4/15/19 Sports Betting Matchup Breakdown: Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers
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It’s finally here. The time of year we watch every game closely for over a month until we can finally see the Warriors win in the finals, and we swear off basketball forever. Things went pretty well last week as we went 4-1 and now with the playoffs here we don’t have to worry about games that don’t matter.
Let’s get to the breakdown for April 15, 2019: the Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers game.
Historical Numbers Against the Spread
76ers Historical Numbers Against the Spread
Philly has been one of the best teams in the league this year, but have not performed well compared to expectations as they have gone 38-45 ATS (7th worst in the NBA). Philly has been a much better team at home this season going 21-21 ATS and 31-10 straight up, while going 17-24 ATS and 20-21 straight up on the road. Additionally, looking at the 76ers’ numbers on a full day’s rest, they have gone 24-21 ATS. Overall, this is an above average spot for the 76ers to cover.
Nets Historical Numbers Against the Spread
No one really expected the Nets to get the 6th seed in the East this year, but here they are and they have paid off for gamblers, going 46-37 ATS (6th best in the league). Looking at the Nets home/road splits, they have been a much better team to bet on on the road this season, going 26-16 ATS (2nd in the league) and 21-15 ATS as a road dog. They have been a much different team on a full day’s rest, going 25-22 ATS which ranks middle of the pack. Overall, this is an above average spot for the Nets to cover.
Historical Numbers on the Total
76ers Historical Numbers on the Total
Philly has been one of the best offensive teams in the league this season and have played at one of the fastest paces, however they have only been a slightly above average team to bet on going 42-41 on the over. Looking at the their splits, they really haven’t performed much different on the road or at home going 22-20 on the over at home. Additionally, the 76ers have only been slightly above average on a full day’s rest, going 23-22. Overall, this is an average spot for the 76ers to cover the over.
Nets Historical Numbers on the Total
The Nets have been a mediocre team both on the offensive and defensive end of the floor this year and have covered the over at an average rate this season, going 41-42. The home/road splits for the Nets haven’t been drastic as they’re within a game of .500 in both. However, the Nets have been a drastically different team on a full day’s rest, going 27-20 on the over. Overall, this is an above average spot for the Nets to cover the over.M
My NBA Pick for April 15, 2019 – Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers
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