2020 Season NBA Basketball Past Picks
May 07, 2021
New Orleans at Philadelphia
Friday 05/07 07:10 PM Eastern
1 unit on Philadelphia -9 (-107) (risk 1 to return 1.93) RESULT: LOSS
Philadelphia is peaking at the right time, winning six in a row after a 135-115 victory at Houston on Wednesday. Joel Embiid scored 34 points in only 25 minutes as the 76ers shot 53.2% overall. The Sixers covered the spread in five of those six games, and now they face New Orleans in a revenge spot after losing to the Pelicans in early April. The Pelicans have been inconsistent all season, and they do come off a 108-103 win over Golden State after losing to the Warriors the night before. Brandon Ingram is doubtful with a left ankle sprain for the Pelicans, who are in danger of missing the playoffs. Take the 76ers.