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The Philadelphia 76ers (15-14) head over to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets (20-8) in a Thursday night affair. The Nets are sitting atop the Eastern Conference and have won three straight games. The 76ers are currently on a two-game skid and will look to snap that against a tough Nets team.

Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. ET from the Barclays Center. Philadelphia is a 1.5-point favorite per Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 216 in the latest 76ers vs. Nets odds. Before locking in any Nets vs. Sixers picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven model.

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Now, the model has set its sights on Nets vs. Sixers and locked in its NBA picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's NBA picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Sixers vs. Nets:

  • 76ers vs. Nets spread: Philadelphia -1.5
  • 76ers vs. Nets over-under: 216 points
  • 76ers vs. Nets money line: Brooklyn +105, Philadelphia -125
  • BKN: Nets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games
  • PHI: 76ers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six games as a road underdog
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Why the Nets can cover

Forward Kevin Durant is one of the best players in the world. Durant is having an MVP caliber season and is logging a league-high 29.6 points with 7.8 boards, and 5.8 assists. The two-time Finals MVP is also fifth in PER (25.92). Durant has had a masterful week as he dropped 51 points vs. the Pistons on Sunday and followed that up with a triple-double vs. the Raptors on Tuesday.

Durant had it going from beyond the arc vs. Detroit, shooting 5 of 10 from three and he then finished with 34 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists vs. Toronto. The Texas product is a silky smooth scorer that can go off in any matchup, and he may need to tonight as Brooklyn is without James Harden, along with six other players due to health and safety protocols.

Why the 76ers can cover

Center Joel Embiid is easily one of the best bigs in the NBA and is averaging 23.8 points, 11 rebounds, and 4.2 assists. The four-time All-Star has scored at least 30 points in five games thus far, including two 40-point performances. In an overtime win against the Charlotte Hornets, Embiid had 43 points, 15 rebounds, and seven assists.

Guard Tyrese Maxey has played very well in his sophomore campaign. He is third on the team with 17 points per game while dishing out 4.7 assists. The Kentucky product has scored over 20 points in eight games this year. Maxey is coming off a 27-point outing in the loss to the Miami Heat.

How to make 76ers vs. Nets picks

SportsLine's model is leaning under on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 215 points. The model also says one side of the spread has all of the value. You can only see the model's picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Sixers vs. Nets? And which side of the spread has all of the value? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.