Jrue Holiday scored 20 points and added 13 assists for a double-double, leading Philadelphia over New Jersey, 102-86, on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the 76ers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 190.5.
Philadelphia got 16 points from Andre Iguodala and another 15 points from Louis Williams. Jrue Holiday contributed 13 assists, while Elton Brand cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Nets got a 25-point performance from Brook Lopez, who was supported by 19 points from Devin Harris. Devin Harris had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Jersey, while Kris Humphries grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Jersey were victorious, as the score was 48-46 at the break.
Philadelphia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-39.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Portland looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Portland.