Nets vs 76ers Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for NBA Playoffs Game 2 (Philly Cruises to 2-0 Lead)

Nets vs 76ers Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for NBA Playoffs Game 2 (Philly Cruises to 2-0 Lead)


The 2022-23 NBA Playoffs continue on Monday with a pair of matchups, including Game 2 of the first round series between the No. 6 Brooklyn Nets and No. 3 Philadelphia 76ers.

Nets vs 76ers Game 2 Info

  • Date: Monday, April 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Venue: Wells Fargo Center -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Coverage: TNT

Philadelphia had no troubles handling Brooklyn on Saturday, defeating the Nets 121-101 in Game 1. Now the 76ers will look to take care of business at home again and secure a 2-0 series lead before heading on the road.

Nets vs 76ers Odds & Spread

  • All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: BKN: (+380) | PHI: (-500)
  • Spread: BKN: +10 (-110) | PHI: -10 (-110)
  • Total: 214 -- Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

The 76ers enter this contest as clear home favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 7:30 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 214 points with both sides available at -110 odds.

Nets vs 76ers Betting Trends

  • Brooklyn is 2-3 against the spread (ATS) in its last five games.
  • Philadelphia is 3-2 ATS in its last five games.
  • The total has hit the over in three of Brooklyn's last five games.
  • The total has hit the over in four of Philadelphia's last five games.

Nets vs 76ers Prediction & Pick

Game 1 between the Nets and 76ers went just as expected. Philadelphia earned an early lead, increased it ahead of halftime, then turned it up over the final two quarters to hand Brooklyn a 20-point defeat.

The talent difference on both sides was abundantly clear on Saturday, as Mikal Bridges was the only Nets player to even hit the 20-point threshold. Meanwhile, three of the Sixers' five starters hit at least 20 points, and that was without a normal showing from Tyrese Maxey (20.3 PPG in 2022-23).

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Heading into Game 2, there is zero reason to expect anything different this time around. Philly's Joel Embiid-led offense is simply too loaded for Brooklyn to keep up with.

Final Score Prediction: 76ers: 118 | Nets: 105

Nets vs 76ers Best Bet

This 76ers offense is in a serious groove right now, posting 136, 134 and 121 points in its last three games. Doc Rivers' squad had no troubles lighting up the Nets during the 2022-23 campaign as well, recording at least 115 points in three of their four regular-season meetings.

With that success translating to Game 1, the over on Philly scoring more than 113.5 points is awfully attractive.

Bet: 76ers Alternative Total Points — Over 113.5 (+108)

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