Today’s matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers is a non-conference game. The Clippers are currently favored by 11 points and have a record of 26-14, which is good for 4th in the Western Conference. The Nets, who are 11th in the East with a record of 17-24, are listed at +430 on the moneyline and the over/under line is currently at 226.5 at DraftKings NY.
This game is set to tip-off at 3:30 ET and can be seen on BSSC. Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles will be the site of this matchup.
Brooklyn Nets Preview
The Nets are 17-24 this season and are currently 11th in the Eastern Conference. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 13-13 and 1-4 against teams in their division. On the road, they are 7-14.
As the underdog this season, the Nets have gone 7-19 and are 11-13 against the spread on the road. They have lost four straight games against the spread as the favorite, and today they are 11-point underdogs.
In their win over the Lakers, the Nets covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs. The final score was 130-112, and the O/U line for that game was 227.5.
This season, the Nets have an O/U record of 21-20, and their games have averaged 229.7 points per game. In non-conference games, their O/U record is 4-11.
This season, the Nets are averaging 114.2 points per game, which is 19th in the NBA. On the road, they are scoring 112.7 points per game.
When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 7th in the league in both three-pointers made and attempted per game. However, they are just 27th in field goal percentage.
So far, the Nets have outscored the NBA scoring average in 46.3% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 23rd in the league.
At this time, the Nets’ defense is positioned 16th in the NBA, permitting 115.5 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Nets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 52.7% while allowing 37.8% from downtown.
Los Angeles Clippers Preview
Today, the Clippers are favored by 11 points against the Nets. This season, the Clippers have been favored in all but eight of their games and have gone 26-6 straight-up as the favorite. Against the spread, they are 20-12 as the favorite and have covered in their last two games as the favorite.
When favored, the Clippers have a scoring margin of +10.3 points per game. At home, they are outscoring their opponents by an average of +8.5 PPG and have won six straight games at home.
Coming into today’s game, the Clippers are 4th in the Western Conference with a record of 26-14. In the West, they are 20-11 against other conference opponents and 6-3 in non-conference games.
In their most recent game, the Clippers defeated the Thunder by a score of 128-117. The O/U line for that game was 240 points, and the Clippers were favored by 6.5 points going into the game.
On the season, the Clippers have an O/U record of 18-22. In their games, the average over/under line is 229.7, and their games have averaged 229.6 points per game.
When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 9th in the NBA with 117.6 points per game. At home, they are averaging 118.0 points compared to 117.2 on the road. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 55% of their games.
Los Angeles is one of the most efficient teams in the league, ranking 5th in field goal percentage and 4th in true shooting percentage. They are also the top three-point shooting team in the NBA, hitting 39% of their attempts.
Overall, the Clippers’ pace is 26th in the NBA at 97 possessions per game. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 10th in the league at 55%. When it comes to assists, they are 19th at 25.8 per game.
In the current season, the Clippers defense has excelled, sitting 10th in the NBA by allowing 112.0 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Clippers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 53.3% and allowing 36.2% from beyond the arc.
The Nets and Clippers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Nets have a record of 2-1. The Nets also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 3-0. These games averaged a combined total of 212 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2. The last three times, the Nets have matched up against the Clippers on the road, they are 3-0 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Clippers vs. Nets in New York
For a point-spread wager in this Clippers vs. Nets game, we suggest taking the Nets at +11. Even though our predictions have the Clippers winning 118-109, we see the Nets as the better choice on the point-spread. Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 226.5 and given that our model is projecting 227 points between the teams, we like the over.
- SportsBettingNY ATS Prediction: Nets +11
- SportsBettingNY OU Prediction: Over 226.5