76ers vs. Nets NBA Playoffs Game 1 Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 15, 2023

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76ers vs. Nets NBA Playoffs Game 1 Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, April 15, 2023

NBA Predictions

The Philadelphia 76ers (54-28) hit the court as 8.5-point favorites against the Brooklyn Nets (45-37) on April 15, 2023. The matchup’s point total is 213.5.

76ers vs. Nets Odds

  • 76ers odds to win: -384
  • Nets odds to win: +303
  • Spread: 76ers (-8.5)
  • Total: 213.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET
  • Where: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • TV: ESPN

Who Will Win 76ers vs. Nets?

76ers and Nets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The 76ers have a 9-5 record against the spread in games they were favored by 8.5 points or more this season.

The Nets have a 4-1 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 8.5 points or more this season.

Between them, these two teams average 15.1 more points per game (228.6) than this game’s over/under (213.5).

Philadelphia and Brooklyn have seen its opponents average a combined 9.9 more points per game than the point total of 213.5 set in this game.

The 76ers’ average total in outings this year has been 226.1, 12.6 points higher than the over/under in this particular game.

The average point total for Brooklyn this season is 12.4 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Philadelphia’s ATS record is 48-34-0 this season.

The Nets are 43-39-0 ATS this season.

76ers Stats & Insights

The 76ers outscore opponents by 4.3 points per game (scoring 115.2 points per game to rank 14th in the league while giving up 110.9 per contest to rank third in the NBA) and have a +354 scoring differential overall.

The 76ers grab 40.9 rebounds per game (26th in the league) compared to the 41.2 of their opponents.

Philadelphia makes 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), while its opponents have made 11.6 on average.

The 76ers average 115.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (fourth in the league), and give up 110.3 points per 100 possessions (eighth in the NBA).

So far in 2022-23, the 76ers’ offense has been worse at home, where they average 114.2 points per game, compared to road games, where they average 116.2 per game. On defense, they have been tougher when playing at home, where they surrender 109.5 points per game, versus on the road, where they let opponents to score 112.3 per game.

Nets Stats & Insights

The Nets score 113.4 points per game (19th in NBA) and concede 112.5 (eighth in league) for a +70 scoring differential overall.

Brooklyn is 28th in the league at 40.5 rebounds per game. That’s 4.6 fewer than the 45.1 its opponents average.

The Nets knock down 12.8 three-pointers per game (ninth-most in the league) at a 37.8% rate (fifth-best in NBA), compared to the 11.8 their opponents make, shooting 36.7% from deep.

The Nets rank seventh in the league averaging 114.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 18th, allowing 112.2 points per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 Brooklyn is scoring 0.7 fewer points per game at home (113.0) than on the road (113.7).

76ers Key Players to Watch

Joel Embiid accumulates 33.1 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, with 4.2 assists.

James Harden’s averages this season are 21.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 10.7 assists per game.

The 76ers get 2.8 three-pointers per game out of Harden.

De’Anthony Melton averages 1.6 steals per game, while Embiid has 1.7 blocks per contest.

Nets Key Players to Watch

Mikal Bridges pours in 20.1 points per game. He also adds 4.4 rebounds per outing and 3.3 assists per contest.

Nicolas Claxton has per-game averages of 12.6 points, 1.9 assists and 9.2 rebounds this season.

Spencer Dinwiddie hits 2.3 threes per game.

Bridges’ 1.1 steals and Claxton’s 2.5 blocks per game are important to the Nets’ defensive performance.

76ers vs. Nets Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Nets (+ 8.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Over (213.5)

  • Prediction:
    76ers 117 – Nets 109

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