Los Angeles Clippers at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 2/12/2018
Monday, February 12, 2018
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The Los Angeles Clippers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, February 12, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 6 point favorites.
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The Clippers head into this matchup with a mark of 28-26. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 107.5 points per contest while giving up 106.9 per game. The Nets have an overall mark of 19-38. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 105.5 points per contest and giving up 109.6, which is a point differential of -4.1.
Valuable Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 29-25-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 27-26-1 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 33-23-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 24-32-1 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/22/17 PG Patrick Beverley Knee is out for season
02/10/18 PG Milos Teodosic Foot is "?" Monday vs Brooklyn
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
02/10/18 G Caris LeVert Head is "?" Monday vs LA Clippers
02/01/18 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Groin is out indefinitely
DeAndre Jordan averages 11.3 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 15 rebounds per game for Los Angeles. His field goal percentage is 64% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%. Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Clippers. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 71%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.2 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Clippers allow 106.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.4 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league. Los Angeles averages 107.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 7th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.52 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 10th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 109.6 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 16th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 21.1 assists allowed per contest, and 30th with 46.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game this season. Brooklyn is 16th in the league with 105.5 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -4.09. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 26th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 45.3 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 22.5. The Nets are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.5.
The Clippers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 108.5, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 16th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 13th. As a unit they are 12th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA. Los Angeles is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 9th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Nets are 24th in the league in defensive rating with 109.8, and their offensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 8th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 98.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 25th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Clippers/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +6
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