Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions
The Los Angeles Clippers is all set to take on Brooklyn Nets in an interesting regular season clash. The match will take place in the Barclays Center on 3rd February.
The hosts are looking to continue their good run in the Eastern conference whereas Clippers are beaming in confidence after a cakewalk in their last outing against the Knicks.
Even though this rivalry looks to produce a thriller, the recent form suggests a slight upper hand to the Clippers with the Brooklyn based club requiring to punch above their weight to get their 12th win.
Here are the recent Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets Odds and Predictions
Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
Nicolas Batum who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 4.8 rebounds and free throw percentage of 87 in the current season.
Paul George who is the shooting guard has a superior 3-point conversion of 47.4 while Serge Ibaka needs to do better than 12.3 points per game in this season. But he has more than made it up with an average of 6.9 rebounds per game.
Kawhi Leonard will be the small forward in the side with an overall rating of 82 and average of 25.8 points in every outing so far. He has a field goal percentage of 50.7 and is an X-factor for them to succeed.
Kevin Durant who has played as the shooting guard has loads of experience in NBA with an average of 30.5 points and 5.5 assists in 15 games. In his last game, he contributed with 37 points along with 7 rebounds.
Kyrie Irving who is the point guard has a field goal percentage of 52.7 while the shooting guard Caris LeVert who has a rating of 82 came up with 18.5 points per game along with 6 assists.
Joe Harris who is the small forward brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 61.5% and a field goal percentage of 50.4% in 21 games.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Probable Starters as per Bleacher Report
PG – Chris Paul, SG – Willie Green, SF – Caron Butler, PF – Blake Griffin,
C – DeAndre Jordan
PG – Deron Williams, SG – Joe Johnson, SF – Gerald Wallace,
PF – Reggie Evans, C – Brook Lopez
Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
Looking at the Clippers’ performance, they were up to the challenge right from the start after defeating the defending champions Lakers and last season’s surprise package Nuggets comfortably.
They have so far achieved 16 victories in 21 games and would be looking to play on the front foot in the remaining games to consolidate their top spot in the Western conference.
In their last game the New York Knicks, they wasted no time in dispatching the underdogs comfortably. They will also be looking to extend their 3-match winning streak when they meet Nets on Tuesday.
On the other hand, the Brooklyn Nets seems to have upped the ante after an initial setback in the Eastern conference.
Despite grabbing important wins against Warriors and Celtics at the start of the season, they were pulled down when they lost to Hornets and Grizzlies. But they have figured out the wrongs and have sorted it which is clearly visible in their approach.
As a result, they have managed to achieve 4 victories in the last 5 games and are clear favorites to top the Eastern conference. They are currently sitting in 2nd spot with 11 triumphs and 9 debacles so far.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (92 games): Clippers – 43 wins, Nets – 49 wins.
Playoffs played: 0
Previous meeting: Nets won 129-120 on 9th Aug 2020 in an away fixture.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted winner
The odds for this particular game between Clippers and Nets will be updated on the day of the clash. Looking at the outright it is very clear that the Brooklyn Nets have a very good chance to lift whereas their opponents are also looking to win big this season.
According to Oddschecker and SMarkets, the Brooklyn Nets are the second favorites in this season just behind Lakers while the Clippers are right behind as they occupy the third spot in the predictions.