spurs.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 15-rated squad against Brooklyn's No. 20-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 4 in the league with 8.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 12 with 7.6 per outing.

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 92.3 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Brooklyn, they were a 103-100 winner as they battled the Cavaliers at home. The Nets failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 203 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Brooklyn got 35 points from Brook Lopez en route to a 103-100 victory over Cleveland on Saturday at Barclays Center.

In their last action, San Antonio was a 111-86 winner on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Spurs blew out Dallas on Sunday, running up the score in a 111-86 win at American Airlines Center.

Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After playing Dallas are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Nets at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Brooklyn's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn's last 8 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
San Antonio is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games when playing Brooklyn

Next up:
Brooklyn at Oklahoma City, Wednesday, January 2
San Antonio at Milwaukee, Wednesday, January 2

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