Planning on watching today’s 76ers and Nets game? Catch the action at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the Nets hosts this showdown at 3:00 ET on NBCS. The 76ers come into this Atlantic division matchup as the favorite to pick up the win. Currently, the over/under for the game is at 224 points.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS VS BROOKLYN NETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -4
This game will be played at Barclays Center at 3:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA 76ERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 116-109 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can Philadelphia Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?
Coming into today’s game vs. the Nets, the 76ers are looking to build on their above .500 record of 9-3. The Eastern Conference sees the 76ers currently at 2nd, and in the Atlantic division, they are 2nd.
Philadelphia has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 9-3 against the spread. On the road, the 76ers have an ATS record of 3-1 compared to a 6-2 record vs. the spread at home.
Philadelphia’s offense had a good outing, putting up 126 points against the Hawks. They achieved a 48.9% field goal percentage and went 27/28 from the free-throw line. In terms of three-point shooting, the 76ers offense has been good from outside, hitting 37% of their three-pointers on an average of 29.5 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 48%.
So far, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 14th in the league at 112.5 points per contest.
The Philadelphia defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.3% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.8% of their field goal attempts vs. Philadelphia.
Will the Nets Win at Barclays Center?
In their upcoming game against the 76ers, the Nets can move above .500 with a win, as they are currently 6-6. In road games, the Nets have a 3-3 record this season, in contrast to their 3-3 record when playing at home.
In terms of the spread, Brooklyn currently holds an ATS record of 9-2, which is above .500. At their home court, the Nets’ ATS record is perfect at 5-0, in contrast to 4-2 on the road against the spread.
The Nets offense is coming off a game where they scored 115 points against the Heat. They posted a field goal percentage of 47.1% and connected on 14 threes. Offensively, the Nets hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 17th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 5th in terms of percentage and 4th in three-pointers made.
At this time, the Nets’ defense is positioned 15th in the NBA, permitting 113.2 points per game.
Brooklyn’s defense is currently forcing 12.9 turnovers per game, which is 8th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 17th in blocked shots, with an average of 5 rejections per game.