The NBA’s top scoring team will be 14-point favorites at home in ORACLE Arena, when the Golden State Warriors (9-3) meet the Philadelphia 76ers (6-5). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 230 points and it will air on NBC Sports – Bay Area at 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors ATS Odds
In their last outing, the Warriors had no trouble getting past the Minnesota Timberwolves, 125-101, while the 76ers lost a close one to the Sacramento Kings, 109-108.
Golden State launched 36 three pointers, making 15 of them (41.7 percent). Minnesota, meanwhile, was 5-24 (20.8 percent). Philadelphia, meanwhile, held Sacramento to an offensive rebounding percentage of 15.7 (below the 21.4 mark opponents have averaged against Philadelphia this season). Stephen Curry had a good outing for Golden State with 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Philadelphia rallied around Joel Embiid, who had 22 points and 15 rebounds.
This showdown pits one of the NBA’s top offenses against one of its elite defenses as Golden State ranks first in effective field goal percentage (0.596) and Philadelphia is third in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.488).
Games involving the 76ers have a tendency to go over the projected point total (63.6 percent). Philadelphia comes into the contest with records of 6-5 straight up (SU) and 8-3 against the spread (ATS).
Much like Philadelphia, Warriors games also tend to finish over the O/U total (58.3 percent). Additionally, Golden State owns records of 9-3 SU and 6-6 ATS.
The Warriors dominated this series last year, winning both games. In the most recent contest, Golden State won 106-104. Golden State did a terrific job of getting to and converting from the free throw line (28-35; 80.0 percent). Philadelphia, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (30.2 vs. 25.0). This is the first time these teams will clash this year.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Golden State Warriors ATS Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Warriors, ATS Winner – Warriors, O/U – Over
The 76ers rank first in rebounds per game (48.5) while the Warriors rank 12th (45.0).
Golden State averages 33.7 three pointers per game, which ranks second in the NBA. Philadelphia ranks 25th in three pointers allowed per game (33.5).
The Warriors rank third in points off turnovers per game (20.4) while the 76ers rank 22nd (15.4).
Philadelphia averages 13.5 second chance points per game, which ranks ninth in the league. Golden State ranks 27th in second chance points allowed per game (14.3).
Philadelphia ranks 13th in steals per game (8.3) while Golden State ranks 24th in steals allowed per game (9.4).
The Warriors rank first in fast break points per game (27.3) while the 76ers rank 21st (8.1).
The 76ers average 25.9 assists per game, which ranks second in the NBA. The Warriors rank 19th in assists allowed per game (23.6).
Philadelphia ranks 19th in points in the paint per game (42.5) while Golden State ranks 20th in points allowed in the paint per game (46.5).
Golden State averages 8.8 blocks per game, which ranks first in the league. Philadelphia ranks 20th in blocks allowed per game (6.0).
Philadelphia and Golden State are both 2-0 when they hold opponents under 100 points.
The Warriors are 8-3 when they score more than 100 points, while the 76ers are 5-3.
Golden State is 2-4 ATS at home, while Philadelphia is 5-2 ATS on the road.
The 76ers have 5 overs and 2 unders in 7 road games.
The Warriors have 3 overs and 3 unders in 6 home games.
The Warriors are 5-0 ATS over their last five games, while the 76ers are 4-1.
In their last five games, Golden State has 3 unders and 2 overs, while Philadelphia has 4 overs and 1 under.
The Warriors’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 21.6, up from 11.3 for the season.
During their last five games, the 76ers have scored an average of 113.4 points per game (6.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 106.4 points per game (1.1 below their season average).
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