Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, 11/2/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Washington Wizards vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Washington Wizards are en route to Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday where they will try to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Wizards faced off with the 76ers and went home with a loss by a final score of 118-111 in their last contest. In the matter of fouls, the Wizards walked away with 18 and the 76ers recorded 20 fouls. They converted 12 out of their 30 tries from long range. Philadelphia went 70.0% from the charity stripe by burying 14 of their 20 shots. On top of that, Philadelphia had 37 boards (4 offensive, 33 defensive) and had 4 blocks. Philadelphia distributed 26 assists and had 14 steals in the matchup. Regarding the defense, Washington let their opponent shoot 55.4% from the floor on 46 of 83 shooting. They also recorded 22 assists in this contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 13 turnovers and having 8 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 41 with 9 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Wizards converted 25 of 26 attempts for a rate of 96.2%. Washington finished with a 46.9% field goal percentage (38 out of 81) and made 10 out of their 25 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Kristaps Porzingis is one player who was a contributor in this contest. Porzingis shot 58.8% from the floor and recorded 3 dimes. He played 35 minutes played and also collected 9 rebounds. He notched 32 points on 10 of 17 shooting.
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Washington will play this game with a record of 3-4 this season. They cough up possession 15.0 times per game and as a squad they are committing 21.0 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Washington is pulling in 43.4 rebounds per contest and has 167 assists for the campaign, which ranks 15th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Wizards are shooting 35.1% from downtown (72 of 205) and 81.5% from the free throw line. They are averaging 109.3 pts per game (25th in basketball) while hitting 47.1% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Wizards are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per game while drawing 19.3 personal fouls. They are 11th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 156 surrendered for the season. The Wizards are giving up a field goal percentage of 45.1% (272 of 603) and they surrender 42.0 boards per contest as a unit. They relinquish 38.6% from beyond the arc and they are 14th in basketball in points per game allowed (111.4).
The last time they took the court, the 76ers got the victory with a final of 118-111 when they played the Wizards. The 76ers were able to collect 33 defensive boards and 4 offensive boards totaling 37 in this matchup. They turned it over 13 times, while getting 14 steals for the game. The Wizards were called for 18 personal fouls in the matchup which took the 76ers to the free throw line for a total of 20 attempts. They were able to knock down 14 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 70.0%. With regard to shots from beyond the arc, Philadelphia buried 12 out of their 30 attempts (40.0%). Overall, the 76ers finished the game shooting 46 for 83 from the field which had them sitting at 55.4%. The 76ers allowed the Wizards to make 38 of 81 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 46.9% in this game. They finished 40.0% from three-point range by going 10 of 25 and ended up going 25 of 26 at the free throw line (96.2%). Regarding rebounding, Philadelphia allowed Washington to snag 41 overall (9 offensive).
James Harden ended up being a major contributor for the 76ers in this contest. He buried 8 out of 17 for this game for a rate of 47.1%, and had 7 rebounds. Harden tallied 23 points in his 38 minutes on the court and had 17 dimes in this matchup.
Philadelphia has a mark of 4-4 so far this year. As an offense, the 76ers are connecting on 49.1% from the field, which has them ranked 2nd in basketball. Philadelphia has scored 883 pts this year (110.4 per game) and they snag 38.4 boards per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 24.0 times per contest (17th in the NBA) and they are turning it over 13.1 times per contest. The 76ers have committed 18.5 fouls per game and they hit 80.5% from the free throw line.
The 76ers on the defensive side of the court are 6th in the league in PPG given up with 108.1. They are able to force 14.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.4% from the floor (16th in basketball). The Philadelphia defense surrenders 34.0% on 3-point attempts (99 of 291) and their opposition makes 79.8% of their shots from the charity stripe. They concede 24.8 dimes and 42.4 total boards per game, which ranks 14th and 10th in basketball.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia and under the total points
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