Los Angeles Clippers vs. Brooklyn Nets: 2/21/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 21, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (19-12) are underdogs (+5.5) in their attempt to continue a five-game win streak when they visit the Los Angeles Clippers (22-9) at 8:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Staples Center. The matchup airs on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under set at 240 points.

Betting Information

Clippers vs Nets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Clippers -5.5 -110 -110 240 -110 -110
Place a bet on Los Angeles Clippers or the Brooklyn Nets for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Los Angeles holds a 7-3 record in the last 10 head-to-head games against Brooklyn. The Nets have an advantage against the spread (2-0) when taking on the Clippers.

Clippers vs Nets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2021 Clippers Nets -1.5 242 -122 102 Regular Season 124-120 BKN
8/9/2020 Clippers Clippers -9.5 231 -435 343 Regular Season 129-120 BKN
3/17/2019 Clippers Regular Season 119-116 LAC
11/17/2018 Nets Regular Season 127-119 LAC
3/4/2018 Clippers Regular Season 123-120 LAC
2/12/2018 Nets Regular Season 114-101 LAC
11/29/2016 Nets Regular Season 127-122 BKN
11/14/2016 Clippers Regular Season 127-95 LAC
2/29/2016 Clippers Regular Season 105-95 LAC
12/12/2015 Nets Regular Season 105-100 LAC
  • 8/9/2020 DNP – Clippers: Paul George, Montrezl Harrell
  • Clippers Betting Information

    • Los Angeles has been good against the spread this season, posting an 18-13 record.
    • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Clippers have fared well against the spread, compiling an 11-8 record.
    • Los Angeles has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 20 of 31 games for a 64.5% rate.
    Bet on the Los Angeles Clippers to win the NBA Championship.

    Nets Betting Information

    • Brooklyn has a losing record against the spread, going 15-16 ATS (covering only 48.4% of the time).
    • The Nets have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 5.5 points or more, going 3-13 against the spread.
    • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 22 of 31 (71%).
    Bet on the Brooklyn Nets to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 12.9% of their opportunities this year (four of 31 chances), the Clippers and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 240 points.
    • Brooklyn has combined with its opponents to score more than 240 points in 14 of 31 games (45.2%) this season.
    • These teams average a combined 236.8 points per game, 3.2 fewer points than the total of 240 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 226 points per game, 14 less than the over/under for this game.
    • The average total the Clippers have had set in games this season is 15.9 less points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average total for Nets games this year is 1.5 less points than the point total of 240 in this outing.
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    Clippers Leaders

    • Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers scoring 26.8 points per game.
    • Paul George leads Los Angeles with 5.4 assists a game and Ivica Zubac paces the squad with 6.7 rebounds per matchup.
    • The Clippers are led by George from beyond the arc. He connects on 3.6 shots from deep per game.
    • Leonard leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Serge Ibaka collects 1.2 blocks a contest to pace Los Angeles.

    Nets Leaders

    • Kevin Durant is at the top of the Nets scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 29.0 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game this season.
    • James Harden has the title of Brooklyn assist leader, dishing out 11.3 assists per game this season.
    • Joe Harris makes more threes per game than any other member of the Nets, cashing in 3.4 treys per game.
    • Harden is at the top of Brooklyn’s steals hierarchy with 1.1 steals per game and Durant leads the squad in blocks with 1.4 per game.
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