Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 6/20/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
The Atlanta Hawks (41-31) travel to Wells Fargo Center on Sunday where they'll meet the Philadelphia 76ers (49-23).
The Atlanta Hawks played the Philadelphia 76ers and took home the win by a score of 109-106 in their last game. Atlanta walked away from the game with a 45.9% field goal percentage (39 out of 85) and buried 9 out of their 26 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Hawks converted 22 of 28 attempts for a rate of 78.6%. When it comes to getting rebounds, they compiled a total of 40 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 14 assists for the matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 15 turnovers and getting 10 steals. Regarding defense, Atlanta let their opponent shoot 46.7% from the field on 35 of 75 shooting. Philadelphia distributed 20 dimes and had 7 steals in the matchup. Moreover, Philadelphia grabbed 44 boards (7 offensive, 37 defensive) and earned 4 rejections. Philadelphia ended up shooting 60.5% at the free throw line by making 23 of their 38 shots. They knocked down 13 of 30 attempts from downtown.
Trae Young is one guy who was a major contributor in the matchup. He ended up with 39 points on 10 of 23 shooting. He was on the court for 40:18 minutes played and also pulled down 1 board. Young shot 43.5% from the floor and also distributed 7 assists. Another guy that was a factor in the matchup for the Hawks was John Collins. He grabbed 11 rebounds in 36:10 minutes played. He shot 58.3% from the floor for this contest by connecting on 7-of-12 (19 points). Overall, Collins had 1 assist.
Atlanta will play this game with a record of 41-31 this season. They average 113.7 pts per contest (13th in the NBA) while going 46.8% from the field. The Hawks are hitting 37.3% on 3-pointers (895 of 2,402) and 81.2% from the charity stripe. As a team, Atlanta is collecting 45.6 rebounds per game and has tallied 1,737 dimes for the year, which ranks 19th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 13.2 times per game and as a group are committing 19.3 fouls per game. On the defensive end of the court, the Hawks are forcing their opponents into 12.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.8 fouls. They rank 11th in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,754 conceded for the campaign. The Hawks defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 46.3% (886 of 1,422) and they surrender 42.7 boards per game as a team. They are surrendering 34.9% on shots from distance and they are 12th in the league in opponents PPG (111.4).
For their last game, the Philadelphia 76ers took a loss by a score of 109-106 when they faced the Atlanta Hawks. The 76ers were able to snag 37 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 44 for this game. They also gave up possession 15 times, while getting 7 steals in this contest. The Hawks were called for 28 fouls for the game which got the 76ers to the free throw line for a total of 38 attempts. They were able to make 23 of the free throw tries for a rate of 60.5%. In terms of shots from downtown, Philadelphia knocked down 13 out of their 30 tries (43.3%). When the final whistle blew, the 76ers shot 35 for 75 from the field which had them at 46.7%. The 76ers allowed the Hawks to convert 39 out of their 85 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 45.9% in this game. They finished the game shooting 34.6% from distance by going 9 of 26 and walked away from this one shooting 22 out of 28 from the free throw line (78.6%). When discussing team rebounding, Philadelphia permitted Atlanta to get 40 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
Joel Embiid was important for the 76ers for this game. He converted 12 out of 20 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and earned 13 rebounds. Embiid earned 37 points in his 39:26 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 5 dimes in this game. Someone else that was important for Philadelphia was Seth Curry. He came away with no assists in his 37:33 minutes played, and he knocked down 13 of 19 from the floor. Curry walked away from this one going 68.4% from the floor as well as earning 36 points and 7 rebounds.
Philadelphia has a win-loss record of 49-23 for the season. The 76ers commit 20.2 fouls per game and they connect on 76.7% from the free throw line. They are getting an assist 23.7 times per game (22nd in basketball) and they turn the ball over 14.4 times per game. Philadelphia has accounted for 8,182 points so far this season (113.6 per game) and they grab 45.1 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the 76ers are connecting on 47.6% from the field, which ranks 8th in the league. The 76ers on the defensive end are ranked 6th in the league in points given up per game with 108.1. They surrender 23.5 dimes and 42.9 boards on a nightly basis, ranking them 5th and 11th in the NBA. The Philadelphia defense allows 36.0% on 3-point attempts (857 of 2,378) and their opponents are connecting on 76.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They are able to force 15.6 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 45.3% from the field (4th in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Atlanta
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