76ers vs. Nets Prediction
Will the Philadelphia 76ers cover the point spread as a large road favorite when they visit the Brooklyn Nets at 7:30 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Philadelphia. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the 76ers are 7-point road favorites to beat the Nets, who opened as 5.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 211 but was bet down to 210.
Who Public Bettors Like: Brooklyn. As of Wednesday morning, 82% of the betting tickets wagered at online sports books are on the Nets to cover the spread.
Injury Report: JJ Redick (leg) and Markelle Fultz (shoulder) are both out for the 76ers while Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (Groin) and Jeremy Lin (knee, out for the year) are out for the Nets.
Who We Like: Philadelphia. The road team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four games between these two teams. The 76ers are also 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games on Wednesday and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games versus Eastern Conference opponents. They're also 9-4 at the betting window in their last 13 games overall and are 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games playing on one day of rest.
On the other side, the Nets are 1-4 against the spread in their last five games on Wednesday and have failed to cover in seven of their last eight games versus an opponent with a losing road record.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS -7