Brooklyn Nets at Charlotte Bobcats Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 3/25/2014
Wednesday, March 26, 7:00 PM on YES, SPSO
Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
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The last time these two teams met, the Brooklyn Nets were able to extend their home winning streak to 10 games by beating the Charlotte Bobcats. Deron Williams scored 23 points in the game for the Nets, including 11 in the final six minutes of the fourth quarter.
After ending the first half with an 8-point lead, the Nets allowed the Bobcats to get back in the game. After Charlotte took a three point lead halfway through the fourth quarter, Brooklyn let Williams take over the game, which helped them retake the lead for good. Joe Johnson also had a nice game for the Nets, scoring 20 points and pulling down 8 rebounds. He and the rest of his teammates played good, sound offense in this one, limiting their turnover total to just 7. The Bobcats had 15 turnovers in the game, including five in the final quarter alone.
Al Jefferson (18 points, 12 rebounds) was the main reason why Charlotte was able to stay in the game as long as they did. Other than him, the Bobcats' starters couldn't get it going on offense. They mostly had to rely on good contributions from their bench, including 17 points from Gary Neal and 13 from Chris Douglas-Roberts.
The win helped Brooklyn to stay near the top of the of the Eastern Conference standings, while Charlotte 's loss didn't effect their playoff chances too much.
Brooklyn is 17-17-0 ATS on the road this season
Brooklyn is 14-18-2 against the over/under on the road this season
Charlotte is 20-14-1 ATS at home this season
Charlotte is 13-21-1 against the over/under at home this season
Injuries to Watch
12/22/13 C Brook Lopez Foot out for season
03/24/14 F Andrei Kirilenko Rest questionable
03/22/14 F Kevin Garnett Back out indefinitely
12/21/13 G Jeffery Taylor Achilles out for season
10/25/13 C Brendan Haywood Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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