Brooklyn Nets vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 1/25/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Brooklyn Nets are traveling to Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday where they will attempt to beat the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Nets faced off with the Warriors and earned the victory with a final of 120-116 in their last contest. When talking about fouls, the Nets walked away with 22 while the Warriors recorded 24 fouls. They also made 13 out of their 32 attempts from distance. Golden State finished 77.8% at the free throw line by knocking down 21 of 27 tries. In addition, Golden State pulled down 42 rebounds (10 offensive, 32 defensive) and had 7 blocked shots. Golden State dished out 28 assists and had 10 steals in this game. Concerning defense, Brooklyn let their opponent shoot 45.6% from the floor on 41 out of 90 shooting. They also recorded 30 dimes in this contest while forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and having 4 steals. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they earned 42 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. At the free throw line, the Nets converted 20 of 31 attempts for a percentage of 64.5%. Brooklyn wrapped up the contest with a 54.4% field goal percentage (43 of 79) and buried 14 of their 27 three-point attempts.
Kyrie Irving is one guy who played a role for this game. Irving finished shooting 54.5% from the field and dished out 9 assists. He played 40 mins played and grabbed 7 rebounds. He scored 38 points on 12 of 22 shooting.
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Brooklyn enters this contest with a win-loss mark of 29-17 for the year. They average 113.7 pts per game (16th in the league) while going 50.8% from the floor. The Nets are connecting on 38.9% on shots from distance (558 of 1,435) and 78.7% from the free throw line. As a unit, Brooklyn is pulling down 40.6 boards per contest and has 1,209 assists on the campaign, which is 12th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 14.6 times per contest and as a unit they commit 21.9 personal fouls every game.
Defensively, the Nets are forcing 14.2 turnovers every game and they draw 18.3 fouls. They give up 36.4% on shots from downtown and they are 5th in the league in PPG allowed (110.7). The Nets defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 45.0% (1,830 of 4,064) and they concede 43.9 rebounds per game as a squad. They are currently ranked 1st in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,061 surrendered on the season.
When they last played, the 76ers got the victory with a final of 129-127 when they played the Kings. The 76ers earned 30 defensive rebounds and 16 offensive boards totaling 46 in the matchup. They also gave up possession 15 times, while getting 4 steals in the matchup. The Kings committed 20 fouls in this game which took the 76ers to the charity stripe for a total of 23 shots. They were able to make 19 of them for a percentage of 82.6%. In the matter of shooting from beyond the arc, Philadelphia knocked down 12 of their 28 tries (42.9%). When the final whistle blew, the 76ers ended up shooting 49 out of 93 from the field which had them sitting at 52.7%. The 76ers allowed the Kings to bury 46 of 84 tries from the field which had them at 54.8% for the matchup. They shot 39.4% from distance by going 13 out of 33 and ended up shooting 22 out of 29 from the free throw line (75.9%). Concerning how they attacked the glass, Philadelphia allowed Sacramento to snag 29 in total (4 on the offensive side).
Tyrese Maxey ended up being a major contributor for the 76ers in the matchup. He buried 12 of 29 for the contest giving him a rate of 41.4%, and added 3 rebounds. Maxey had 32 points in his 41 minutes on the court and tallied 6 dimes in the game.
Philadelphia has a record of 30-16 this year. The 76ers are committing 20.7 fouls every game and they hit 82.5% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 25.1 times per game (15th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 14.1 times per contest. Philadelphia has totaled 5,247 points on the season (114.1 per contest) and they pull in 40.7 boards per game. As an offense, the 76ers are hitting on 48.2% from the field, which has them ranked 8th in the NBA.
The Philadelphia defense surrenders 34.1% on shots from 3-point land (516 of 1,511) and opponents are converting on 78.2% of their shots from the free throw line. They have allowed 24.0 dimes and 42.3 rebounds per game, which is ranked 8th and 8th in the NBA. The 76ers on the defensive side of the court are 3rd in the league in points allowed per game with 110.2. They are forcing 15.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 46.9% from the field (10th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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