Clippers vs. Nets Prediction
Are the L.A. Clippers a safe bet to cover the point spread when they visit the Brooklyn Nets tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET?
WHO ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Los Angeles. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Clippers are 4.5-point road favorites to beat the Nets, who opened as 6-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 218 but was bet up to 221, which is where it sits now.
WHO PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Los Angeles. As of this writing, 64% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Clippers to cover the point spread tonight. Meanwhile, 66% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the over.
WHO WE LIKE: Los Angeles. The Clippers have been a great bet on the road, posting a 11-3-1 against the spread in their last 15 road games. They’re also 9-2-1 against the number in their last 12 games versus a team with a winning percentage below .400 and are 10-3-1 at the betting window in their last 14 games versus an opponent with a losing record. They’ve also covered the spread in their last 12 games against Eastern Conference foes.
The Nets, meanwhile, are just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games against Western Conference opponents and are 1-4 against the number in their last five games versus an opponent that allowed 100 points or more in its previous game. Brooklyn is also just 1-5 at the betting window in its last six home games when facing a team with a losing road record.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS -4.5