Charlotte Bobcats Favored By 5 Points Over Philadelphia 76ers

January 20th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Charlotte Bobcats will look for their sixth straight home win over the Philadelphia 76ers when the two teams collide Thursday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. These two teams also squared off on Monday night, with the 76ers coming away with a 96-92 overtime win.

The 76ers were favored by 5.5-points on Monday, but our NBA spreads for tonight's game have the Bobcats favored by 5-points over the 76ers with the total at 187.

Philadelphia comes into this game off one of their most disappointing losses of the season. The 76ers were up 4-points with just 22 seconds remaining, but gave up a four-point play to Jason Richardson, and eventually lost the game 99-98 in overtime. It was the third overtime in the last five games for the 76ers.

Most off the scoring for Philadelphia came off the bench against the Magic, as Lou Williams had a team-high 19 points, Thaddeus Young dropped in 17, and Evan Turner added 10. The Bench finished with 52 points compared to the starters' 46. Jrue Holiday had 16 points, six assists, and eight rebounds, and Andre Iguodala had 15 points, six assists and seven rebounds. Elton Brand finished with just eight point ...

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