76ers vs. Kings Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Sixers are listed as a 6.5-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is 206 points.
Philadelphia is now 6-4 after a 104-97 victory at the Jazz despite resting star center Joel Embiid, who will be back in the lineup tonight. It was the fifth straight win for the Sixers. Sacramento is 2-8 following a 94-86 upset home win over the Thunder to snap a seven-game losing skid. The two meetings were split 1-1 last season and Philadelphia covered the spread both times. The over-under went 1-1.
The 76ers were led by Dario Saric as he had 25 points and 10 rebounds in the win at Utah. Ben Simmons had 16 points, 13 rebounds and six assists. JJ Redick added 20 points. Philadelphia led by two at halftime and outscored the Jazz 34-27 in the third quarter.
Sacramento was paced by Buddy Hield with 21 points and seven rebounds off the bench in the win over OKC. Zach Randolph accounted for 18 points and eight assists. Justin Jackson added 16 points and four rebounds.
Philadelphia is 19-7 ATS in the last 26 meetings. The over is 4-1-1 in the last six meetings.
The 76ers are back at full strength with Embiid back in the lineup. Despite the Kings' unlikely win over struggling Oklahoma City, they still have a roster full of deficiencies. Don't bet against a rolling Philly squad right now.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: PHILADELPHIA 76ERS -6.5