Game 6 of the NBA Playoffs With The Philadelphia 76ers Vs. Atlanta Hawks

The last Philadelphia 76ers vs. Atlanta Hawks playoff game was intense! Philadelphia had a strong lead at halftime but in the last few minutes of the game, Philadelphia let up and Atlanta started to make their way back into it. Philadelphia had a chance to win it all with seconds left on the clock but they missed an easy shot that would have sealed their victory. The Philadelphia 76ers are now down 3-2 in this series and must come out strong for game 7 if they want to take home the championship trophy!

The 76ers face elimination on Friday as they take on the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference semifinals. The game takes place at 7:30 p.m. The Philadelphia 76ers are coming into this game 55-27 straight up and 43-35-4 against the spread. The Atlanta Hawks come into this NBA playoff-betting game 48-34 straight up and 46-35-1 against the spread.

 Game 6 Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Odds & Line Movement

The Philadelphia 76ers opened up laying one and a half points on the Atlanta Hawks. However, now most of the US Sportsbooks have Philly listed as the three-point favorite. The over/under bettors saw the online bookmakers list the total at 222.5 but the number is currently listed at 222.


Notes On The  Philadelphia 76ers For Game 6

This game is over before it started. Ben Simmons was totally outmatched by his counterpart Trae Young, who at the point of publishing this had blown by him for 29 points on 9-of-15 shooting, to go with 13 assists and 10 rebounds in just three quarters. Ben Simmons is currently shooting 66.1% from the field, but has made just 30.8% of his free throws against Atlanta Hawks – and his 4-14 effort Wednesday night cost Philadelphia a win.

Could the Atlanta Hawks employ a “Hack-a-Ben” tactic in the event that they want to limit 76ers’ star Joel Embiid’s impact? The other teams have done this in the past when they play someone who has a bad free throw shooter. Simmons has also struggled at the foul line in Philadelphia’s last game against Washington.

Notes On The Atlanta Hawks For Game 6

Young has been a revelation for the defending East champs this postseason, averaging 15.3 points in his nine games with four 20-point totals and even some 5-0o efforts from beyond the arc. Young had 39 points and helped guide the Hawks to their second win of the series in Philadelphia – an incredible feat considering that the 76ers were 29-7 at home during the season.

Young wasn’t the only player to come off the bench and make a huge difference in Game 6.In game 6 of the NBA playoffs with the Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks, John Collins scored 19 points and Danilo Gallinari had 16. For Philly, only 2 players scored more than 8 points in their loss.

Game 6 Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks Betting Odds, Lines Picks & Predictions

 Game 6 NBA Playoff Betting Pick & Prediction: Atlanta Hawks -3 (-110)

The Hawks will likely try to make Simmons win the game from free throws. If he can’t, they will take care of the offense and win the game.

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