Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
When: Tuesday, April 23, 8:00 PM. ET.
The Philadelphia 76ers will be trying to advance to the semifinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs when they take on the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Tuesday night.
Nets Trying To Snap Three-Game Losing Streak
The Nets won the first game of this series and have struggled since, losing their last three games. They will be trying to snap their losing streak and extend the series with a win over the 76ers on Tuesday.
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) April 21, 2019
Brooklyn has done well offensively, averaging 114.2 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range.
D’Angelo Russell leads the way for the Nets with 22.2 points, four rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game. Caris LeVert is averaging 21.8 points and five rebounds per game, while Spencer Dinwiddie is averaging 17.5 points and three rebounds per game.
The Nets have struggled defensively in this series and are giving up 122.5 points per game. They will need to play significantly better if they don’t want their season to end on Tuesday night.
76ers Trying To Close Out Series
The 76ers are on the brink of advancing to the semifinals of the Eastern Conference playoffs and will try to avoid having to go back to Brooklyn with a win over the Nets on Tuesday, which will give them their fourth win in a row.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) April 22, 2019
Philadelphia has played well offensively, averaging 122.5 points per game. The team is shooting 49 percent from the field and 31 percent from three-point range.
Joel Embiid leads the way for the 76ers with 25.3 points, 13.7 rebounds, four assists, and 3.7 blocks per game. Tobias Harris is averaging 19 points, nine rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game, while Ben Simmons is averaging 18.2 points 7.3 rebounds, and eight assists per game.
The 76ers have also done well defensively, holding the Nets to 114.2 points per game. They held the Nets to 108 points in their last game and will need to keep playing well to close out the series on Tuesday.
- 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic.
- 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference quarterfinals games.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference.
- 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
- 6-1 ATS in their last 7 conference quarterfinals games.