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Los Angeles favored by -9 against Brooklyn on Saturday

Brooklyn NetsLos Angeles Clippers
3-5November 16, 2013, 10:30 | STAPLES Center6-3

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Brooklyn when they hit take on the Clippers on Saturday in pro hoops betting action.

The Clippers sit at 6-3 (6-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Nets are currently 3-5 (3-5 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Los Angeles is 6-3 OU, and Brooklyn is 4-4 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Brooklyn Nets vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds and Stats.

On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the Clippers sat as -9-point Favorite. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 205.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Clippers and the No. 7-ranked Nets, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 99-91 result in favor of the Clippers.

The Nets were a 100-98 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Suns. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (198) made winners of OVER bettors. Phoenix was scorched by Brook Lopez for 27 points as the Nets defated the Suns 100-98 in NBA action on Friday.

The Clippers were a 111-103 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Thunder. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors. Los Angeles got 22 points and 12 rebounds from Blake Griffin en route to a 111-103 victory over Oklahoma City on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Nets rank No. 13 in the league with 43.5 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 8.22 per game, while the Nets rate No. 24 with 5.5 per contest.

Next up:
Brooklyn home to Portland, Monday, November 18th
Los Angeles home to Vancouver, Monday, November 18th