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Golden State Warriors vs. Philadelphia 76ers

February 7, 2024



Game one of the doubleheader on ESPN on Wednesday will feature the Golden State Warriors traveling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to face the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center with the game scheduled to start at 7:30 PM ET.

The Warriors are three games under .500 with a record of 22-25 and are in 11th place in the Western Conference, however, Golden State has won three of their previous four games including Monday’s 109-98 win on the road against the Brooklyn Nets on Monday. Golden State remains an above-average team offensively as they rank 8th in the NBA in scoring with an average of 118.74 points per game. Stephen Curry has played a pivotal role in the success the Warriors have had offensively as he enters this game leading the team in scoring and assists with an average of 28.1 points and 5 assists per game. However, Golden State has been a below-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 118.4 points per game. The Golden State Warriors will look to build off the momentum following the win on the road against the Nets when they travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Philadelphia 76ers are struggling to win without Joel Embiid in the lineup as they have lost five of their last six games and are on a two-game losing streak without Joel Embiid in the lineup which has dropped their record to 30-19 this season and gives them the 5th best record in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia has been an above-average team defensively as they are allowing an average of 113.39 points per game which is below the league average of 115.58 points per game and have been one of the top-scoring teams in the NBA this season as they enter this game averaging the 7th most points per game with an average of 118.76 points per game. Before being injured, Joel Embiid was leading the NBA in scoring and was leading the team in rebounds and blocks with an average of 35.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, and 1.76 blocks per game, however, Embiid will be out of the lineup until mid-April after having knee surgery. The Philadelphia 76ers will look to end their two-game losing streak when they host the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday evening.

BookMaker has the Golden State Warriors listed as 1.5-point favorites on the road against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday evening. Golden State has won six of the last ten and two of the previous three meetings while covering the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series. The Golden State Warriors are 23-23-1 ATS overall, 13-8 ATS on the road, and 11-17 ATS as a favorite this season while the Philadelphia 76ers are 29-20 ATS overall, 16-9 ATS at home, and 6-7 ATS as an underdog on the year.

Philadelphia enters this game with the better record, however, Golden State has been the better team in the series, winning six of the last ten and two of the previous three contests. The Warriors have covered the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series. The 76ers have lost five of their last six games without Joel Embiid and will be without him again for the matchup against the Warriors. Buy the .5 point and lay the point with the Golden State Warriors when they travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: Golden State Warriors -1