Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 4/2/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Charlotte Hornets vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: Bally Sports SE-CHA
The Philadelphia 76ers (46-30) welcome the Charlotte Hornets (40-37) at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.
The Hornets played the Knicks and went home with a win by a final score of 125-114 in their last game. In relation to personal fouls, the Hornets ended up with 21 while the Knicks totaled 12 personal fouls. They also knocked down 16 out of their 44 shots from distance. New York finished the game at 69.2% from the charity stripe by burying 18 of their 26 attempts. Additionally, New York snagged 32 boards (11 offensive, 21 defensive) and had 3 blocked shots. New York recorded 43 dimes and had 23 steals for this game. In the matter of the defense, Charlotte allowed 47.1% from the field on 40 of 85 shooting. They also recorded 39 dimes for the contest as well as creating 5 turnovers and getting 7 steals. In terms of hauling in boards, they earned 40 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Hornets buried 15 of 17 shots for a percentage of 88.2%. Charlotte ended the contest having earned a 54.4% FG percentage (49 out of 90) and converted 12 out of their 35 shots from distance.
Miles Bridges is a guy who had an impact in this game. He racked up 31 points on 11 out of 15 shooting. He was on the court for 34 mins and totaled 6 rebounds. Bridges finished the game shooting 73.3% from the field and distributed 3 dimes.
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Charlotte steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 40-37 so far this year. They currently have an average of 114.8 points per game (5th in the NBA) while shooting 46.4% from the floor. The Hornets are shooting 36.2% on shots from 3-point land (1,071 of 2,955) and 73.9% from the charity stripe. As a team, Charlotte is pulling in 44.8 rebounds per game and has earned 2,137 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 1st in the league in terms of passing the ball. They are losing possession via turnover 13.1 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 19.9 fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Hornets are forcing their opponents into 15.0 turnovers every game and they draw 19.8 fouls. They are giving up 35.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 26th in the league in points per game allowed (114.4). The Hornets are allowing a FG percentage of 46.3% (3,219 of 6,946) and they surrender 47.4 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are ranked 29th in the league in allowing assists with 2,025 conceded so far this year.
In their last game, the 76ers went home defeated by a final of 102-94 against the Pistons. With respect to how they attacked the glass, Philadelphia permitted Detroit to get 33 in total (5 offensive). They went 28.6% from downtown by connecting on 10 of 35 and walked away from this one shooting 10 out of 15 from the charity stripe (66.7%). The 76ers permitted the Pistons to bury 41 of 82 tries from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 50.0% in this contest. When the final whistle was blown, the 76ers finished shooting 31 for 69 from the field which had them sitting at 44.9%. In the matter of shooting from downtown, Philadelphia buried 7 of 26 tries (26.9%). They were able to make 25 of those for a percentage of 89.3%. The Pistons committed 9 fouls for the game which got the 76ers to the free throw line for a total of 28 shots. They also coughed up the ball 15 times, while getting 8 steals for the game. The 76ers were able to pull down 35 defensive boards and 4 offensive boards totaling 39 for this contest.
Joel Embiid ended up being a major contributor for the 76ers in the matchup. He converted 11 out of 19 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 57.9%, and had 15 rebounds. Embiid had 37 points in his 37 minutes on the hardwood and accounted for 3 assists for the matchup.
Philadelphia has a win-loss record of 46-30 for the year. The 76ers are responsible for committing 19.4 fouls every game and they hit 82.0% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 23.2 times per game (24th in the league) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.3 times per contest. Philadelphia has totaled 8,263 points on the year (108.7 per contest) and they pull in 42.3 rebounds per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the 76ers are hitting on 46.1% from the field, which is ranked 18th in the league.
The 76ers on defense are ranked 6th in the league in PPG surrendered with 106.7. They are able to force 13.1 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 45.7% from the floor (14th in the league). The Philadelphia defense surrenders 34.3% on shots from 3-point land (857 of 2,499) and their opponents are knocking down 76.9% of their foul shots. They relinquish 23.3 dimes and 44.6 total boards per game, which ranks them 6th and 20th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Charlotte
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