Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 12/11/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
The Philadelphia 76ers (14-12) will try to beat the Golden State Warriors (21-4) at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.
The Warriors faced off with the Trail Blazers and went home with a win by a final score of 104-94 in their last game. Golden State finished the contest with a 39.8% FG percentage (33 of 83) and made 14 out of their 46 shots from beyond the arc. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Warriors converted 24 of their 31 tries for a percentage of 77.4%. Pertaining to rebounding, they compiled 47 with 10 of them being offensive. They also doled out 22 dimes for the contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 3 turnovers and having 9 steals. Pertaining to defense, Golden State allowed 40.7% from the floor on 33 of 81 shooting. Portland totaled 43 assists and had 24 steals in the matchup. Moreover, Portland grabbed 35 rebounds (8 offensive, 27 defensive) and added 3 rejections. Portland ended up shooting 71.4% from the free throw line by knocking down 20 of 28 shots. They buried 8 out of their 30 shots from long range. Regarding fouls, the Warriors walked away with 19 and the Trail Blazers accumulated 16 fouls.
Jordan Poole is a player who had an impact for the matchup. Poole walked away from this one shooting 35.7% from the floor and also recorded 2 dimes. He was on the court for 35 mins and also snagged 3 rebounds. He racked up 20 points on 5 out of 14 shooting.
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Golden State steps onto the hardwood with a record of 21-4 so far this year. They are averaging 113.2 pts per contest (3rd in the league) while connecting on 47.3% from the field. The Warriors are shooting 37.3% on 3-point shots (383 of 1,028) and 75.9% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Golden State is snagging 47.1 boards per game and is sitting with 717 assists on the campaign, which is 1st in the league in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession by turning the ball over 16.2 times per contest and as a team they commit 19.8 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Warriors are forcing 16.3 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.2 fouls. They are ranked 2nd in the NBA in giving up assists with 543 surrendered on the year. The Warriors are giving up a FG percentage of 42.3% (910 of 2,150) and they relinquish 41.6 boards per game as a team. They concede 32.2% from beyond the arc and they are 1st in the NBA in opponents PPG (100.3).
The last time they took the hardwood, the 76ers took a defeat with a final score of 118-96 when they faced the Jazz. The 76ers were able to collect 28 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 34 for this contest. They also coughed up the ball 9 times, while getting 9 steals in this matchup. The Jazz were called for 11 personal fouls in the matchup which got the 76ers to the charity stripe for a total of 15 tries. They were able to knock down 14 of them for a percentage of 93.3%. With respect to shooting from beyond the arc, Philadelphia made 6 out of their 33 attempts (18.2%). When the game finished, the 76ers walked away from this one shooting 38 for 88 from the field which had them sitting at 43.2%. The 76ers allowed the Jazz to bury 43 of 91 tries from the field which had them shooting 47.3% for the matchup. They went 37.5% from three-point range by going 15 out of 40 and walked away from this one shooting 17 of 24 from the free throw line (70.8%). In regard to rebounding, Philadelphia permitted Utah to get 36 overall (16 on the offensive side).
Joel Embiid was important for the 76ers in this game. He converted 8 out of 18 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 44.4%, and earned 9 rebounds. Embiid racked up 19 points in his 30 minutes of playing time and had 2 assists for this game.
Philadelphia has a win-loss mark of 14-12 so far this year. The 76ers commit 19.2 personal fouls every game and they go 81.4% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 22.5 times per game (22nd in the league) and they are turning it over 12.6 times per game. Philadelphia has totaled 2,774 pts on the campaign (106.7 per game) and they grab 42.2 rebounds per game. As an offense, the 76ers are hitting on 45.8% from the floor, which is ranked 14th in the NBA.
The Philadelphia defense gives up 35.6% on 3-point shots (311 of 874) and opponents are connecting on 77.7% of their foul shots. They give up 23.4 assists and 46.0 rebounds every game, ranking them 13th and 19th in the league. The 76ers on the defensive end are ranked 12th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 106.4. They are forcing 13.5 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.1% from the field (16th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Golden State
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