76ers vs. Spurs - 12/7/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (17-4) at Philadelphia 76ers (1-20)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +12.5 -- Over/Under: 189.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, CSN
The San Antonio Spurs and Philadelphia 76ers meet Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The San Antonio Spurs look to keep the ball rolling after winning eight of their last 10 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 99.3 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 89.3 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 21.6 points and 7.6 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 14.9 points and 8.9 rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing five assists and Tim Duncan is grabbing 8.9 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep in their last five games and have won 10 of their last 11 when allowing less than 100 points. The San Antonio Spurs have won six of their last nine road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers look for a victory after a brutal 1-20 start to the season. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 91.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 44 percent shooting. Robert Covington is averaging 14.1 points and 6.2 rebounds while Nerlens Noel is averaging 10.4 points and 8.1 rebounds. T.J. McConnell is dishing six assists and Jerami Grant is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are shooting 40.2 percent from deep in their last five games and have topped 100 points in three of their last five. Ten of the Philadelphia 76ers last 11 victories have come at home. Jahlil Okafor and Isaiah Canaan are questionable.
The Spurs are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games. The 76ers are 3-10-1 ATS in their last 14 home games and 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The Spurs are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Philadelphia.
The 76ers have done an OK job of covering big chalk, but the Spurs aren't those other teams. The Spurs will expose this young 76ers team and win in a blowout.