Clippers vs. Nets Prediction

NBA Predictions: Clippers a safe bet to cover spread vs. Nets? 2/12/18

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.

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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

NBA Headlines

  • LOS ANGELES (AP) Already without injured star LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers will be missing guard Lonzo Ball for the next four to six weeks after an MRI on Sunday showed a sprained left ank...
  • DETROIT (AP) Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond is in concussion protocol a day after taking a shot on his nose.
    Drummond was out of the lineup Saturday night against the Sacramento Kings....
  • NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say Anthony Davis has a sprained finger that is expected to sideline him up to two weeks.
    The star forward hurt his left index finger during the four...
  • DETROIT (AP) Andre Drummond left Detroit's game against Miami on Friday night with a nasal injury after he was hit in the face by an opponent's arm.
    James Johnson of the Heat caught Drummond ...
  • CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls expect prized rookie center Wendell Carter Jr. to miss eight to 12 weeks because of a left thumb injury.
    The team said Friday that surgery has been recommended ...

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