Warriors host 76ers in basketball action
Philadelphia 76ers vs Golden State Warriors Odds
The Warriors will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the 76ers at Oracle Arena in NBA wagering action.
The Warriors bring a 19-10 record (17-10-2 ATS) to the battle against the 14-15 76ers, who are 14-15 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 18-11 so far and the 76ers go 18-11. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
For bettors going with the Warriors in this one, they were listed earlier as 6.5-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 197 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors - 76ers odds would favor the Warriors if the lines were set according to power ranks. Golden State is rated No. 10 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the 76ers sit at No. 27. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 100-95 win for the Warriors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 9-ranked offense (101.5 PPG) against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 9 at 96 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 45.4% from the field per game, more than the 76ers have managed so far this season (44% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the 76ers own the league's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 94.7 points per game when playing on the road. Golden State, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 99-89 winner as they battled the Grizzlies on the road. The 76ers covered in the match as an 8.5-point underdog, while 188 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Dorell Wright went off for 28 points and added 6 rebounds leading Philadelphia over Memphis, 99-89, on Wednesday at FedExForum.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 94-83 winner as they battled the Jazz on the road. The Warriors covered in the match as a 4-point underdog, while 177 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State got 23 points from Stephen Curry en route to a 94-83 victory over Utah on Wednesday at EnergySolutions Arena.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Utah are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few 76ers at Warriors trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games at home
Golden State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Golden State is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Philadelphia at Portland, Saturday, December 29
Golden State home to Boston, Saturday, December 29