Philadelphia 76ers (40-24) welcome Brooklyn Nets (33-33) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Friday, March 11, 2022 at 6:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets: Match Details
Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Time: 6:00 AM IST OR 7:30 PM ET (March 10)
Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWWLW). They are 8-2 in their last 10 games.
On the other hand, Brooklyn Nets have been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won once, losing four times (LLLLW). They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
The 76ers currently sit in second place in the Eastern Conference. While the Nets are positioned six places below them, in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on December 30, 2021 and it ended in a 110-102 win for the 76ers away in Brooklyn. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Philadelphia 76ers– James Harden
Recently traded James Harden will be looking to go one over his former employers. Since Harden made his 76ers debut, the star guard has helped Philadelphia win in every game he’s played in.
Harden has made the second-most Assists per game (10.4) in NBA this season.
Also, he is second on Points (24.6) and third on Rebounds (7.6) per game for the 76ers.
Brooklyn Nets– Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving’s season-high 50 points lead Brooklyn past Charlotte Hornets in their last match.
Irving carried the Nets, who came into that night having lost 17 of their past 20.
Kyrie is averaging the second-highest Points (24.7) and the second-highest Assists (5.4) among his current teammates this campaign.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets: Key Points
- Philadelphia are 19-13 at home, while the Nets are 20-15 away.
- Former 76ers All-Star Ben Simmons won’t play this match, but is expected to be on the Brooklyn bench during the game.
- Joel Embiid (34), Kevin Durant (33) and James Harden (33, for the Nets) led the scoring in their most recent head-to-head.
- Patty Mills of Brooklyn has made the fifth most 3-pointers (194) this season in NBA.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets: Match Prediction
Brooklyn Nets are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Philadelphia 76ers, especially because of their great recent form and the current poor run of the Nets.
Predicted Winner: Philadelphia 76ers
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