Nets Vs 76ers: NBA Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – October 22, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 20, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (0-1) travel in Atlantic Division action versus the Philadelphia 76ers (1-0) on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET. It’s the first matchup between these teams this year. The Nets (-2.5 on the spread) and 76ers (+115 to win) will meet Friday at 7:30 PM ET on ESPN. This game has an over/under set at 226 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from sportsbook as of October 22, 2021, 6:04 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets Vs 76ers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of October 22

Nets: Kyrie Irving: Out (Not With Team)

76ers: Joel Embiid: Questionable (Knee), Ben Simmons: Doubtful (Conditioning), Shake Milton: Out (Ankle), Grant Riller: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick 76ers (+2.5)
Total Pick Under (226)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Nets Vs 76ers Stat Rankings (2020-21)

Nets Avg. (Rank) 76ers Avg. (Rank)
118.6 (2nd) Points Scored 113.6 (14th)
114.1 (21st) Points Allowed 108.1 (6th)
44.4 (14th) Rebounds 45.1 (9th)
8.9 (27th) Off. Rebounds 10.0 (13th)
14.2 (7th) 3pt Made 11.3 (23rd)
26.8 (6th) Assists 23.7 (22nd)
13.1 (17th) Turnovers 13.7 (11th)

Nets Key Players (Stats from 2020-21)

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kevin Durant 35 26.9 7.1 5.6 0.7 1.3 2.4
Kyrie Irving 54 26.9 4.8 6.0 1.4 0.7 2.8
James Harden 44 24.6 7.9 10.8 1.2 0.8 2.8
Joe Harris 69 14.1 3.6 1.9 0.7 0.2 3.1
LaMarcus Aldridge 26 13.5 4.5 1.9 0.4 1.1 1.2

76ers Key Players (Stats from 2020-21)

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Joel Embiid 51 28.5 10.5 2.8 1.0 1.4 1.1
Tobias Harris 62 19.5 6.8 3.5 0.9 0.8 1.3
Andre Drummond 46 14.9 12.0 2.0 1.4 1.1 0.0
Ben Simmons 58 14.3 7.2 6.9 1.6 0.6 0.1
Shake Milton 63 13.0 2.3 3.1 0.6 0.3 1.1

Betting Trends

  • Brooklyn was 36-33-0 against the spread last year.
  • The Nets’ ATS record as 2.5-point favorites or more was 22-24 last year.
  • In 72 Brooklyn games last year, 39 of them hit the over.
  • In 44 games last year, Brooklyn and its opponent combined to score more than 226 points.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 226 points, 5.7 fewer than the average total in last season’s Nets contests.
  • Against the spread, Philadelphia was 38-30-1 last season.
  • Against the spread, as underdogs of 2.5 points or greater, the 76ers went 6-6 last year.
  • In 72 Philadelphia games last year, 32 of them hit the over.
  • There were 32 Philadelphia games last year with more than 226 points scored.
  • Games involving the 76ers last year averaged 222.6 points per game, a 3.4-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.
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