Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction and Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Brooklyn Nets tonight at the Barclays Center. The 76ers and the Nets have faced each other once this season, the Nets came out victorious on that occasion.
The Philadelphia 76ers are on two games winning streak, they won both the games on the road. The 76ers will be looking to continue their dominant road performance whereas the Nets on the other hand, with Durant back, will be looking to use their home-court advantage to get past the 76ers. They too have won their last two games.
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction and Odds: Team Review
The Brooklyn Nets are the best team in the east and are currently 1st in the Eastern Conference Standings with a 23-9 record. The Brooklyn Nets have allowed Kyrie Irving to be a part-time player, he is expected to play from January 5 for the Nets only on the road. This is a big boost for the Nets. The Nets are currently on a two-game winning streak and will be trying to extend it as Kevin Durant returns back onto the court after missing a few games due to Health and Safety Protocols.
The Brooklyn Nets are a top 10 home team in the league they are 10-6 at home. Interestingly the Nets have struggled a little bit at home when compared to their road performance. They struggled shooting from three at home. They are shooting at 32.5% from three at home which is 27th in the league. They also commit 14.6 turnovers per game higher than their road average.
The Nets are 6th in defensive rating at home, they are top 10 in rebounding, and top 5 in free throw shooting at home. With Kevin Durant being back in the lineup the Brooklyn Nets will be looking to continue their dominant performance.
The Philadelphia 76ers are currently 6th in the east with an 18-16 record. In the last 10 games, the 76ers have won 5 and lost 5. The Philadelphia 76ers are coming off a two-game winning streak and both the games were on the road. The 76ers will be facing the Brooklyn Nets on the road on Thursday.
The 76ers have been a much better road team than at home this season. The 76ers have played 4th most number of road games so far this season. They have played 20 road games and have won 12 of them. They are top 10 in road winning percentage. They are top 10 in 3-point percentage on the road. They only commit 12.9 turnovers per game on the road.
The 76ers are second in the league in the most number of road wins in the league. They have eleven 12 road wins so far. But on Thursday the 76ers will be against the best team in the East the Brooklyn Nets. This will be a very tough assignment for the 76ers even though they are a very good road team.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction and Odds: Key Players
Joel Embiid: Embiid has been terrific across the stats sheet so far this season. He is averaging 25.5 PPG (team-high), 10.9 RPG, 4.1 APG, 1.5 BPG (team-high). Embiid has been unstoppable in the last 5 games. He is averaging 33.6 PPG, 10.6 RPG, and 1.8 BPG in the last 5 games.
Tobias Harris: He has been the second-best player for the 76ers. He has had a good season so far averaging 18.8 PPG, 7.8 RPG, and 3.7 APG.
Kevin Durant: Durant has been sensational so far this season. He is the leading points scorer in the league. He is averaging 29.7 PPG, 7.9 RPG, 5.9 APG, and 0.9 BPG.
James Harden: James Harden had a tough start to the season. But it looks like he has found his form back. He has started to look like himself in the last 4 games he played. He is averaging 37.5 PPG, 5 RPG, 12.5 APG, and 1.5 BPG in the last four games.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction and Odds: Injury Report
|Dany Green||Out||Health and safety protocols.|
|Shake Milton||Out||Health and safety protocols.|
|Andre Drummond||Out||Health and safety protocols.|
|Day’Ron Sharpe||Out||Health and Safety Protocols|
|Kessler Edwards||Out||Health and Safety Protocols|
|David Cuke Jr.||Out||Health and Safety Protocols|
|Joe Harris||Out||Left Ankle|
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
|Philadelphia 76ers||Brooklyn Nets||Predicted Winner|
|FiveThirtyEight||Win Probability: 36%||Win Probability: 64%||Brooklyn Nets|
|Smarkets||Odds: 2.42||Odds: 1.43||Brooklyn Nets|
The Brooklyn Nets will have their best player Kevin Durant back in the lineup. Added to it playing at home, the Nets will have a home advantage. Looking at the recent performance of both the teams, Brooklyn Nets have an advantage over the 76ers.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction and Odds: Match Details
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets
Date and Time: Thursday, December 30, 7 PM ET
Venue: Barclays Center