Philadelphia 76ers at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 10/11/2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
The 76ers head into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 28-54. They were 4th in the Atlantic Division. They had a point differential of -5.7 as they averaged 102.4 points per contest while giving up 108.1 per game. The Nets had an overall mark of 20-62 last year. They were 5th in the Atlantic Division. They averaged 105.8 points per contest and gave up 112.5, which was a point differential of -6.7.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers were 49-33-0 against the spread last season
The Philadelphia 76ers were 42-39-1 against the over/under last year
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets were 41-39-2 against the spread last season
The Brooklyn Nets were 40-40-2 against the over/under last year
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/9/2017 Robert Covington F Rest Game Time Decision
10/9/2017 JJ Redick G Rest Game Time Decision
10/8/2017 Joel Embiid C Knee Game Time Decision
10/8/2017 Richaun Holmes F Wrist Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/8/2017 Milton Doyle G Quadriceps Game Time Decision
Joel Embiid comes into this game after averaging 20.2 points per contest while playing 25.4 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributed 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage was 47% while his free throw percentage was 78%. J.J. Redick averaged 15 points per contest in 28.2 minutes per game last year. He averaged 1.4 assists per game and 2.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 45% for the season while his free throw percentage was 89%.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 13.1 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 4 rebounds per contest and had 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 42% and his free throw percentage finished at 84%. Allen Crabbe averaged 10.7 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 28.5 minutes per game. He also brought in 2.9 rebounds per game and had 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 47% and his free throw percentage was 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averaged 102.4 points per contest last year, which was 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin was -5.7 and their shooting percentage was 44% as a unit, which had them ranked 27th. From 3-point territory they shot 34%, which was good for 25th in the NBA. They averaged 42.8 boards per contest and 23.8 assists per game, which ranked them 24th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 1st with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allowed 108.1 points per contest, which was 24th in the NBA. They also surrendered a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 16th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 45 rebounds a game which ranked 27th, and they allowed 22.7 assists per game which put them in 14th place in the league. They forced 15.1 turnovers per game which ranked them 27th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn was 12th in the NBA with 105.8 points per contest last season. They were 24th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin was -6.73. They shot 34% from beyond the arc, which was good for 26th in the league. They were 10th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.9 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 21.4. The Nets were 2nd in turnovers per contest with 16.5. The Nets gave up 112.5 points per game, which ranked them 29th in the league. Their defense surrendered a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 21st in those defensive statistics. They ranked 16th with 23 dimes allowed per game and 29th with 47.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets were 10th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest last year.
Philadelphia was 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 16th in the league. The 76ers were 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.2, and their defensive rating of 108.9 was ranked 14th. In terms of pace they were 6th in the league with 98.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% was 23rd. As a team they were 23rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Brooklyn was 2nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 14th in the league. The Nets were 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 110.7 was ranked 8th. In terms of pace they were 1st in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% was 17th. As a team they were 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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