Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction, 3/27/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Saturday, March 27, 2021
Location: STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Tic
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+2.5)
The Philadelphia 76ers (32-13) go to STAPLES Center on Saturday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Clippers (30-16). Los Angeles opens this contest as 2.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 227.
The Philadelphia 76ers faced the Los Angeles Lakers and went home with a win by a final score of 109-101 in their last contest. Philadelphia wrapped up the contest with a 48.8% field goal percentage (39 of 80) and buried 17 of their 45 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the 76ers made 14 of their 21 tries for a rate of 66.7%. When talking about grabbing rebounds, they collected a total of 39 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 24 assists in this game as well as forcing the opposition into 20 turnovers and getting 13 steals. In terms of defense, Philadelphia allowed their opponent to shoot 43.6% from the floor on 34 of 78 shooting. Los Angeles earned 22 assists and had 10 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Los Angeles collected 42 rebounds (7 offensive, 35 defensive) and earned 9 blocks. Los Angeles ended up shooting 72.7% from the free throw line by converting 24 of 33 shots. They also buried 9 out of their 26 attempts from 3-point land.
Danny Green is a guy who had an impact for this contest. He ended up scoring 28 points on 9 out of 14 shooting. He saw the court for 32:33 minutes played and grabbed 5 rebounds. Green finished the contest at 64.3% from the field but had no assists when the time ran out. Someone else that had an impact in the matchup for the 76ers was Seth Curry. He snagged 1 rebound in 27:11 minutes on the hardwood. He walked away from this one shooting 53.8% from the field in this contest by shooting 7-of-13 (19 points). When the final whistle blew, Curry earned 2 assists.
Philadelphia enters this contest with a win-loss record of 32-13 this season. They turn it over 15.5 times per game and as a team they commit 20.4 fouls per contest. As a team, Philadelphia is collecting 46.5 rebounds per game and has accounted for 1,058 dimes on the campaign, which is 19th in basketball in terms of passing. The 76ers are shooting 37.0% on shots from 3-point land (489 of 1,320) and 77.4% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 114.8 pts per game (8th in basketball) on 48.0% from the field. On the defensive end, the 76ers are able to force 15.2 turnovers per game and they draw 21.2 personal fouls. The 76ers are giving up a shooting percentage of 44.9% (684 of 953) and they surrender 42.2 boards per game as a unit. They are currently ranked 12th in the NBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,056 surrendered on the year. They are surrendering 36.2% on 3-point shots and they rank 7th in the league in PPG allowed (109.2).
In their last game, the Los Angeles Clippers walked away with a victory by a final of 98-85 when they faced the San Antonio Spurs. The Clippers collected 43 defensive boards and 14 offensive boards for a total of 57 in this contest. They also coughed it up 8 times, while getting 6 steals for this game. The Spurs had 14 fouls in the matchup which took the Clippers to the free throw line for 18 tries. They were able to make 17 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 94.4%. Regarding shots from beyond the arc, Los Angeles buried 13 of their 34 tries (38.2%). When this game wrapped up, the Clippers went 34 out of 89 from the field which had them shooting 38.2%. The Clippers allowed the Spurs to knock down 33 out of 82 tries from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 40.2% in this game. They finished 34.8% from downtown by connecting on 8 out of 23 and finished the contest at 11 out of 13 at the charity stripe (84.6%). In regard to how they attacked the glass, Los Angeles permitted San Antonio to pull down 39 in total (2 on the offensive side).
Reggie Jackson pitched in for the Clippers in this matchup. He converted 8 of 16 in this contest for a rate of 50.0%, and accounted for 4 rebounds. Jackson scored 28 points in his 39:17 mins of playing time and earned 4 assists in the game. One more player who came through for Los Angeles was Paul George. He walked away with 4 dimes in his 34:26 minutes on the hardwood, and he converted 10 of 28 from the floor. George wrapped this one up going 35.7% from the floor in addition to earning 24 points and 13 rebounds.
Los Angeles has a win-loss mark of 30-16 for the campaign. The Clippers have committed 19.0 personal fouls per game and they shoot 83.9% from the charity stripe. They are dishing out assists 24.1 times per game (19th in basketball) and they are turning it over 12.8 times per contest. Los Angeles has accounted for 5,283 pts on the season (114.8 per game) and they pull in 44.3 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Clippers are shooting 48.2% from the floor, which ranks them 7th in the league. The Clippers are ranked 6th in the league in points allowed per contest with 108.6. They give up 23.2 dimes and 41.3 total boards per game, which is ranked 5th and 2nd in the league. The Los Angeles defense allows 36.3% on shots from distance (540 of 1,488) and their opponents are converting on 78.1% of their free throw attempts. They are forcing 13.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 46.8% from the floor (18th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-2.5) and under 227 points
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