Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers Expert NBA Picks 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The opening line for this game has Philadelphia as 8 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 38-37. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.3 as they average 112.1 points per contest while giving up 112.4 per game. The 76ers have an overall record of 47-27 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 115.1 points per game and surrender 112.1, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 41-34-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 37-37-0 against the over/under this year
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 34-40-0 against the spread this season
The Philadelphia 76ers are 36-37-0 against the over/under this year
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/26/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is questionable Thursday vs Philadelphia
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
03/26/19 SF James Ennis III Quad is questionable Thursday vs Brooklyn
03/26/19 F Mike Scott Back is questionable Thursday vs Brooklyn
03/25/19 G Ben Simmons Illness is out Monday vs Orlando
Joe Harris comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 29.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 83%. D'Angelo Russell averages 20.9 points per contest in 30.3 minutes per game. He averages 7.0 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Ben Simmons scores 17.1 points per contest while playing 34.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.0 rebounds per contest and has 7.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. Jimmy Butler averages 19.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 112.1 points per contest, which is 15th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 46.2 boards per contest and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 112.4 points per contest, which is 19th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they allow 23.5 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 4th in the NBA with 115.1 points per contest this season. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.97. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 4th in the NBA in rebounding with 47.5 boards per contest and 4th in assists per game with 26.9. The 76ers are 4th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The 76ers give up 112.1 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 23.1 dimes allowed per game and 6th with 43.5 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per contest this year.
The Nets are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 109.8, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 14th. They are 11th in the NBA in pace with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 25th in the NBA.
Philadelphia is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 28th in the NBA. The 76ers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 109.6, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 12th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +8
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