Golden State Warriors vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The Warriors will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the 76ers in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday in NBA action.
Philadelphia battles the Warriors, currently with a 33-26 mark (30-27-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 28-28 for the 76ers and 36-22-1 for the Warriors. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Bettors looking to back the visiting Warriors before tip-off in this one found them as 2-point underdogs earlier at , while the total was sitting at 197 at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 23-rated 76ers and the No. 7-rated Warriors in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 97-94 win for the Warriors on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Philadelphia's No. 20-rated squad against Golden State's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Philadelphia rates No. 23 in the league with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 8 with 7.8 per outing.
Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, giving up 104.4 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 94-86 loser as they battled the Celtics on the road. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 180 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Stephen Curry went off for 25 points and added 1 rebound but it wasn't enough as Boston defeated Golden State, 94-86 at TD Garden.
The 76ers were a 93-82 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bulls. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (175) made winners of UNDER bettors. Philadelphia suffered a 93-82 loss against Chicago on Thursday, getting 22 points from Jrue Holiday in a losing effort at United Center.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Warriors at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Golden State's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Golden State's last 10 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Golden State's last 18 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia's last 12 games
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Golden State
Golden State home to Toronto, Monday, March 4
Philadelphia at Washington, Sunday, March 3