Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 12/23/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Friday, December 23, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Wells Fargo Center is the site where the Philadelphia 76ers will play the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday.
The Clippers stepped onto the hardwood against the Hornets and went home with a win by a final score of 126-105 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Clippers ended up with 22 and the Hornets racked up 18 personal fouls. They made 9 out of their 31 attempts from three-point range. Charlotte shot 75.9% when shooting free throws by converting 22 of their 29 attempts. Moreover, Charlotte grabbed 40 rebounds (11 offensive, 29 defensive) and had 7 blocked shots. Charlotte recorded 25 assists and had 15 steals for this game. Regarding the defense, Los Angeles allowed the other team to shoot 40.2% from the floor on 37 of 92 shooting. They also doled out 29 assists for the game as well as forcing 14 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they earned 48 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the free throw line, the Clippers knocked down 21 of 23 shots for a percentage of 91.3%. Los Angeles wrapped up the contest with a 50.6% FG percentage (41 out of 81) and made 23 of their 49 three-point attempts.
Paul George is a guy who was a major factor for this game. He racked up 22 points on 7 out of 15 shooting. He saw the court for 31 minutes and also pulled down 8 rebounds. George finished the game shooting 46.7% from the floor and distributed 8 assists.
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Los Angeles will enter this game with a win-loss mark of 19-14 on the campaign. They cough up possession 15.8 times per game and as a group they commit 20.0 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Los Angeles is snagging 44.6 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 747 assists this season, which ranks 23rd in the NBA in terms of passing. The Clippers are hitting 36.9% on shots from beyond the arc (405 of 1,098) and 75.0% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 107.6 points per outing (30th in basketball) while going 46.0% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Clippers are forcing 13.3 turnovers every game and they draw 19.8 personal fouls. They rank 11th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 786 surrendered for the campaign. The Clippers are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.1% (1,317 of 2,922) and they relinquish 43.8 rebounds per contest as a team. They are relinquishing 33.7% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 3rd in the NBA in points per game from their opponents (107.5).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the 76ers went home victorious with a score of 113-93 when they faced the Pistons. The 76ers were able to snag 36 defensive rebounds and 13 offensive rebounds for a total of 49 for the matchup. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while recording 8 steals in this matchup. The Pistons were called for 15 fouls in the matchup which got the 76ers to the charity stripe for a total of 22 tries. They were able to knock down 20 of the free throws for a percentage of 90.9%. In the matter of shots from distance, Philadelphia buried 11 of 37 tries (29.7%). In all, the 76ers ended up shooting 41 for 93 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.1%. The 76ers permitted the Pistons to convert 31 of 79 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 39.2% for this contest. They went 26.1% from distance by hitting 6 out of 23 and finished the contest at 25 of 34 from the charity stripe (73.5%). Concerning rebounding, Philadelphia allowed Detroit to get 46 in all (11 on the offensive glass).
Joel Embiid ended up being a major contributor for the 76ers for the contest. He buried 6 of 16 for this contest giving him a rate of 37.5%, and had 10 rebounds. Embiid racked up 22 points in his 34 mins of playing time and had 6 dimes for the matchup.
Philadelphia has a win-loss record of 18-12 so far this season. The 76ers are responsible for committing 20.5 fouls every game while shooting 81.7% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 24.2 times per game (19th in the league) and they are giving up possession 14.7 times per game. Philadelphia has tallied 3,337 points so far this season (111.2 per game) and they pull in 40.7 rebounds per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the 76ers are shooting 47.3% from the floor, which ranks 13th in the league.
The 76ers are ranked 2nd in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 107.4. They are forcing 16.2 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 46.0% from the floor (7th in the league). The Philadelphia defense gives up 32.6% on shots from 3-point land (320 of 983) and their opponents are knocking down 77.4% of their foul shots. They have given up 23.8 assists and 43.5 rebounds per contest, which is 7th and 16th in basketball.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia and under the total points
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