Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions
The Los Angeles Clippers are set to play their 47th match of the 2020 NBA season against Philadelphia 76ers on 28th February at the Staples Center.
The Philadelphia based club who didn’t have the best of the 2019 seasons are off to a 32-13 start, looking to capitalize on the gained winning momentum. On the other hand, the Clippers are riding high on confidence after winning their last four games.
Even though the Clippers are heavily favored in the odds and predictions, the 76ers tend to spring a surprise on their day.
Philadelphia 76ers are leaders of Eastern Conference points table while Clippers are at 3rd position in Western Conference table. Both the teams are on 4 games winning streak, however, FiveFortyThree predicts a win for the Clippers. The latest Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions will be updated on game day.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch
Terance Mann who is the shooting guard in the side with an efficiency rating of 12.21 and an average of 2.7 rebounds in every outing so far. But he needs to basket more in the coming games.
Reggie Jackson was the star of the last game as he notched up 28 points and 4 assists in 39 minutes against Spurs.
Ivica Zubac who has played at the Center position has averaged 8.6 points per game in addition to 7 dribbles on an average.
The return of Paul George has been a huge positive for the side with the shooting guard pitching in with 24 points apart from his 3-point conversion of 43.1%.
Ben Simmons who is the point guard in the side has a high rating and average of 16.1 points in every outing so far. He was involved in 12 assists in addition to 9 points against Lakers.
Seth Curry is an important shooting guard with a field goal success of 46.2% and a 3-pointer conversion of 43.2% so far. He was on the pitch for 27 minutes in his last outing where he made 19 points and 2 assists.
Tobias Harris who usually plays as the power forward has averaged 20.8 points per game along with 7.7 successful rebounds.
Danny Green who plays as the center and power forward has a field goal percentage of 40.3 and a free throw percentage of 65. He was the prime contributor in the last outing.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
Los Angeles Clippers are looking like one of the sides to beat in the Western conference after a glorious run in this edition. Their campaign was off to a winning start that enabled them play attacking basketball in the games following that.
Looking at this month’s campaign so far, the side has managed to achieve victories against Spurs, Hawks, Hornets and Mavericks while they suffered defeats against Wizards, Bucks and Grizzlies that has prevented them to occupy the top spot in the table. They are currently sitting in 3rd spot with 30 triumphs and 16 losses.
The Philadelphia 76ers are looking in imperious form and haven’t planted a foot wrong so far that has helped them dominate the Eastern conference. They were off to a fiery start with back-to-back triumphs in the initial games. In the process, they managed to defeat quality sides like Raptors, Knicks, Magic and Wizards.
This also meant that they emerged as the strongest force in the Eastern conference, with an impeccable record so far. They are currently in the midst of a 3-match winning streak that also involves a win record of 9 games in the last 10 outings.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head
Regular season (132 games): 76ers – 73 wins, Clippers – 59 wins.
Playoffs (3 games): 76ers – 1 win, Clippers – 2 wins.
Previous meeting: Clippers won 136-130 on 1st March 2020 in a regular season fixture.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
The Philadelphia 76ers have done a tidy job so far with the Los Angeles Clippers looking to go up in the table. This is quite reflective in the outright predictions provided by platforms like Oddschecker and SMarkets who have placed the Clippers as the 3rd favorites while the 76ers are the 6th favorites to win the title.
According to FiveThirtyEight, the Clippers have a huge chance of 70% to secure a win with the visiting team requiring something extraordinary to stand a chance.