NBA Sixers vs Nets Spread and Prediction (12-15-19)

Two teams sitting within the top-8 of the Eastern Conference are clashing today, when the Brooklyn Nets (13-12), who are still without Kyrie Irving and want to end their current small losing streak, are hosting the Philadelphia 76ers (20-7), who on the other hand have been red-hot having lost only once in their last eleven games.

Date/Time: 12-15-2019, 18:00 EDT

Spread: Brooklyn Nets +5.5

Total: +217

Brooklyn Nets have a 13-12 record (13-12 against the spread) and sitting in the 7th place of the East. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost on the road against the Raptors with a 102-110 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kyrie Irving with 28.5 ppg, adding 5.4 rebounds and a team high 7.2 assists per game but he is out with an injury. He is followed by Spencer Dinwiddie with 20.9 ppg and 6.2 assists per game.

Philadelphia 76ers have a 20-7 record (12-12-3 against the spread) and sitting on the 4th place of the East. They have won 10 of their last 11 matches and in their last game they won at home against the Pelicans with a 116-109 score. They are led in scoring by Joel Embiid with 22.8 ppg, adding a team high 12.3 rebounds per game. He is followed by Tobias Harris with 19.8 ppg and 7 rebounds per game.

In their nine meetings last season the Sixers led the Nets 6-3 wins and were 3-1 in Brooklyn. Nets are 7-5 at home, while Sixers are 6-7 on the road. Nets are better offensively, scoring 112 ppg to Sixers’ 110.1, while Sixers are better defensively, allowing 103.9 ppg to Nets’ 112.8. Sixers have better percentages both in field goals (47.7% to 44.9%) and in 3-pointers (37% to 34.3%). Nets are better in rebounding (47.9 to 46.3), while Sixers are better in assists made (26.7 to 24.2) and both teams are almost equal in turnovers committed (15.9 to 16.1). Bookmakers give the Sixers a -5.5 spread and expect them to keep the momentum and beat the odds for the road win.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction: Philadelphia 76ers -5.5 (-109)

 

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