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Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets - 4/3/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Brooklyn Nets (25-52) at Philadelphia 76ers (46-30)
Date & Time Tuesday April 3, 2018, 7:00 PM (EDT)
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The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -9.5 -- Over/Under:
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The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Brooklyn Nets look to play spoiler after splitting their last eight games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 106.4 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 110.5 points on 46.6 percent shooting. D'Angelo Russell is averaging 15.6 points and 5.1 assists while Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is averaging 14.5 points and 6.8 rebounds. Spencer Dinwiddie is the third double-digit scorer and DeMarre Carroll is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game. The Brooklyn Nets have split their last six road games.

The Philadelphia 76ers look to keep the ball rolling while building on their 10-game winning streak. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 108.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 105.2 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Ben Simmons is averaging 15.8 points and eight assists while JJ Redick is averaging 16.6 points and three assists. Dario Saric is the third double-digit scorer and Robert Covington is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.1 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have won six straight home games.

The Nets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss, 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 35-17 ATS in their last 52 road games. The 76ers are 40-19 ATS in their last 59 home games, 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest and 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Nets are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia, the underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the road team is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

We continue to get these big numbers with the Brooklyn Nets, and they continue to cover games. In fact, the Nets are 13-5 ATS this season when an underdog of at least nine points. The Philadelphia 76ers are beating teams into the ground during this 10-game winning streak, but they're still without their best player, and when these teams met a couple of weeks ago, the Nets only lost by four points. The Nets are a scrappy bunch that doesn't win a lot but knows how to hang around. Give me the points.

Brooklyn Nets +9.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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