76ers vs. Warriors - 1/30/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Golden State Warriors (42-4) at Philadelphia 76ers (7-40)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +16.5 -- Over/Under: 217.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, CSN
The Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia 76ers meet Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Golden State Warriors hope to build on their historic and insane 42-4 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 115.1 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.9 points and 6.6 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 20.9 points and 3.9 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.2 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.6 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have lost six road games since April. Festus Ezeli and James Michael McAdoo are questionable.
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The Philadelphia 76ers need a victory after losing six of their last nine games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 94.7 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Ish Smith is averaging 15.9 points and 8.1 assists while Robert Covington is averaging 11.4 points and 5.6 rebounds. Nerlens Noel is grabbing 8.3 rebounds and Jerami Grant is dishing 1.4 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.6 percent from the free throw line. The 76ers are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Philadelphia 76ers have lost five of their last seven home games. Isaiah Canaan, Jahlil Okafor and Jakarr Sampson are questionable.
The Warriors are 18-7-1 ATS in their last 26 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Warriors are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Philadelphia.
I'm worried about the Warriors not being up for this game but in terms of talent, this is probably the biggest mismatch in the NBA. I have no choice but to take Golden State in a blowout.