Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 16.5 point favorites.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 24-42. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.1 as they are averaging 102.1 points per game while giving up 108.2 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 52-14. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 116.3 points per game and surrendering 105.3, good for a point differential of 11.0.
Robert Covington comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jahlil Okafor averages 11.9 points per game in 23.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
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Klay Thompson averages 21.9 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Stephen Curry averages 24.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Philadelphia averages 102.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.09 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 42.7 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 108.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Golden State averages 116.3 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.97 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 44.6 rebounds per game and 30.3 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 9th with 14.7 per game. The Warriors allow 105.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. The Warriors force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 102.8 and a defensive rating of 109. In terms of pace they average 98.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 115.3 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 41-25-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 34-32-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 29-35-2 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 27-39-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
03/13/17 F Robert Covington Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Golden State
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/01/17 F Kevin Durant Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -16.5
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