Philadelphia 76ers at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/4/2018
Sunday, November 4, 2018
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 4.5 point favorites.
The 76ers have a record of 5-4. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 0.1 as they average 113.6 points per game while giving up 113.4 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 3-6 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 108.6 points per game and surrender 112.9, good for a point differential of -4.3.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-3-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-5-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 4-4-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/02/18 SF Wilson Chandler Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Detroit
10/20/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee is out indefinitely
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/20/18 SF Treveon Graham Leg is out indefinitely
10/17/18 SF DeMarre Carroll Ankle is out indefinitely
Ben Simmons averages 13.8 points per game in 31.3 minutes per contest. He averages 8.4 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 28.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 11.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Spencer Dinwiddie averages 14.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Caris LeVert averages 20.0 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 113.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league. Philadelphia averages 113.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 27.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 2nd and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets surrender 112.9 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 20.4 assists allowed per contest, and 20th with 46.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 2nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 11.4 per game. Brooklyn is 22nd in the league with 108.6 points per game this year. They are 14th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -4.3. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 43.8 boards per game and 9th in assists per contest with 24.7. The Nets are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.8.
The 76ers are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 107.5, and their offensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 9th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 104.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 21st in the league. The Nets are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 114.7 is ranked 23rd. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 9th. As a team they are 12th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia +4.5
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