NBA Picks: Warriors vs. 76ers

Monday, November 4, 2013 1:00 PM UTC

Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 1:00 PM UTC

The Philadelphia 76ers play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Will the 76ers be able to remain undefeated and keep cashing out?
<p>The Philadelphia 76ers are unbeaten in their first three contests, cashing as underdogs each time out with a stellar 110 PPG. Brett Brown’s club finds itself looking for another upset in Monday’s NBA betting matchup with the Golden State Warriors.</p> <p><img style="font-size:1em" class="imgSelectedPicture article-image" alt="Image preview" id="ctl00_head_ArticleAdministrator_picturePreview_imgSelectedPicture" src="" /><b>76ers edge Bulls at home</b></p> <p>Philadelphia’s latest victory came in <a href="/nba-basketball/free-picks/nba-picks-76ers-vs-bulls-nba-betting-preview-a-34627/" title="Check out SBRs NBA Pick for this Game" target="_blank">Saturday’s 107-104 win as a nine-point home dog over the Chicago Bulls</a>. The 76ers trailed by as many as 20 points, drilling 11-of-22 buckets from three-point land.</p> <p>76ers mates Michael Carter-Williams and Spencer Hawes both notched a double-double, uniting for 44 points. Carter-Williams came away with 10 assists, with Hawes logging 11 rebounds and three blocks.</p> <p>Philadelphia prevailed despite Chicago’s 17-for-19 night at the foul line, while allowing 45.2 percent field shooting. The battle’s combined 211 points jumped above the ‘total’ of 194 ½, lifting the OVER to 3-0 in the 76ers’ trio of duels.</p> <p><b>Warriors, Curry hold off Kings</b></p> <p>Golden State surged to a 27-point lead on the same night’s card, topping the Sacramento Kings in a 98-87 affair. The Warriors hit 51.3 percent of their floor buckets, while ‘pushing’ the closing line as 11-point home favorites.</p> <p>Warriors guard Stephen Curry piled in 22 points and 12 assists, draining 5-of-8 shots beyond the arc. Golden State’s Klay Thompson and David Lee led their squad’s scoring and rebounding, piling in 27 points and a dozen boards, respectively.</p> <p>The contest plunged beneath the ‘total’ of 207 ½, ending a 2-0 run for the OVER in Golden State’s first pair of games. Warriors center Andrew Bogut recorded a season-high four blocks, while mate Draymond Green came off the bench to grab three of his team’s eight steals.</p> [/]{"component":"oddswidget", "eventId":246831, "sportsbooksIds":[43], "LineTypeId":2, "PeriodTypeId":1}[/] <p><b>Back the 76ers as home dogs</b></p> <p>Golden State opened as a 7 ½-point road favorite, while the ‘total’ was first listed at 210. Early <a href="/nba-basketball/news/" title="More NBA Betting Articles" target="_blank">NBA betting</a> action on Philadelphia and the OVER shifted the numbers a ‘hook’ to seven and 210 ½.</p> <p>I am also backing the 76ers here, taking the points in what shapes up as a back-and-forth battle.</p> <p>Golden State’s sole road contest saw Curry and Co. give up 49.4 percent field shooting in <a href="/nba-basketball/free-picks/nba-picks-warriors-vs-clippers-betting-odds-preview-a-34582/" title="Check out SBRs NBA Pick for this Game" target="_blank">Thursday’s 126-115 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers</a>. The Warriors fell short of cashing as six-point road dogs, while entering Wells Fargo Center with a 0-6 ATS slide through their last six trips.</p> <p>Philadelphia has turned some heads with a surprising start, while still not getting respect from <a href="/betting-odds/nba-basketball/" title="Live NBA Odds" target="_blank">NBA odds</a> makers. The 76ers have connected buckets from their floor at a 51.2 percent clip, with the club’s ATS mark moving to 7-2-1 in its last 10 home dates.</p> <p>Philadelphia’s Evan Turner (23 PPG) and Michael Carter-Williams (20.7 PPG) have ranked in the Eastern Conference’s top seven scorers, while Spencer Hawes has logged a sizable 11.3 RPG. Golden State was held to 100 PPG in its first six road dates last year against Eastern Conference foes, with a 1-2 ATS mark in the span’s three duels as a favorite.</p> <p>For your <a href="/nba-basketball/" title="Free NBA Picks &amp; Odds" target="_blank">NBA pick</a> look for the overvalued Warriors to be handed another losing ticket here, with Philadelphia finding the rims down the stretch to collect.</p> <p><strong>NBA Pick:</strong>  Philadelphia 76ers +7 at Heritage Sports </p>
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