Free NBA Picks Today: Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers 3/25/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers 3/25/23
Sat 25th March 2023

The Phoenix Suns (38-35, 23-12 Home) will try to overcome one of the NBA’s top scoring defenses when they play host to the Philadelphia 76ers (49-24, 23-13 Away) on Saturday. Both teams will be playing on back-to-back days. The 76ers are 8-3 without rest, while the Suns are 5-5.

Philadelphia dropped their last game against the Golden State Warriors 120-112 at Chase Center yesterday. Joel Embiid was the key player in the loss with 46 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists.

The 76ers are three games back in the Eastern Conference, currently sitting in third. Phoenix dropped their third in a row yesterday at Golden 1 Center, falling to the Sacramento Kings 135-127. Devin Booker had 32 points and eight rebounds in the loss to lead the team. The Suns are the fourth seed in the Western Conference.

It’s the last meeting of the season between the teams. Philadelphia will be looking for a season sweep against Phoenix after taking the only previous matchup 100-88 at Wells Fargo Center in November 2022. Embiid led the 76ers with 33 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists. Booker had 28 points and seven rebounds in the loss.

The Sixers have been led this season by Embiid, who is averaging 33.4 points per game, best in the NBA. Embiid also has grabbed 10.2 rebounds per game, seventh-most in the NBA.

Meanwhile, James Harden is dishing 10.8 assists. Deandre Ayton and Mikal Bridges have powered the Suns on offense, averaging 18.0 and 17.2 points per game, respectively.

Ayton also has pulled down 10.0 rebounds per game, 10th-most in the league. Chris Paul has distributed 9.1 assists per game. Holding opponents to 110.3 points per game, the 76ers are one of the stingiest scoring defenses in the league (3rd).

The Suns have had success in the 76ers’ last 10 visits to Footprint Center, winning seven. Philadelphia is 8-2 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +12.8 (120.9-108.1).

Phoenix has a 4-6 record over the last 10, scoring 119.6 points per game on average while holding opponents to 119.2 (+0.4 margin). The Suns are averaging 113.5 ppg for the full season while allowing 112.1.


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
De’Anthony Melton: 22.6 | 17.3 | +5.3
Jalen McDaniels: 5.0 | 15.8 | -10.8
Points per game:
Tobias Harris: 19.8 | 15.0 | +4.8
James Harden: 8.0 | 21.4 | -13.4
Rebounds per game:
James Harden: 9.0 | 6.3 | +2.7
Assists per game:
Joel Embiid: 5.6 | 4.2 | +1.4


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Damion Lee: 7.5 | 12.8 | -5.3
Assists per game:
Devin Booker: 3.2 | 5.5 | -2.3

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Phoenix Suns (-125)

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