76ers vs. Eagles, game 5: real-time updates, analysis, highlights, etc.
Many people around the Delaware Valley hope that the fifth game between the 76ers and the Eagles tonight will be a happy game. They expect to enter the fourth game. The team will handle their business and be able to do it on Wednesday. End the series in front of home fans.
Not so fast.
Due to the worst offensive half we saw from injured Joel Embiid and the little help from his 76ers teammates, it ended with a double-digit halftime lead on Monday night. Series. Tonight’s victory-no matter which team it is against-will greatly help them advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, because the team that ranked first in the 5th game of the 2-2 series is more than 80% of the time. Both have made progress.
In other words, for a 76ers team without a starter without Danny Green, and Embiid’s MVP runner-up is obviously limited, many things are waiting on the line. Embiid performed well in the early stages of this series. But then it came back to reality in that fourth defeat.
Despite the injury, the 76ers are still favored in the series, especially in the fifth game is very popular, Philadelphia has been listed as a 7.5-point favorite in seven of the eight sports betting games. At Pickswise, Including DraftKings and FanDuel. Of course, they were also favorites in the first and fourth games, but none of them went according to plan.
But this is not what 76ers fans want to hear now. They are looking forward to Game 5 (and beyond), rather than looking back at what they can hold on and win the game on Monday night. They want Embiid to look more like the person they saw in the first three games of the series, rather than the person they saw the last time they played. They want Ben Simmons to be more confident and Tobias Harris to perform better. But most importantly, they want to win.
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Because if they lose and lose to the Eagles 3-2, and the series will be transferred back to Atlanta in the sixth game-if Embiid looks like he lost in the second half of Monday’s loss- Then it will be a dark Thursday in Philadelphia.
But let us not surpass ourselves. There is a game to play first, and as the action in South Philadelphia unfolds, we will provide you with real-time updates, analysis and more information…
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