Following a stunning 111-102 Brooklyn win at Philadelphia in game one the 76ers were shocked into tightening up. Philadelphia stormed back to post three straight NBA betting online wins and covers to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. Fashion the powerful numbers of Sixers All Star center Joel Embiid. So far in this series Embiid is averaging 25.3 points and 13.7 rebounds per game. And Brooklyn no longer has the element of surprise. After that game one ambush the Nets have the full attention of the 76ers. Philadelphia can clinch the series with a game five win.
Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers Game 5
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8 p.m. ET
Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Nets||+8 (-110)||230 (-110)|
|76ers||-8 (-110)||230 (-110)|
Nets vs. 76ers TV Coverage: TNT
Now Philadelphia has opened up a can in their last three games in this playoff series. Consider wins of 145-123, 131-115, and 112-108 to wrest full control over the Nets. Embiid poured in 31 points to go with 16 rebounds in the game four win at Brooklyn. Also contributing to the 76ers success has been forward Tobias Harris and guard Ben Simmons. Harris is averaging 19 points and nine rebounds per game. While Simmons has averaged 18.3 points and 7.3 rebounds per playoff outing.
Last year Embiid emerged as a dominant star center with 22.9 points and 11 rebounds per game. He was so impressive in his first full season that he made the 2018 NBA All Star Game. In the 2018 NBA Playoffs he averaged a solid 21.4 points and 12.6 rebounds per tilt. Again, Embiid was an NBA All Star this year and has been mentioned as a Most Valuable Player award candidate. Most important of all he is a complete player that has been honored with NBA awards for his stellar defensive play.
Stats to Consider
Overall Brooklyn has been a reliable NBA betting online value as a road dog. In their last eight games as a road dog the Nets have gotten the cash six times. Six of those eight games also went over the total. In the same way the 76ers have been in the black as a home chalk. For example, Philadelphia has paid in five of their last nine games laying points at Wells Fargo Center. Five of their last six as home chalks went over the total.
Team vs. Team
To begin with Philadelphia has covered four of their last five sportsbook matchups against the Nets. Five of the last seven between these teams have gone over the total. Further, at Wells Fargo Center the 76ers have gotten the money in three of their last five meetings with Brooklyn. Five of the last seven in this rivalry at Philly went over the total.
Matchup to Watch
On the whole Brooklyn is outclassed in this NBA betting online matchup. Philadelphia has much deeper secondary scoring. Brooklyn star D’Angelo Russell has shown well with 22.3 points per game. But the Nets have gotten the full Windex treatment by Philadelphia’s vastly superior rebounding. As a matter of fact, the Sixers rank best in the NBA Playoffs for rebounding margin.
Nets vs. 76ersNBA Betting Online Picks
To conclude Philadelphia should kill of the Nets in decisive fashion here.
NBA Betting Online Pick: Philadelphia 76ers
NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: 76ers 120, Nets 98
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