Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 3/5/2024

The Philadelphia 76ers (35-25) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (24-37) on Tuesday, March 5th. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on NBCS. The 76ers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Nets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mavericks. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win

The 76ers picked up a win over the Mavericks in their latest game, finishing with a score of 120-116. As the second half got underway, the 76ers were leading by a score of 56-51.

So far this season, the 76ers are 35-25 overall and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. When playing on the road, the 76ers are 16-12 compared to their 19-13 record at home.

Currently, Philadelphia holds an above .500 ATS record of 34-26 so far this year. As the favorite this season, Philadelphia is 25-15 vs. the spread while going 9-11 as the underdog.

The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Nets’ most recent game versus the Grizzlies saw Nicolas Claxton lead the Nets with 21 points while shooting 8/10 from the field. Cameron Johnson put up 18 points which was 2nd on the team, but it wasn’t enough as Brooklyn ended up losing the game with a final score of 106-102.

Coming into today’s game, the Nets are 24-37 overall and have gone 4-6 in their last ten games. As it stands, the Nets are 11th in the Eastern Conference and are in 4th place in the Atlantic division.

Brooklyn’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 27-31 for the season. Brooklyn has gone 12-8 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 15-23 when playing as underdogs.

76ers Offense Breakdown

The 76ers arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 117.1 points per game (11th).

So far this season, the 76ers are averaging 117.1 points per game, which is 11th in the NBA. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 19th in the league at 98.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 26th in made threes per game at 11.6. Overall, they are shooting 35% from beyond the arc, which is 22nd in the league.

On the road, the 76ers are averaging 116.9 points per game compared to 117.3 at home. In terms of field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 19th in the NBA at 47%.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Brooklyn offense is ranked 24th in the NBA in scoring at 112 points per game.

At home, the Nets are averaging 113.9 points per game, which is 20th in the NBA. Overall, they are 24th in scoring at 112 points per game. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 26th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 6th in made threes at 13.8 per game. However, they are just 27th in free throw attempts and 27th in made free throws.

So far, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 39.3% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 27th in the league at 45%.

76ers Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the 76ers’ defense is giving up an average of 113.8 points per contest. Philadelphia’s defense is currently forcing 11.2 turnovers per game, which is 1st in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 9th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.8 rejections per game.

Nets Team Defense

At this time, the Nets’ defense is positioned 15th in the NBA, permitting 114.2 points per game. Brooklyn’s defense is currently forcing 11.9 turnovers per game, which is 6th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 13th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.2 rejections per game.

Key Players For The 76ers And Nets

In today’s game, we anticipate Tyrese Maxey leading the scoring for the 76ers, contributing 24 points while shooting 9/19 from the field. This season, he is averaging 26 points per game along with 3.7 boards.

On the flip side, our predictions place Mikal Bridges as the leading scorer for the Nets. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 18 while also collecting 4 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 44.5% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 21.1 points per game.

76ers vs Nets Trends

  • Across the 76ers last ten road games, the team averaged 112 points per game while allowing 117. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Brooklyn has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 92 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • The last five games that Brooklyn was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-4 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Philadelphia has an ATS mark of 2-8 while going 5-5 straight up.

76ers vs Nets Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this 76ers vs. Nets game, we suggest taking the Nets at +2.5. Even though our predictions have the 76ers winning 109-107, we see the Nets as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 218 and given that our model is projecting 216 points between the teams, we like the under.

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