76ers vs. Nets - 3/11/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Brooklyn Nets (18-46) at Philadelphia 76ers (8-56)
NBA Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +1 -- Over/Under: 211.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: YES, CN8PHI
The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers meet Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Brooklyn Nets could use a win after losing 10 of their last 16 games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 97.8 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 104.3 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Brook Lopez is averaging 20.8 points and 8.1 rebounds while Thaddeus Young is averaging 15 points and nine rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic is grabbing 3.2 rebounds and Shane Larkin is dishing four assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The Nets are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers have not won a single game since February 6. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 96.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 107.3 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Jahlil Okafor is averaging 17.5 points and seven rebounds while Ish Smith is averaging 15.4 points and 7.1 assists. Robert Covington is dishing 1.5 assists and Nerlens Noel is grabbing 7.9 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.3 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost seven straight home games.
The Nets are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The 76ers are 17-35 ATS in their last 52 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
We have two of the worst teams in the league, so this should be fun. If forced to pick this game, I'm taking the 76ers, as they've at least been competing and it doesn't hurt that they're at home. However, the best bet would probably be to sit this one out.