Spurs vs 76ers Game Info
2022-23 NBA Regular Season Game
San Antonio Spurs (1-1, 1-0 Away) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (0-2, 0-1 Home)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022
Time: 6 p.m. ET
Venue: Wells Fargo Center — Philadelphia, PA
The 2022-23 NBA season-opening week continues on Saturday, featuring a showdown between the San Antonio Spurs and Philadelphia 76ers. The Spurs have a bit of momentum on their side after coming out on the right end of a 137-134 shootout against the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
Meanwhile, the 76ers dropped to 0-2 on the season following a 90-88 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks a few days ago. Though James Harden was solid with 31 points on 13-of-24 shooting, Joel Embiid couldn't find much offensive consistency in the defeat, finishing with 15 points while shooting 28.6% from the field.
Spurs vs 76ers Odds & Spread
All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: SAS: (+700) | PHI: (-1100)
Spread: SAS: +13.5 (-108) | PHI: -13.5 (-112)
Total: 223.5 —Over: (-112) | Under: (-108)
The 76ers enter this contest as clear hoe favorites on the moneyline and spread on FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 6 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 223.5, which is average compared to Saturday's other projected totals.
Spurs vs 76ers Prediction & Pick
The Spurs might be the only team here with a victory, but it's important to highlight that the win came against the Pacers -- a team projected to be just as bad as them. Sure, the 76ers are winless, but they lost to the Bucks and Boston Celtics — two potential NBA Championship contenders — by single-digit margins.
This is exactly the type of game that the 76ers need to get back on track. The Spurs' roster is largely devoid of any legitimate talent and they don't have players good enough to consistently stop the likes of Embiid and Harden. On top of that, they sit at -20000 odds to make the NBA Playoffs on FanDuel Sportsbook, implying that the 76ers shouldn't even break a sweat.
There's no reason for Philly fans to push the panic button just yet. The 76ers' stars will come out to play, putting the Spurs right back in their place.
Final Score Prediction: 76ers: 117 | Spurs: 98
Spurs vs 76ers Betting Trends
- San Antonio is 0-6 straight up in its last six games against Philadelphia.
- Philadelphia is 6-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last eight games against the Southwest Division.
- The total has hit the over in four of San Antonio's last six games.
- The total has hit the under in five of Philadelphia's last six home games.
Spurs vs 76ers Best Bet
The 76ers have won nine of their last 10 meetings with the Spurs. Considering how bad this year's version of San Antonio is, that trend should continue. Without any big names left to counter the 76ers' stars, this could be a lopsided loss for the Spurs.
Give me the 76ers covering the 13.5-point spread at home.
Bet: 76ers -13.5 (-112)
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