Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 12/16/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Friday, December 16, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Golden State Warriors are traveling to Wells Fargo Center on Friday where they will play the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Warriors played the Pacers and took a loss by a final of 125-119 in their last game. Concerning personal fouls, the Warriors ended up finishing with 20 and the Pacers recorded 25 personal fouls. They converted 16 of 39 tries from long range. Indiana ended up going 84.0% when shooting free throws by making 21 of their 25 attempts. Moreover, Indiana pulled down 34 rebounds (5 offensive, 29 defensive) and had 4 blocks. Indiana doled out 30 assists and had 10 steals for the matchup. In the matter of defending, Golden State allowed their opponent to shoot 50.6% from the floor on 44 out of 87 shooting. They also recorded 27 dimes for the matchup as well as forcing the other team into 17 turnovers and earning 5 steals. With respect to rebounding, they collected 46 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Warriors made 25 of their 29 attempts for a percentage of 86.2%. Golden State finished the game with a 46.5% FG percentage (40 of 86) and buried 14 of their 33 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Stephen Curry is a player who played a role in this game. Curry finished the game shooting 57.9% from the floor and also earned 7 assists. He was on the court for 30 minutes played and totaled 7 boards. He had 38 points on 11 out of 19 shooting.
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Golden State heads into this contest with a win-loss mark of 14-15 so far this season. They turn it over 17.0 times per contest and as a squad they commit 22.4 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Golden State is pulling in 43.0 boards per game and has 850 dimes so far this season, which is 1st in the league in terms of passing. The Warriors are hitting 37.8% on shots from beyond the arc (474 of 1,254) and 79.3% from the charity stripe. They average 117.4 points per contest (3rd in basketball) while shooting 47.8% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Warriors have forced 15.5 turnovers every game and they draw 18.6 fouls. They are 23rd in the NBA in giving up assists with 732 relinquished so far this year. The Warriors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 46.6% (1,211 of 2,598) and they concede 44.0 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are giving up 35.0% on shots from beyond the perimeter while they are 26th in the league in PPG allowed (116.8).
The last time they took the court, the 76ers walked away with a victory by a final of 123-103 when they faced the Kings. In the matter of rebounding, Philadelphia permitted Sacramento to grab 48 in total (13 offensive). They shot 23.8% from beyond the arc by connecting on 10 of 42 and ended up going 17 of 20 at the free throw line (85.0%). The 76ers allowed the Kings to make 38 of their 92 attempts from the field which had them sitting at 41.3% in this game. In all, the 76ers finished shooting 43 for 84 from the floor which had them shooting 51.2%. In relation to shots from distance, Philadelphia made 16 of their 35 tries (45.7%). They were able to knock down 21 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 77.8%. The Kings had 22 fouls in this contest which took the 76ers to the charity stripe for a total of 27 tries. They also coughed up the ball 11 times, while recording 10 steals for the matchup. The 76ers were able to snag 38 defensive boards and 4 offensive rebounds totaling 42 for the matchup.
Joel Embiid ended up being a major contributor for the 76ers for the game. He made 10 of 16 in this game for a field goal percentage of 62.5%, and had 7 rebounds. Embiid scored 31 points in his 30 mins on the court and accounted for 2 assists for this game.
Philadelphia has a record of 15-12 on the season. When it comes to offensive execution, the 76ers are hitting on 47.7% from the floor, which has them ranked 11th in the league. Philadelphia has scored 3,002 pts for the season (111.2 per game) and they pull in 40.1 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 24.2 times per contest (18th in the league) and they turn it over 14.7 times per contest. The 76ers have committed 20.6 fouls every game and they shoot 80.9% from the free throw line.
The Philadelphia defense concedes 32.6% from downtown (286 of 877) and opponents are connecting on 77.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have conceded 23.8 assists and 43.0 total boards per game, which ranks 8th and 11th in the NBA. The 76ers on the defensive end are ranked 4th in the league in PPG surrendered with 108.2. They have forced 16.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 46.6% from the floor (11th in the NBA).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia and under the total points
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