The Philadelphia 76ers ready for Game 1 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Brooklyn Nets as 8.5-point favorites. The playoff matchup on Saturday begins at 1:00 PM ET on ESPN from Wells Fargo Center. The over/under in the game is 213.5.
How to bet 76ers vs. Nets
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -380 odds to pick up the win, while the Nets are listed at +293 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 213.5 points.
76ers vs. Nets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, April 15, 2023
- Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Nets Betting Trends
The 76ers are 48-34-0 against the spread this season. Philadelphia has been chosen as the favorite in 56 games this year and has walked away with the win 41 times (73.2%) in those games. The 76ers have eclipsed the over/under in 53.7% of their opportunities this year (44 times in 82 games with a set point total).
The Nets have played 82 games, with 43 wins against the spread. Brooklyn has a 14-24 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 36.8% of those games). Nets games this season have gone over the point total 37 times in 82 opportunities (45.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Nets: Ben Simmons: Out (Back/Knee)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been lifted by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by allowing only 110.9 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (115.2 per contest). The 76ers are averaging 114.2 points per game this year when playing at home, which is two fewer points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (116.2). On offense, the 76ers have struggled over their last 10 games, scoring 113.9 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 115.2 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
With a 38.7% three-point percentage this season, Philadelphia ranks best in the NBA. It ranks 11th in the league by making 12.6 three-pointers per contest. The 76ers have taken 61.1% two-pointers and 38.9% three-pointers this season. Of the team’s buckets, 69.1% are two-pointers and 30.9% are threes.
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
On offense Brooklyn is the 19th-ranked team in the NBA (113.4 points per game). Defensively it is eighth (112.5 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Nets are averaging 0.7 fewer points per game at home (113) than on the road (113.7). The Nets have performed better offensively over their past 10 games, posting 113.8 points per contest, 0.4 more than their season average of 113.4.
In 2022-23 Brooklyn is ninth in the NBA in 3-point makes (12.8 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (37.8%). The Nets attempt 39.7% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 30.8% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they take 60.3% of their shots, with 69.2% of their makes coming from there.
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