Philadelphia 76ers at Phoenix Suns - 2/13/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Phoenix Suns (15-9) vs Philadelphia 76ers (18-8)
Game Info: Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 3:00 pm (PHX Arena)
Betting Odds: Phoenix Suns +1 -- Over/Under: 227.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia 76ers travel to the PHX Arena to do battle with the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.
The Philadelphia 76ers have been in great form lately as they've won nine of their past 12 games, but they will be hoping to bounce back after Thursday's 119-114 loss to the Trailblazers. Joel Embiid led the team with 35 points, nine rebounds and two blocks, Ben Simmons racked up 23 points with 11 rebounds and nine assists while Tobias Harris chipped in with 17 points and five assists. As a team, the 76ers shot 48 percent from the field and just six of 27 from the 3-point line as they fought hard to tie the game on a clutch 3-pointer from Seth Curry with just 22 seconds remaining, only to turn the ball over on their last possession of the game.
Meanwhile, the Phoenix Suns have been in great form as they've won seven of their past eight games and they will be gunning for a fifth straight victory after sneaking past the Bucks in a 125-124 home win on Wednesday. Devin Booker led the team with 30 points on 11 of 21 shooting, Chris Paul added 28 points with seven assists while DeAndre Ayton chipped in with 17 points on seven of 10 shooting. As a team, the Suns shot a healthy 52 percent from the field and 15 of 31 from the 3-point line as they rallied back from a 16-point deficit, before escaping with the narrow victory as the Bucks missed on the last shot of the game as time expired.
Looking at the betting trends, the 76ers are 14-35-3 ATS in their last 52 road games, 5-1 ATS in their last six games against a team with a winning record and 5-2-1 ATS in their last eight games overall. The Suns are 5-0 ATS in their last five home games, 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games against a team with a winning record and 23-9 ATS in their last 32 games overall.
Head to head, the over is 12-3-1 in the last 16 meetings overall and the 76ers are 2-5 ATS in the last seven meetings overall.
Two of the hottest teams in the league are colliding in this one, so we're in for a good contest. You could make an argument for either side here, but if we're being picky, the 76ers aren't the best road team and the Suns are currently 5-0 ATS in their last five home games. The 76ers are also 2-5 ATS in the last seven meetings overall, so I'm taking the Suns to stay hot with another win in this one.