Free NBA Picks Today: Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 11/22/22

Free NBA Picks Today: Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets 11/22/22
Tue 22nd November 2022

Expect a slow-paced game when the Brooklyn Nets (8-9, 4-5 Away) travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers (8-8, 5-5 Home) on Tuesday. Brooklyn defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 127-115 at Barclays Center on Sunday. Kevin Durant was the key player with 26 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists. The Nets are 11th in the Eastern Conference.

Philadelphia dropped a close one on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center, falling to the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-109. Joel Embiid had 32 points, nine rebounds, and six assists in defeat to lead the team. The 76ers are ninth in the Eastern Conference.The teams are meeting for the first time this season.

Brooklyn won three out of four games between the teams last season, including a 129-100 triumph in their last meeting at Wells Fargo Center on March 10. Durant led the Nets with 25 points, while Seth Curry added 24 points and five steals.

Embiid had 27 points and 12 rebounds in the losing effort. Durant is averaging 30.4 points per game, best in the NBA, to lead the Nets in scoring this season. Durant also has dished 5.3 assists per game, most in the league.

Meanwhile, Nicolas Claxton is grabbing 8.3 rebounds.Embiid (32.3 ppg) has supplied much of the Sixers’ offense. He has the top scoring average in the NBA. Embiid has also put up 10.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game, for which he ranks first and first in the NBA, respectively.

Half-court execution will be critical in this matchup that features a pair of the league’s slowest-paced teams, as the 76ers and the Nets rank 29th and 26th, respectively, in possessions per game. The Nets have come up short in recent trips to Wells Fargo Center, losing seven of the last 10.

In the last 10 games, Brooklyn is 6-4 with an average margin of +4.6 (110.1-105.5). For the season, the Nets are averaging 111.6 points per game, compared to 111.6 for opponents. Philadelphia has also a 6-4 record over the last 10, scoring 108.7 points per game on average while holding opponents to 106.0 (+2.7 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Yuta Watanabe: 20.8 | 11.9 | +8.8
Kyrie Irving: 19.0 | 31.6 | -12.6
Points per game:
Kyrie Irving: 14.0 | 22.9 | -8.9
Rebounds per game:
Ben Simmons: 7.8 | 5.9 | +1.9


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Shake Milton: 18.4 | 11.0 | +7.4
P.J. Tucker: 6.0 | 9.5 | -3.5
Rebounds per game:
De’Anthony Melton: 7.0 | 4.5 | +2.5
Assists per game:
Joel Embiid: 6.0 | 4.6 | +1.4

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Brooklyn Nets -7.5 (-110)

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