Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Picks & Predictions 4/3/2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 9.5 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 25-52. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 106.4 points per game while giving up 110.5 per contest. The 76ers have an overall mark of 46-30. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 108.9 points per contest and giving up 105.2, which is a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 43-32-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 34-42-1 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 44-31-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-38-1 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
04/02/18 F Dario Saric Elbow is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Brooklyn
03/31/18 C Joel Embiid Head is out indefinitely
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.5 points per game in 30 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Ben Simmons averages 15.8 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 8.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 56%. J.J. Redick averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 106.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.06 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 23.3 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 15 per game. The Nets allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.7 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 9th in the league with 108.9 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.67. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 47.1 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 26.7. The 76ers are 1st in turnovers per game with 16.8. The 76ers surrender 105.2 points per contest, which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 1st and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 21.5 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 42.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 13th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season.
The Nets are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 110.9, and their offensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 6th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 98.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 22nd. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 2nd in the NBA. Brooklyn is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 19th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 30th in the league. The 76ers are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 105.2 is ranked 27th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 99.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 9th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -9.5
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