Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction, 1/17/2023 Preview and Pick
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Location: Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
Crypto.com Arena is where the Los Angeles Clippers will take on the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday.
The 76ers took the court against the Lakers and walked away with a win by a score of 113-112 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the 76ers walked away with 16 and the Lakers finished the game with 19 fouls. They also made 6 out of their 20 tries from 3-point range. Los Angeles ended up going 76.9% from the free throw line by converting 10 of 13 attempts. In addition, Los Angeles collected 38 rebounds (4 offensive, 34 defensive) and got 7 blocks. Los Angeles distributed 28 dimes and had 4 steals for the matchup. When talking about defense, Philadelphia let their opponent shoot 55.2% from the field on 48 out of 87 shooting. They also distributed 29 assists for this game as well as forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and having 3 steals. With respect to getting rebounds, they earned 38 with 5 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the charity stripe, the 76ers knocked down 15 of 19 shots for a rate of 78.9%. Philadelphia ended the game with a 50.6% field goal percentage (43 of 85) and converted 12 of their 34 shots from downtown.
Joel Embiid is someone who played a role for the game. Embiid finished the game shooting 57.1% from the floor and also distributed 4 assists. He played 36 mins played and totaled 11 rebounds. He scored 35 points on 12 out of 21 shooting.
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Philadelphia enters this game with a mark of 27-16 for the year. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.0 times per contest and as a group are committing 20.6 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Philadelphia is pulling in 40.7 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,077 dimes this year, which ranks 13th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The 76ers are connecting on 37.9% from downtown (549 of 1,448) and 82.5% from the free throw line. They have an average of 113.8 points per game (16th in the league) while going 47.9% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the 76ers are able to force 15.4 turnovers every game while drawing 19.8 fouls. They are relinquishing 34.3% on shots from distance and they are 4th in the NBA in points per game allowed (110.2). The 76ers defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 46.8% (1,727 of 3,687) and they surrender 42.8 rebounds per game as a team. They are ranked 7th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 1,035 surrendered this year.
For their last game, the Clippers got the victory with a final of 121-100 when they faced the Rockets. When it comes to cleaning the glass, Los Angeles allowed Houston to snag 39 overall (10 offensive). They finished the game shooting 22.6% from beyond the arc by shooting 7 out of 31 and finished the contest at 17 of 23 at the charity stripe (73.9%). The Clippers permitted the Rockets to convert 38 out of their 84 attempts from the field which had them at 45.2% in this contest. In all, the Clippers ended up going 46 for 88 from the field which had them shooting 52.3%. In regard to three-point shots, Los Angeles made 14 out of their 32 attempts (43.8%). They were able to make 15 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 71.4%. The Rockets had 17 fouls for this game which got the Clippers to the free throw line for 21 shots. They also turned it over 15 times, while earning 13 steals in this matchup. The Clippers collected 33 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 44 in the game.
Terance Mann pitched in for the Clippers in this game. Mann tallied 31 points in his 41 mins of playing time and had 4 dimes for the game. He buried 12 of 16 in this matchup giving him a rate of 75.0%, and had 6 rebounds.
Los Angeles has a win-loss record of 23-22 on the season. As an offensive team, the Clippers are shooting 46.2% from the floor, which has them ranked 22nd in basketball. Los Angeles has accounted for 4,921 points this year (109.4 per contest) and they grab 44.2 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 22.8 times per game (25th in the league) and they are turning it over 15.0 times per game. The Clippers are committing 19.7 personal fouls every game and they connect on 76.2% from the charity stripe.
The Clippers are ranked 3rd in the NBA in PPG allowed with 109.9. They have forced 13.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.2% from the floor (5th in the league). The Los Angeles defense allows 34.0% on shots from distance (520 of 1,528) and their opponents are knocking down 77.2% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 24.1 dimes and 43.6 boards per game, which ranks them 9th and 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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