Free NBA Picks Today: Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers 12/23/22

Free NBA Picks Today: Philadelphia 76ers vs Los Angeles Clippers 12/23/22
Fri 23rd December 2022

The Philadelphia 76ers (18-12, 13-5 Home) play host to the Los Angeles Clippers (19-14, 8-7 Away) Friday in a game that may see lower point totals. Los Angeles outplayed the Charlotte Hornets 126-105 at Arena on Wednesday. Paul George was the top scorer with 22 points.

Nicolas Batum added 21 points and seven rebounds. The Clippers are fifth in the Western Conference. Philadelphia won their sixth in a row in dominant fashion on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center, beating the Detroit Pistons 113-93. Joel Embiid had 22 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, and four blocks, carrying the team. The 76ers are fifth in the Eastern Conference.

The teams are meeting for the first time this season. Los Angeles and Philadelphia split their matchups last season, taking one apiece. The 76ers triumphed in the last meeting 122-97 at Arena on March 25. James Harden led the 76ers with 29 points, 15 rebounds, and seven assists.

Amir Coffey had 21 points in the loss.

Marcus Morris Sr. (13.5 ppg), Reggie Jackson (12.3), and John Wall (11.9) are leading the Clips in scoring this season. Wall also has dished 5.5 assists per game. Meanwhile, Ivica Zubac is grabbing 10.7 rebounds per game. Embiid has been the primary provider for the Sixers on offense, averaging 32.5 points per game.

He has the No. 1 scoring average in the NBA. Embiid has also tallied 9.9 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game. The 76ers and the Clippers rank as two of the strongest defenses in the league, second and fourth in defensive efficiency, respectively.

The teams have split their last 10 games at Wells Fargo Center (5-5). Philadelphia is seeking a ninth straight home win this season.In the last 10 games, Los Angeles is 6-4 with an average margin of +1.7 (108.5-106.8). Philadelphia has a 7-3 record over the last 10, scoring 114.3 points per game on average while holding opponents to 110.1 (+4.2 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Kawhi Leonard: 34.0 | 22.9 | +11.1
Ivica Zubac: 10.3 | 21.7 | -11.3
Points per game:
Kawhi Leonard: 22.8 | 14.2 | +8.6
Reggie Jackson: 9.0 | 12.3 | -3.3
Rebounds per game:
Kawhi Leonard: 8.3 | 5.7 | +2.6
Ivica Zubac: 6.3 | 10.7 | -4.4
Assists per game:
Paul George: 7.3 | 5.0 | +2.3

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Philadelphia 76ers (-130)

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