The fifth-seeded Hawks arrive at Philadelphia riding a wave of optimism after readily ousting the New York Knicks from the opening round.
Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET in the Wells Fargo Center. William Hill Sportsbook lists Philadelphia as 3.5-point favorites, although the over-under for total points scored is 220.5 from the newest Hawks vs. Sixers chances. Prior to making some Sixers vs. Hawks selections, make sure you watch the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's established computer version .
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Leading scorer Trae Young pretty much had his way against the Knicks at the opening round, averaging almost a double-double in 29.2 points and 9.8 assists. Young sat out a drubbing from the Sixers on April 28 but scored a team-high 32 points from both nights afterwards.
Clint Capela, that finished second in the league in rebounds and blocked shots, averaged a double-double (10.0 points, 13.4 planks ) at the series against New York and can dominate the glass at the lack of Embiid. Second-leading scorer Bogdan Bogdanovic missed the past two meetings Philadelphia, but he also scored 20 points in 17 of their past 23 regular-season games.
Exactly why the Sixers can cover
The 7-footer needed a set of silent offensive games at a set of blowouts of the Hawks on April 26 and April 28, scoring 17 and 18 points while playing only 25 minutes each contest. Embiid needed a set of 30-point performances against the Wizards until he had been hurt in Game 4 of this set.
Crime wasn't a problem for the Sixers from the back wins Atlanta in late April, seize command from the first half of every match and piling up 127 and 126 points. Philadelphia had the league's No. 6 scoring defense at 108.1 points each game in the regular season and also limited the Hawks into some season-low 83 points on April 28. Guard Ben Simmons averaged almost a triple-double, while ahead Tobias Harris averaged a double-double vs. the Wizards.
The best way to create Sixers vs. Hawks selections
SportsLine's version is leaning beneath on the complete, projecting 219 mixed points. The version also says just one side of the disperse strikes in more than 50% of simulations. You can just observe the choice at SportsLine.