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2021 NBA Handicapping
(42-21) Philadelphia 76ers vs. San Antonio Spurs (31-31)
Date: Sunday, May 2nd
Time: 8:00 PM EST
Venue: AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX.
NBA Moneyline Odds: 76ers -235 | Spurs +220
NBA Betting Odds: 76ers -6
NBA Betting Total: 221.5
On Sunday, May 2nd the Philadelphia 76ers and San Antonio Spurs will meet for the second and final time this season. In the first match on March 14th, the 76ers routed the Spurs won 134-99.
Despite not having Joel Embiid in the line up on March 14, the 76ers made quick work of the Spurs who were missing DeMar DeRozan
The Spurs hold the all-time record between the clubs with 58 wins in 98 meetings. Last season, the teams played twice with the Philadelphia 76ers taking both matches.
A win by the 76ers tonight would push them back into the top spot in the Eastern Conference ahead of the Brooklyn Nets.
Although the 76ers have navigated injury issues to both superstars as well as Tobias Harris and Seth Curry they finally have Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons healthy. Despite the four-game losing streak the 76ers recovered nicely to go on a three-game winning streak taking down the Thunder and winning consecutive games versus the Suns.
Their efforts allowed them to secure a playoff spot and now they’ll endeavor to land that top seed which is more relevant to the 76ers given 25-7 record at home.
In their recent victory, 18 was the magic number as each of the Big 3 (Embiid, Simmons, Harris) scored 18 points. Dwight Howard was the top scorer with 19 and collected a double-double by adding 11 rebounds.
Shake Milton (13), Furkan Korkmaz (11), and Matisse Thybulle (10) were the other double-figure scorers.
Only Mike Scott remains on the injury list nursing a hip injury.
San Antonio Spurs
Of all the stretch schedules the Spurs possess the most difficult itinerary with two games against both the Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns plus the Blazers, Bucks, Nets, and Knicks. The only team they’ll face who isn’t a current playoff seed is the Kings who have been playing spoiler of late.
Entering this match the Spurs are coming off a brutal heartbreaking loss to the Celtics in overtime (140-143) in which Jayson Tatum scored 60 points and fueled a 32-point comeback.
The loss to the Celtics wasted double-doubles by DeMar DeRozan (30 points, 14 assists plus two steals) and Jakob Poeltl (15 points, 10 rebounds).
San Antonio jumped on the Celtics to take a 39-16 lead in the first quarter but allowed Boston back in the match giving up a 42-26 third frame followed by a 38-25 final quarter that pushed the game to overtime.
Derrick White (25) and Patty Mills (23) led the scoring with Dejounte Murray (11) and Keldon Johnson (10) the other double-figure contributors.
Gorgui Dieng (shoulder) and Trey Lyles (ankle) are listed as day-to-day.
NBA Betting Trends:
- The 76ers are 6-4 in the clubs last 10 meetings.
- The 76ers are 6-4 ATS in the squads last 10 meetings
- The teams are 5-5-in the over/under in their last 10 meetings.
- The Spurs are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
- The total has gone under in 6 of San Antonio’s last 9 games.
- The Spurs are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Free Philadelphia 76ers vs. San Antonio Spurs NBA Prediction:
It’s hard to imagine there isn’t residual effect from that overtime loss for the Spurs. Meanwhile, the 76ers are motivated to reclaim the top spot in the East and their winning streak as they continue to build momentum into the playoffs.
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