Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers Game 1 Picks & Predictions 4/13/2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday in Game 1 of their 1st round series. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 8.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 42-40. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 0.0 as they average 112.3 points per contest while giving up 112.3 per game. The 76ers have an overall record of 51-31 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 115.2 points per game and surrender 112.5, good for a point differential of 2.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 45-37-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-41-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 38-44-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 42-39-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/11/19 SF DeMarre Carroll Wrist is questionable Saturday vs Philadelphia
04/11/19 G Joe Harris Foot is questionable Saturday vs Philadelphia
04/08/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out for season
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
04/11/19 G Jimmy Butler Back is probable Saturday vs Brooklyn
04/11/19 F Joel Embiid Knee is questionable Saturday vs Brooklyn
Spencer Dinwiddie comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. D'Angelo Russell averages 21.1 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.0 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Ben Simmons averages 16.9 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 7.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 60%. Tobias Harris averages 20.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 112.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 46.6 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 112.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.2 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 10th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 4th in the league with 115.2 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 47.8 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 26.9. The 76ers are 6th in turnovers per game with 14.9. The 76ers surrender 112.5 points per contest, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 43.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 4th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Nets are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Brooklyn is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league.
Philadelphia is 7th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA. The 76ers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 110, and their offensive rating of 112.6 is ranked 15th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 6th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -8.5
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