Philadelphia 76ers versus Golden St Warriors Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 3-2-2013

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The 33-26 Golden St Warriors will travel on a back to back when they face a rested 22-34 Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA pro basketball game on Saturday night. Tip off time from Philadelphia is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.

The NBA odds from this game has the home team Philadelphia 76ers favored by -1 points with an over under line of 196 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the odds came out a few hours ago for this NBA game.

The teams met back on December 28th where the Warriors post the 96-89 home win against the 76ers as a -6 point betting favorite. The game landed under 199 ½ points.

Golden St will be playing their fourth game in five nights in four different cities. The Warriors have a road record of 15-19 on the year. They lose their third straight all on this road trip following a 94-86 defeat to the Boston Celtics on Friday night as a +4 point underdog. The game land under 197 points. The Warriors fell behind 31-20 after one quarter. They shot just 34% from the floor and made 5 of 23 three pointers. Golden St allowed Boston to connect on 48% from the floor. Golden St fails to take advantage of 17 Celtics turnovers and pulling ten more rebounds than Boston. Stephen Curry had an inefficient 25 points as he makes 6 of 22 from the field. The Warriors are the top three point shooting team in the league by hitting on 39.4% from beyond the arc. But when you are on long east coast road trips is can be hard to make them at that clip. In recent games the Warriors have struggled at the defensive level. They have fallen to 25th in scoring defense by surrendering 101.5 points a game.

The 76ers are 16-15 on their home court. The team loses their seventh straight following a 93-82 road defeat on Thursday night to the Chicago Bulls as a +7 point underdog. The game ended under 178 points. The 76ers shot just 38.8% from the floor in defeat and connected on 4 of 11 from three. They allowed 38.6% shooting to the Bulls and lose because they allowed Chicago to grab six more rebounds. Jrue Holiday had 22 points and three assists on 10 of 19 shooting for the 76ers. Philadelphia continues their struggles on the offensive side of the basket. They have fallen to 30th and last in the NBA in scoring offense with just 91.8 points per game. Prior to the 82 they tallied up against Chicago the 76ers could only score 84 points in a loss on Tuesday night at home to a bad Orlando Magic team.