Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 1/7/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 1/7/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers continue to sit on top of the NBA and they will get a good test in their upcoming game against the Brooklyn Nets. This NBA Eastern Conference showdown will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The tip-off starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be TNT that will put the game live on television. NBA League Pass can enjoy the same feed through its online live streaming platform. The Brooklyn Nets may have the homecourt advantage but with no Kevin Durant, NBA Odds has the Philadelphia 76ers taking the advantage for this game.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 1/7/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 1/7/2021 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers have been the hottest team in the league and will bring their five-game winning streak on the line against the Brooklyn Nets on the road. This team was able to pick up a good win over the Washington Wizards by five points, 141-136. Joel Embiid was very dominant doing 38 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three steals, three rebounds, and three triples. Seth Curry followed him with a 28-point performance as he also sank six three-pointers. Ben Simmons had a double-double of 17 points and 12 assists while Tobias Harris chipped in with 19 markers.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 6 GP 6 GS 32 MIN 23.2 PTS 2.3 OR 10 DR 12.3 REB 3 AST 1 STL 1.7 BLK 2.5 TO 2 PF 1.2 AST/TO 27.69 PER
T. Harris SF 7 GP 7 GS 31.6 MIN 19.3 PTS 1.7 OR 6.3 DR 8 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 2 TO 1.9 PF 1.5 AST/TO 22.65 PER
S. Curry SG 7 GP 7 GS 29.1 MIN 15.4 PTS 0.1 OR 1.7 DR 1.9 REB 3.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.6 TO 1.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19.5 PER.
Brooklyn Nets Betting
The Brooklyn Nets managed to escape entering a losing streak with a blowout victory over the Utah Jazz, 130-96. This team went to this match without Kevin Durant and Spencer Dinwiddie. Kyrie Irving led the team with 20 points, six rebounds, five assists, and three steals. Following him was Caris LeVert coming off the bench with 24 points, five assists, and two steals. Jarrett Allen had more minutes this time and gave the team 19 points, 18 rebounds, three steals, and two blocks while Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and Josh Harris combined for 22 points. This team is deep and it just proves that they can hold on their own.
Players to Watch: K. Durant SF 6 GP 6 GS 34.2 MIN 28.2 PTS 0.5 OR 6.5 DR 7 REB 4.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.8 BLK 3.5 TO 1.8 PF 1.4 AST/TO 26.84 PER
K. Irving PG 7 GP 7 GS 33 MIN 27.1 PTS 0.7 OR 4.6 DR 5.3 REB 6.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.6 PF 2.9 AST/TO 27.76 PER
C. LeVert SG 8 GP 1 GS 25.5 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.1 DR 3.9 REB 5.5 AST 1.4 STL 0.8 BLK 2.1 TO 1.8 PF 2.6 AST/TO 16.43 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 1/7/2021 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Brooklyn is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Mike Scott PF Knee is “?” Thursday vs Brooklyn
Kevin Durant SF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT for 7 days / next 4 games
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks
The Brooklyn Nets will get a good test of character going up against the league-leading team in the Philadelphia 76ers. Their opponents have their core intact and Online Betting still has the Sixers slightly above the Nets.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Nets if they pull an upset is +120 while the Sixers are given a -143.
ATS: It is 3.5 points across the spread for this matchup. Sixers take the -3.5 while the Nets are at +3.5.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams is 225 points with the 76ers going over and the Nets are under.
Score Prediction: 113 – 104 Sixers