Nets vs. Clippers - 2/2/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Clippers (33-15) at Brooklyn Nets (18-28)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Brooklyn Nets +8.5 -- Over/Under: 200.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, YES
The Los Angeles Clippers and Brooklyn Nets meet Monday night at the Barclays Center.
The Los Angeles Clippers have won seven of their last eight games and continue their long road trip. On the season, the Clippers are averaging 106.9 points on 47.4 percent shooting and are allowing 99.7 points on 45 percent shooting. Blake Griffin is averaging 22.8 points and 7.6 rebounds while Chris Paul is averaging 17.7 points and 9.6 assists. DeAndre Jordan is grabbing 13.5 rebounds and Jamal Crawford is shooting 39.5 percent from the field. The Los Angeles Clippers have turned up their defense, as they’re allowing 42.7 percent shooting from the field and 35.7 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. The Clippers have won 20 straight games when allowing less than 100 points. The Clippers have won 13 of their 33 games on the road.
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The Brooklyn Nets have lost five of their last six games and continue to drop in the standings. On the season, the Nets are averaging 95.7 points on 44.5 percent shooting and are allowing 99.6 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Joe Johnson is averaging 15.8 points and 3.6 assists while Brook Lopez is averaging 15.3 points and 6.2 rebounds. Jarrett Jack is dishing 4.9 assists and Mason Plumlee is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets defense has really suffered as of late, as they’re allowing 51.2 percent shooting from the field and 36.6 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. The Nets have lost seven of their last eight games SU when allowing more than 100 points.
The Clippers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Atlantic and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Nets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss. The Clippers are 1-13 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Brooklyn and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
While the Nets have owned the Clippers ATS over the years, it's tough to trust this team with the way they're playing lately. Look for the Clips to win by double digits.