Philadelphia 76ers vs. Brooklyn Nets Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 16

By Lester Mackay | December 16, 2021 1:37 AM

The Brooklyn Nets (20-8) host the Philadelphia 76ers (15-14) at Barclays Center, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, December 16, 2021. The Nets are 1.5-point favorites in the game.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers in which the Nets are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Brooklyn Vs. Philadelphia Moneyline Betting Action

Nets vs 76ers Moneyline Action
Nets 76ers
Bet % 75% 25%
Stake % 82% 18%

Nets stats and betting info

Betting trends for Brooklyn

  • So far this season, Brooklyn has compiled a 12-16-0 record against the spread.
  • The Nets have a 10-14 record against the spread this season when favored by 1.5 points or more.
  • Brooklyn has hit the over in 12 of its 28 games with a set total (42.9%).
  • The Nets have won 72% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (18-7).
  • Brooklyn has an 18-6 record (winning 75% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -115 or shorter.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Nets have an implied win probability of 53.5%.

Key players for Brooklyn

  • Kevin Durant: 29.6 PTS, 7.8 REB, 5.8 AST, 52.3 FG%, 37.5 3PT% (48-for-128)
  • James Harden: 20.8 PTS, 7.9 REB, 9.6 AST, 1.4 STL, 40.4 FG%, 33.7 3PT% (64-for-190)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge: 14 PTS, 1.2 BLK, 57.3 FG%, 36.7 3PT% (11-for-30)
  • Patty Mills: 13.3 PTS, 44.9 FG%, 44.7 3PT% (89-for-199)
  • Bruce Brown: 6.9 PTS, 1.3 STL, 46.8 FG%, 32 3PT% (8-for-25)

Nets Injuries: Paul Millsap: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), Jevon Carter: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), James Johnson: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), DeAndre’ Bembry: Out (Health and Safety Protocols), Joe Harris: Out (Ankle), Kyrie Irving: Out (Not With Team), James Harden: Out (Health Protocols), Bruce Brown: Out (Health Protocols), LaMarcus Aldridge: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

76ers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Philadelphia

  • Brooklyn has gone 12-16-0 ATS this season.
  • The Nets have a 10-14 record against the spread this season when favored by 1.5 points or more.
  • The teams have hit the over in 12 of Brooklyn’s 28 games with a set total.
  • The 76ers have entered the game as underdogs 16 times this season and won six, or 37.5%, of those games.
  • Philadelphia is 6-10 this season when entering a game as the underdog by -106 or more on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 51.5% chance of a victory for the 76ers.

Key players for Philadelphia

  • Tyrese Maxey: 17 PTS, 48 FG%, 37.1 3PT% (33-for-89)
  • Tobias Harris: 18.9 PTS, 7.8 REB, 47.4 FG%, 31.7 3PT% (26-for-82)
  • Seth Curry: 15.7 PTS, 50.8 FG%, 39.4 3PT% (54-for-137)
  • Shake Milton: 11.1 PTS, 44.7 FG%, 31.4 3PT% (22-for-70)
  • Georges Niang: 10.4 PTS, 44.1 FG%, 38 3PT% (54-for-142)

76ers Injuries: Ben Simmons: Out (Back), Grant Riller: Out (Shoulder), Georges Niang: Out (Health and safety protocols), Furkan Korkmaz: Out (Illness)

Pick for Nets vs. 76ers

An in-depth statistical analysis combined with the betting split data provided by regulated betting sites favors the Nets to win over the 76ers.

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