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Nets vs Clippers Betting Matchup Report

Los Angeles ClippersBrooklyn Nets
15-8December 12, 2013, 08:00 | Barclays Center7-14



Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Los Angeles when they hit take on the Nets on Thursday in pro hoops betting action.

The Nets sport a record of 7-14 and 8-13 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Clippers sit at 15-8 and 13-10 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-9-1 for the Nets and 10-12-1 for the Clippers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets Odds and Stats.

On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Nets sat as 4-point underdogs. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 196.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 4-rated Clippers taking on the No. 29-rated Nets in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-86 win for the Clippers on Thursday.

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In their last action, Los Angeles was a 96-88 winner on the road against the Celtics. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (184) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Chris Paul scored 22 points leading the Clippers to a 96-88 victory over Boston at TD Garden on Wednesday.

The Nets were a 104-96 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Celtics. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (200) made winners of OVER bettors. Boston was scorched by Deron Williams for 25 points as the Nets defated the Celtics 104-96 in NBA action on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Brooklyn's No. 23-ranked offense (94.86 PPG) against a Clippers defense that ranks No. 12 at 99.13 PPG. The Nets have averaged 43.66% from the field per game, less than the Clippers have managed so far this season (46.42% on average).

Next up:
Los Angeles at Washington, Saturday, December 14th
Brooklyn at Detroit, Friday, December 13th

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