Bridges, Hornets to visit Maxey, 76ers

Charlotte Hornets (15-44, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (33-25, fifth in the Eastern Conference)

Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: 76ers -11; over/under is 214.5

BOTTOM LINE: Tyrese Maxey and the Philadelphia 76ers host Miles Bridges and the Charlotte Hornets in Eastern Conference action.

The 76ers are 22-17 in Eastern Conference games. Philadelphia scores 117.0 points while outscoring opponents by 3.3 points per game.

The Hornets have gone 9-27 against Eastern Conference opponents. Charlotte gives up 118.1 points to opponents and has been outscored by 10.6 points per game.

The 76ers score 117.0 points per game, 1.1 fewer points than the 118.1 the Hornets allow. The Hornets are shooting 45.7% from the field, 1.7% lower than the 47.4% the 76ers' opponents have shot this season.

The teams meet for the third time this season. In the last matchup on Jan. 21 the 76ers won 97-89 led by 33 points from Joel Embiid, while Bridges scored 25 points for the Hornets.

TOP PERFORMERS: Maxey is averaging 25.9 points and 6.4 assists for the 76ers. Kelly Oubre Jr. is averaging 14.6 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Bridges is scoring 21.3 points per game and averaging 7.4 rebounds for the Hornets. Brandon Miller is averaging 2.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 3-7, averaging 107.0 points, 42.7 rebounds, 23.4 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.8 points per game.

Hornets: 5-5, averaging 102.5 points, 42.6 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 7.3 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.8 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: Robert Covington: out (knee), Joel Embiid: out (knee), De'Anthony Melton: out (back), KJ Martin: day to day (ankle).

Hornets: LaMelo Ball: out (ankle), Mark Williams: out (back).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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