Philadelphia 76ers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 3/23/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-3)
The Philadelphia 76ers (30-13) head to Chase Center on Tuesday where they'll take on the Golden State Warriors (22-21). Philadelphia opens this game as 3-point favorites. The O/U opens at 231.
The Philadelphia 76ers took the court against the New York Knicks and went home with a win by a final score of 101-100 in their last game. Philadelphia finished the contest with a 46.3% field goal percentage (38 of 82) and converted 11 out of their 25 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the free throw line, the 76ers converted 14 of their 23 tries for a percentage of 60.9%. In regard to getting rebounds, they compiled a total of 44 with 8 of them being offensive. They also doled out 19 dimes for this contest as well as forcing 17 turnovers and getting 12 steals. With regard to defense, Philadelphia allowed their opponent to shoot 43.2% from the floor on 38 of 88 shooting. New York distributed 16 dimes and had 13 steals in the game. In addition, New York snagged 44 rebounds (13 offensive, 31 defensive) and added 9 rejections. New York finished the contest at 56.5% at the charity stripe by knocking down 13 of 23 attempts. They knocked down 11 of their 24 attempts from long range.
Tobias Harris is someone who was a factor in this contest. He ended up scoring 20 points on 5 out of 18 shooting. He played for 35:51 mins played and also grabbed 4 rebounds. Harris finished the game shooting 27.8% from the floor and also recorded 4 dimes. One more player that was a major factor in the game for the 76ers was Ben Simmons. He had 8 rebounds in his 37:26 min on the court. He walked away from this one shooting 47.1% from the field in this contest by shooting 8-of-17 (16 points). When all was said and done, Simmons had accumulated 4 assists.
Philadelphia will enter this game with a mark of 30-13 this season. The 76ers are shooting 37.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (465 of 1,251) and 78.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 115.1 points per game (6th in basketball) while shooting 48.0% from the floor. They lose possession by turning the ball over 15.4 times per contest and as a group are committing 20.2 fouls every game. As a unit, Philadelphia is pulling in 46.5 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,019 assists for the season, which ranks 18th in the NBA in terms of passing the ball. On the defensive end, the 76ers are able to force 15.1 turnovers per contest while drawing 21.2 fouls. They currently rank 13th in the NBA in giving up assists with 1,012 relinquished this season. The 76ers defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 45.0% (649 of 911) and they relinquish 42.3 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are giving up 36.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 7th in the league in points per game allowed (109.7).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Golden State Warriors took a defeat with a final score of 111-103 when they faced the Memphis Grizzlies. The Warriors were able to pull down 39 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 46 in the game. They also turned the ball over 11 times, while getting 8 steals in this game. The Grizzlies committed 22 fouls in the matchup which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for a total of 34 shots. They were able to make 28 of the free throws for a percentage of 82.4%. When discussing shooting from distance, Golden State converted 13 out of 41 attempts (31.7%). When the final whistle blew, the Warriors shot 31 for 90 from the field which gave them a rate of 34.4%. The Warriors allowed the Grizzlies to bury 37 of 95 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 38.9% in this matchup. They finished 31.3% from distance by shooting 10 of 32 and ended up going 27 of 31 at the charity stripe (87.1%). When discussing how they cleaned up the glass, Golden State allowed Memphis to snag 60 in total (13 offensive).
Jordan Poole was important for the Warriors in this matchup. He converted 10 out of 21 in this contest for a field goal rate of 47.6%, and accounted for 4 rebounds. Poole earned 26 points in his 38:03 mins on the court and added 5 dimes in the matchup. Someone else that was pivotal for Golden State was Andrew Wiggins. He accumulated 2 assists in 35:11 mins played, and he knocked down 4 of 14 from the floor. Wiggins ended the game having shot 28.6% from the field in addition to earning 20 points and 9 rebounds.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 22-21 this year. Golden State has totaled 4,854 points on the season (112.9 per game) and they snag 43.1 boards per contest. The Warriors have committed 21.8 fouls per game and they connect on 77.6% from the charity stripe. On the offensive side of the court, the Warriors are shooting 46.1% from the field, which ranks 17th in the NBA. They are earning an assist 27.7 times per contest (1st in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.8 times per contest. The Warriors defensively are ranked 21st in the league in points given up per game with 113.1. They surrender 23.7 assists and 48.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 10th and 30th in the league. The Golden State defense gives up 36.8% from downtown (557 of 1,513) and their opponents are knocking down 78.1% of their free throw shots. They have forced 15.7 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 44.6% from the floor (3rd in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-3)
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