The 76ers have listed Tyrese Maxey as probable, so they’re likely to get their star guard back. The Pelicans remain without Brandon Ingram due to a toe injury, while Herbert Jones is questionable due to conditioning after coming out of the health and safety protocols.
The 76ers are 1-point favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook. The total is 229.
76ers vs. Pelicans, 8:30 p.m. ET
Pick ATS: Pelicans +1
Even with Maxey coming back, the Pelicans are a well-oiled machine and have played well in spite of Ingram’s absence. If Jones sits, this line could potentially move a bit more in Philadelphia’s favor but New Orleans has proven it is a contender this season. Back the Pelicans to get the job done at home against a tough 76ers squad.
Over/Under: Over 229
The Pelicans rank fourth in scoring over the last five games, while the 76ers are 20th but still putting up 113.2 points per game. New Orleans has a middling defensive record in the same span, which should allow Philadelphia to score fairly easily. The Pelicans will try to match that, and the over should hit.