NBA Pro Basketball TV Games Sports Betting Match Up Previews for Friday

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Now that college football has concluded over the airwaves the NBA on ESPN Friday Nights returns and scheduled for January 10th are two games over national television to satisfy the appetite of pro basketball bettors. The action gets underway at 8PM Eastern Time.

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Getting underway at 8PM Eastern Time it will be the LeBron James and the Miami Heat hitting the road to face the Brooklyn Nets. They tip off in Brooklyn and ESPN will provide the coast to coast coverage. Entering play on Wednesday night the Heat have won three straight and sit with a 27-8 overall mark. Like last year Miami shooting the basketball very well as the club is making 51.1% from three and 38.2% from three point distance. That ranks the team 1st overall in shooting percentage and 4th best from beyond the arc. The drop off this year has come on the defensive end of the court. Teams are shooting 45.6% from the floor and 37.1% from the three point line on the Heat. Miami now is ranked 18th in defensive field goal percentage and 26th guarding the three. The two teams met last on November 1st in Brooklyn with the Nets posting a one point victory as a home underdog. Brooklyn is going through a difficult season at 13-21 as they enter play on Wednesday night. Although they do sport a three game win streak as they host Golden St on January 8th. The team is trying to overcome the loss of center Brook Lopez who is lost for the season.

It will be the battle of LA in the nightcap as the LA Lakers will be the designated road squad as they face the LA Clippers. The two LA’s get things started from Staples Center at 10:30PM Eastern Time and ESPN TV will provide the broadcast. Injuries have also impacted this matchup. Kobe Bryant remains sidelined for the Lakers as he recovers from a broken kneecap. Clippers point guard Chris Paul is hampered by a shoulder injury that will keep him out of the lineup until the middle of February. Entering their home game against Boston on Tuesday the Clippers sported a home mark of 15-3 on the season.

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