76ers vs. Nets - 2/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brooklyn Nets (12-38) at Philadelphia 76ers (7-42)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers PK -- Over/Under: 202.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, CSN
The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers meet Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Brooklyn Nets look for back-to-back wins for the first time since early December. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 95.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 103.2 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.2 points and 8.4 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15 points and nine rebounds. Joe Johnson is dishing 3.9 assists and Bojan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost five straight road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers need a win in order to snap a four-game losing streak. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 94.8 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 105.4 points on 46 percent shooting. Jahlil Okafor is averaging 17.1 points and 7.1 rebounds while Ish Smith is averaging 15.4 points and 8.1 assists. Robert Covington is dishing 1.5 assists and Nerlens Noel is grabbing 8.2 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.8 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Nets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The 76ers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 10-4-2 ATS in their last 16 Saturday games. The Nets are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
It's been two months since the Nets have won back to back games. The 76ers continue to compete and play hard. In a battle between two of the worst teams in the country, I'm siding with the 76ers and the home team.