Philadelphia 76ers (13-8) at Brooklyn Nets (8-12)
|Date & Time||Sunday November 25, 2018, 6:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Brooklyn Nets +3.5 -- Over/Under: 222.5
The Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets meet Sunday in NBA action at the Barclays Center.
The Philadelphia 76ers look for another victory after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 113.5 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 113.6 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 27.9 points and 13.3 rebounds while JJ Redick is averaging 18.2 points and 3.3 assists. Jimmy Butler is the third double-digit scorer and Ben Simmons is grabbing 8.9 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.6 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.9 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost six of their last nine road games.
The Brooklyn Nets could use a win here after losing six of their last eight games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 109.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 110.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting. D'Angelo Russell is averaging 16.8 points and 5.4 assists while Spencer Dinwiddie is averaging 15.1 points and 2.6 rebounds. Joe Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have lost five of their last seven home games.
The 76ers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games, 3-10 ATS in their last 13 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Atlantic. The Nets are 8-20 ATS in their last 28 home games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 13-4-2 in the last 19 meetings. The over is 5-2 in Nets last 7 home games. The over is 5-0 in 76ers last 5 overall.
With out without Jimmy Butler, the Philadelphia 76ers are easily the better team in this contest and are due for a breakout road victory. The Brooklyn Nets are piling up the losses as of late and haven't played much better at home than one the road this season. If the 76rs are really East contenders, they win and cover this small number with ease, regardless if Butler plays or not.