Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets, Playoffs game 2. The Nets won on the road while underdogs. The surprise was cold in philly after the first game with that hard defeat 111-102. The 76ers could not win the first half and that was lethal for the team. The defensive errors were clear in the first quarter with the Nets scoring all the points they wanted. The home team must learn from mistakes if they want to win tonight at home.
Philadelphia 76ers: Favorites again.
The home record was positive in the regular with 31 victories and only ten defeats. But they lost one of two games against the Nets in the regular. The first 124-127 was a defeat and the last one before closing the season 123-110 was a victory. In the first game of the playoffs you can see the defensive weakness of the 76ers in the playoffs.
At home the team is scoring an average of 117.9 points per game this season. During the Playoffs the average is 94.5 points per game, 33.93 FG points, 75.5% free throw shots, 5.64 three pointers. The defense allows 92.1 points per game.
The ATS record at home in the regular season ended 21-20-1, barely positive. The last victory as favorites at home was against the Bulls by -7.5 points in the spread. The record against the Nets is negative with 42-52-2 in the spread. 7-3-0 in the last ten games in the spread against the Nets.
Brooklyn Nets: We are not the best.
The Nets this season really were a mediocre team with 42 wins and 40 overall losses. They barely made it to the playoffs. The regular season on the road ended negative with 19-22. The statistics are even worse for the Nets. Offensive number 15 in the league, the defense is one of the worst in 18th place out of 30 teams.
The average points on the road is 110.7 this season. In the Playoffs the average for the Nets is 94.0 points per game, 34.05 FG points, 75.1% free throw shots, 6.14 three pointers, 21.02 assists. The defense allows 93.5 points. The Nets were not in the Playoffs since 2015 when they lost to the Hawks in six games.
The ATS record is 26-15-1 on the road this season. 7-3-0 in the last ten games of the regular season including the playoff victory. Against the 76ers they were underdogs in the first game and in the second game also with +7.5 in the spread.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets 04/15/2019 is: take the Brooklyn Nets +7.5 (Point Spread).
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