Lakers at Nets - 11/6/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (0-4) at Brooklyn Nets (0-5)
NBA Basketball: Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets -4.5 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: TWC SN, YES
The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets meet up Friday at the Barclays Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers are still looking for their first win after an 0-4 start. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 106.8 points on 40.4 percent shooting and allowing 116.8 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Jordan Clarkson is averaging 18.3 points and two assists while Louis Williams is averaging 16.5 points and three rebounds. Kobe Bryant is dishing 2.5 assists and Julius Randle is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t playing a lick of defense and have lost 12 straight games when allowing 100 or more points. The Lakers are also shooting just 27.9 percent from three. This season may have gotten off to a worse start than last season for the Lakers.
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The Brooklyn Nets need a win after a tough 0-5 start. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 89.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 104.4 points on 48.6 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20 points and eight rebounds while Jarrett Jack is averaging 12 points and 6.3 assists. Thaddeus Young is grabbing 7.4 rebounds and Joe Johnson is dishing 3.8 assists. The Brooklyn Nets have scored no more than 96 points in their last four games and are shooting 24.4 percent from beyond the arc. The Nets are getting just 54.6 points from their starters and grabbing just 39.6 rebounds per game.
The Lakers are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference and 3-12-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Nets are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Lakers are 8-1-2 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Brooklyn and 2-6-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
If you're betting on this game, you need help. These are two of the worst teams in the league by a long shot. I have no strong play on this game at all. However, we're getting points with the Lakers, so I'm going with the Lakers. It's the only thing promised in this stinky matchup.