The Philadelphia 76ers (30-16) are 5.5-point favorites versus the Brooklyn Nets (29-17) on January 25, 2023 at Wells Fargo Center in a matchup featuring a pair of the top defensive teams in the NBA — the 76ers are third in points conceded per game (110.2) and the Nets are fifth (110.7). The over/under for the contest is 225.
How to bet 76ers vs. Nets
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -210 odds to pick up the win, while the Nets are listed at +175 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 225 points.
76ers vs. Nets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Nets Betting Trends
Against the spread, the 76ers are 27-19-0 this year. Philadelphia has won 22, or 68.8%, of the 32 contests in which it was the favorite this year. 76ers games this year have gone over the total in 27 out of 46 opportunities (58.7%).
In the Nets’ 46 games this season, they have 23 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has won seven of the 14 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (50%). Nets games this year have gone over the total in 18 of 46 opportunities (39.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers vs. Nets Injury Report
Nets: Kevin Durant: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been led by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by surrendering only 110.2 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (114.1 per contest). At home, the 76ers are putting up 1.5 more points per game (114.8) than they are in away games (113.3). On offense, the 76ers have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 121 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 114.1 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
With a 38% three-point percentage this season, Philadelphia is fourth-best in the NBA. It ranks 10th in the league by sinking 12.7 treys per contest. This season, the 76ers have taken 60.7% two-pointers, accounting for 69% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 39.3% from three-point land (31% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
On offense, Brooklyn is the 16th-ranked squad in the league (113.7 points per game). On defense, it is fifth-best (110.7 points conceded per game). At home the Nets are putting up 114.7 points per game, 1.7 more than they are averaging away (113). While the Nets are putting up 113.7 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that over their last 10 games, tallying 110.8 points per contest.
Brooklyn is 13th in the league in 3-pointers made (12.1 per game) and second-best in 3-point percentage (38.9%). The Nets take 37.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 28.4% of the Nets’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 71.6% are 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the 76ers, and we expect that Nets will cover the spread (76ers -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 225 points.
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