Sixers vs. Spurs Prediction
Can the San Antonio Spurs cool off a red-hot Philadelphia 76ers team when the two face off at 8:30 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: San Antonio. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Spurs are 3.5-point home favorites to beat the 76ers, who opened as 5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 203.5 after hitting the board at 205.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: San Antonio. As of Friday morning, the Spurs were receiving over 70% of the betting tickets wagered online for this game. Meanwhile, the over was receiving 73% of the online wagers.
Who We Like: Philadelphia. The Sixers are HOT. They've covered in eight of their last 10 games overall and are 54-24-2 against the number in their last 80 conference games. They're also 5-1 against the spread in their last six games playing on one day of rest and are 26-10 at the betting window in their last 36 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
On the other side, the Spurs are just 2-5-1 against the spread in their last eight games following an ATS win. They're also 1-5 at the betting window in their last six games versus the 76ers.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS +3.5