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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Monday when the Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets meet at Barclays Center.

Philadelphia was a 139-105 loser in its last match at home against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 244 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Brooklyn lost its last outing, a 103-99 result against the Pistons on December 13. The Nets covered in that game as a 6-point underdog, while the 202 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 7-18 SU, 10-15 ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 9 of last 13 games on the road
is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Portland are 8-2
After a loss are 2-8

Brooklyn:
Team record: 8-15 SU, 10-13 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 11 of last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games

When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Brooklyn, Friday, December 20
Brooklyn home to Washington, Wednesday, December 18