NBA Nets vs Sixers Spread and Prediction (02-20-20)

In this all-Eastern showdown between two teams sitting within the playoff places of the conference, the fifth Philadelphia 76ers (34-21), are hosting the seventh Brooklyn Nets (25-28), with both teams having won their last 3 and 2 games respectively and looking to extend those winning streaks today.

Date/Time: 02-20-2020, 20:00 EDT

Spread: Philadelphia 76ers -8

Total: +218.5

Philadelphia 76ers have a 34-21 record (22-29-4 against the spread) and are sitting on the 5th place of the Eastern Conference. They have three consecutive wins and in their last game they won at home against the Clippers with a 110-103 score, beating the odds. Joel Embiid leads the team both in scoring with 22.9 ppg and in rebounding with 11.9 per game. Tobias Harris follows with 19 ppg and 6.7 rebounds per game.

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Brooklyn Nets have a 25-28 record (26-27 against the spread) and are sitting on the 7th place of the East. They have won four of their last five matches and in their last game they won at home against the Raptors with a 101-91 score, beating the odds. Kyrie Irving leads the team in scoring with 27.4 ppg, adding 5.2 rebounds and 6.4 assists per game but he is out with an injury. Spencer Dinwiddie follows with 21 ppg and a team high 6.6 assists per game.

In their three previous meetings earlier this season the Sixers lead the Nets 2-1 wins. They have won the previous home game by 11 points. Sixers are 25-2 at home, while the Nets are 9-16 on the road. Nets are better offensively, scoring 110.5 ppg to Sixers’ 108.6, while Sixers are better defensively, allowing 106.2 ppg to Nets’ 111. Sixers have better percentages both in field goals (46.5% to 45.5%) and in 3-pointers (35.4% to 34.2%). On the other hand, Nets are better in rebounding (48.3 to 45.9), while Sixers are better both in assists made (26.1 to 24) and in turnovers committed (14.7 to 15.7). Bookmakers give the Sixers a -8 spread and expect them to beat the odds for another easy home win against the Nets this season.

Brooklyn Nets vs Philadelphia 76ers Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -8 (-108)

 

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