Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers 11/20/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Trail Blazers
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Moda Center in Portland, OR
TV: ROOT SPORTS
Moda Center is the location where the Portland Trail Blazers (8-8) will meet the Philadelphia 76ers (8-7) on Saturday.
The 76ers faced off with the Jazz and went home with a loss by a final score of 120-85 in their last contest. With respect to fouls, the 76ers left the arena with 16 while the Jazz totaled 9 fouls. They knocked down 16 of 38 shots from distance. Utah walked away from this one shooting 63.2% when shooting free throws by making 12 of 19 attempts. Additionally, Utah totaled 50 rebounds (6 offensive, 44 defensive) and got 5 rejections. Utah earned 56 dimes and had 27 steals in the game. In terms of defense, Philadelphia allowed the other team to shoot 51.7% from the floor on 46 out of 89 shooting. They also dished out 19 assists for the game as well as forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and earning 5 steals. Concerning hauling in boards, they collected 42 with 6 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the 76ers buried 13 of 17 shots for a percentage of 76.5%. Philadelphia finished the game having earned a 36.7% field goal percentage (33 of 90) and buried 6 out of their 29 three-point attempts.
Tobias Harris is a player who played a role for the contest. Harris ended up going 44.4% from the floor and totaled 5 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 27 mins played and grabbed 4 rebounds. He recorded 12 points on 4 out of 9 shooting.
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Philadelphia enters this contest with a win-loss mark of 8-7 on the year. They are averaging 108.2 pts per game (14th in the league) while shooting 46.5% from the floor. The 76ers are connecting on 37.3% on shots beyond the perimeter (186 of 499) and 83.3% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Philadelphia is pulling in 42.1 rebounds per contest and has totaled 343 dimes this year, which has them ranked 16th in the league in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 12.5 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 17.9 personal fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the 76ers are forcing their opponents into 13.1 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 17.5 fouls. They are giving up 36.0% on shots from distance and they are 15th in the league in opponents points per game (106.7). The 76ers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.2% (601 of 1,331) and they concede 46.0 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are currently ranked 20th in basketball in allowing assists to their opponents with 360 surrendered this season.
In their last game, the Trail Blazers went home victorious with a score of 112-107 when they faced the Bulls. The Trail Blazers were able to corral 32 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive boards for a total of 44 for the game. They coughed up the ball 16 times, while recording 10 steals in the matchup. The Bulls were called for 15 personal fouls in this contest which got the Trail Blazers to the charity stripe for 28 attempts. They were able to make 27 of the free throws for a percentage of 96.4%. In regard to shooting from downtown, Portland made 11 out of 31 attempts (35.5%). In all, the Trail Blazers ended up shooting 37 for 84 from the floor which had them shooting 44.0%. The Trail Blazers allowed the Bulls to bury 39 of 83 tries from the field which left them shooting 47.0% for this contest. They shot 44.8% from 3-point land by going 13 out of 29 and finished the game at 16 of 20 from the charity stripe (80.0%). When discussing how they cleaned up the glass, Portland allowed Chicago to pull down 26 in all (10 on the offensive glass).
Larry Nance ended up being a major contributor for the Trail Blazers in this game. He converted 6 out of 9 for this contest giving him a rate of 66.7%, and tallied 9 rebounds. Nance accumulated 16 points in his 25 mins of playing time and accumulated 3 dimes for the matchup.
Portland has a win-loss mark of 8-8 on the campaign. On the offensive side of the ball, the Trail Blazers are connecting on 45.6% from the floor, which is ranked 13th in the NBA. Portland has totaled 1,750 pts for the campaign (109.4 per game) and they snag 46.3 boards per contest. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 23.6 times per game (11th in the league) and they turn the ball over 14.1 times per game. The Trail Blazers have committed 18.4 fouls per game and they go 78.2% from the free throw line.
The Trail Blazers on defense are ranked 20th in the NBA in points given up per game with 109.1. They are forcing their opponents into 13.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.5% from the field (26th in basketball). The Portland defense concedes 38.8% on 3-point attempts (224 of 578) and opponents are knocking down 72.1% of their free throw shots. They have relinquished 26.0 assists and 43.3 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 28th and 7th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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