Free NBA Picks Today: Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/7/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers 4/7/23
Fri 7th April 2023

The Atlanta Hawks (41-39, 24-16 Home), one of the NBA’s top scoring teams, play host to the Philadelphia 76ers (52-28, 23-16 Away) on Friday. Philadelphia is playing the second of a back-to-back after getting dominated by the Miami Heat 129-101 at Wells Fargo Center yesterday.

Joel Embiid was a top performer in the losing effort with 21 points. The 76ers are third in the Eastern Conference. Atlanta won their third in a row in dominant fashion on Wednesday at State Farm Arena, beating the Washington Wizards 134-116. Trae Young had 25 points and 16 assists, carrying the team.

The Hawks are eighth in the Eastern Conference.This is the last meeting of the season between the teams. Atlanta will be looking to level the season series after winning only one of the three earlier games.

Philadelphia won the most recent showdown 104-101 at Wells Fargo Center in November 2022. Embiid led the 76ers with 30 points and seven assists. Young had 18 points and 10 assists in defeat.

Embiid is averaging 33.1 points per game, best in the league, to lead the Sixers in scoring this season. Embiid also has grabbed 10.2 rebounds per game, seventh-most in the NBA. Meanwhile, James Harden is dishing 10.7 assists.Young (26.2 ppg) has been the primary provider of the Hawks’ offense.

Young also has tallied 10.0 assists per game, third-most in the NBA. Clint Capela has pulled down 11.1 rebounds per game. The Hawks rank as one of the highest-scoring offenses in the NBA, third-best with 118.3 points per game.

The Hawks have found success in the 76ers’ last 10 trips to State Farm Arena, winning six. Philadelphia has dropped four straight away from home this season. Atlanta has won three in a row at home this season.

Meanwhile, the 76ers are 8-4 when playing two days in a row this season and 5-3 in such games against opponents with at least a day of rest. The Hawks are 11-3 with a rest advantage.

In the last 10 games, Philadelphia is 4-6 with an average margin of -3.6 (109.0-112.6). Atlanta has a 6-4 record over the last 10, scoring 124.9 points per game on average while holding opponents to 120.4 (+4.5 margin). The Hawks are averaging 118.3 ppg for the full season while allowing 117.9.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Tobias Harris: 15.5 | 22.9 | -7.4
Points per game:
Tobias Harris: 8.8 | 14.7 | -5.9
Rebounds per game:
James Harden: 3.6 | 6.1 | -2.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
De’Andre Hunter: 13.0 | 21.1 | -8.1
Points per game:
De’Andre Hunter: 7.0 | 15.4 | -8.4

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Atlanta Hawks -11.5 (-110)

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