Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Brooklyn as 1 point favorites.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 27-46. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.3 as they are averaging 102.4 points per game while giving up 107.7 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 16-57. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 106.0 points per game and surrendering 113.3, good for a point differential of -7.3.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 46-27-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-35-1 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 35-36-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 38-34-1 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
03/26/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Brooklyn
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/26/17 G Sean Kilpatrick Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out indefinitely
Robert Covington comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jahlil Okafor averages 11.8 points per game in 22.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Brook Lopez averages 20.6 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 43 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 107.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 24th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 43.7 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 2nd with 16.7 per game. The Nets allow 113.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 46.9 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Nets force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 102.9 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Nets rating on offense is 104.3 and they have a defensive rating of 111.5. They get 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shot attempts. Brooklyn turns the ball over on 14.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn -1
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