Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 4/19/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Golden State (+3.5)
The Golden State Warriors (28-29) are headed to Wells Fargo Center on Monday where they'll meet the Philadelphia 76ers (39-17). The spread on this contest has Philadelphia as 3.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 227.
The Golden State Warriors played the Boston Celtics and ended up losing by a score of 119-114 in their last contest. Golden State ended the contest having earned a 51.3% FG percentage (41 out of 80) and knocked down 17 out of their 40 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the Warriors buried 15 of 20 attempts for a rate of 75.0%. In regard to pulling down rebounds, they earned 40 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 22 assists in the game while forcing 9 turnovers and getting 6 steals. In terms of defense, Golden State allowed the other team to shoot 46.8% from the floor on 44 out of 94 shooting. Boston distributed 18 dimes and had 9 steals for the contest. On top of that, Boston grabbed 45 boards (14 offensive, 31 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Boston shot 80.0% when shooting free throws by burying 16 of their 20 attempts. They made 15 of their 46 attempts from three-point range.
Stephen Curry is someone who came through for the matchup. He ended up scoring 47 points on 15 out of 27 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37:09 minutes played and snagged 7 rebounds. Curry ended up shooting 55.6% from the field and recorded 3 assists. An additional guy that had an impact in this contest for the Warriors was Andrew Wiggins. He pulled down 2 rebounds in his 40:36 minutes on the court. He walked away from this one shooting 53.3% from the field for the matchup by connecting on 8-of-15 (22 points). When the final whistle was blown, Wiggins wasn't able to get a dime.
Golden State comes into this matchup with a mark of 28-29 for the campaign. They are turning it over 14.9 times per contest and as a squad are committing 21.6 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Golden State is pulling in 42.5 rebounds per contest and has earned 1,565 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 1st in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. The Warriors are connecting on 37.2% from downtown (801 of 2,152) and 77.9% from the free throw line. They have an average of 113.0 points per game (15th in the NBA) while shooting 46.6% from the field. When they are on defense, the Warriors have forced 15.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.1 fouls. The Warriors are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.7% (880 of 1,146) and they concede 47.6 rebounds per game as a squad. They rank 12th in the league in allowing assists with 1,366 surrendered on the season. They are relinquishing 36.5% on three-point shots and they are 21st in the NBA in PPG allowed (113.6).
The last time they took the court, the Philadelphia 76ers went home victorious with a score of 106-103 against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 76ers were able to snag 35 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds for a total of 46 for this contest. They also coughed it up 12 times, while recording 13 steals in this game. The Clippers were called for 26 personal fouls for the contest which got the 76ers to the free throw line for 30 attempts. They were able to make 22 of those for a percentage of 73.3%. In relation to shooting from beyond the arc, Philadelphia knocked down 14 out of 44 attempts (31.8%). At the conclusion of this game, the 76ers went 35 for 83 from the floor which gave them a rate of 42.2%. The 76ers permitted the Clippers to convert 37 out of 82 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.1% in the game. They wrapped up this game 48.7% from distance by shooting 19 of 39 and ended up shooting 10 out of 16 from the free throw line (62.5%). When discussing cleaning the glass, Philadelphia allowed Los Angeles to snag 43 overall (8 on the offensive side).
Joel Embiid ended up having an impact for the 76ers in this contest. He knocked down 10 of 20 in this matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 14 rebounds. Embiid accumulated 36 points in his 35:35 minutes of playing time and had 1 assist in this matchup. One more player who was a determining factor for Philadelphia was Furkan Korkmaz. He came away with 4 assists in 38:29 minutes on the hardwood, and he shot 6 out of 15 from the floor. Korkmaz finished going 40.0% from the floor and also totaling 18 points and 3 rebounds.
Philadelphia has a win-loss record of 39-17 for the year. The 76ers are committing 20.4 fouls per contest and they hit 76.6% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 23.2 times per game (24th in the league) and they are losing possession via turnover 14.9 times per game. Philadelphia has accumulated 6,369 points for the campaign (113.7 per game) and they pull in 45.7 boards per game. As an offense, the 76ers are hitting on 47.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 9th in the NBA. The 76ers on the defensive side of the court are 7th in basketball in points given up per game with 108.4. They are forcing 15.5 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.3% from the floor (4th in the NBA). The Philadelphia defense gives up 36.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter (660 of 1,833) and their opponents are making 76.3% of their foul shots. They have conceded 23.4 assists and 42.4 boards per game, which is ranked 6th and 8th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Golden State (+3.5)
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