Philadelphia
76ers
Stadium Wells Fargo Center
51-31 Overall | EASTERN 3rd
TEAM STATSPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Atlantic Division115.2112.5
Schedule
Postseason
Thu  5/2
vs
Toronto
W116-95
Sun  5/5
vs
Toronto
L96-101
Tue  5/7
@
Toronto
L89-125
Thu  5/9
vs
Toronto
W112-101
Sun  5/12
@
Toronto
L90-92
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PLAYOFF FORECAST

Philadelphia was projected to be a 55 win team if they were able to bring back their roster from last season. Without Redick and Jimmy Butler they slip to a 50 win team. By getting Al Horford they move back up to a 54.5 win team. Not as good as they could have been but a lot better than they were for a few minutes. They have a 75.3% chance of getting past the first round of the playoffs. They have a 43.1% chance of getting past round 2. Their chances of then winning the East is 22%. They have 11.2% chance of winning the championship.

REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Their 51 regular season wins exceeded expectations. It was +1.5 above what oddsmakers' money line projected. The season went better than expected. They exceeded expectations at home. They went 20-21 on the road and were expected to win 20.7. Their 75.6% home win percentage was better than expected (70.1%).

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STATISTICAL STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES

SHOOTING (STRENGTH): This is an above average shooting team with a true FG% of 57.2% (#6 in League). The team shooting has declined to 54.1% in their last 7 games. They average 115.2 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 114.7. On the road they average 112.1 (113.1 expected), and at home 118.2 ppg (116.4 expected).

DEFENSE (STRENGTH): They are an above average defensive team holding opponents to 54.8 true FG% (#6 in League). They allow 112.5 pts per game vs an expected value of 111.4. They are allowing 114.8 (113 expected) on the road, and at home 110.2 ppg (109.8 expected).

REBOUNDING (STRENGTH): They significantly outrebound opponents by an average of +4.8 per game (#2 in league).

TURNOVERS (WEAKNESS): Their average turnover margin is -2.4 per game (#30 in league).

TEAM STATS AND AGAINST THE SPREAD GAMELOG

Below is a recap of all 82 regular games. Anyone who backed the 76ers in all of their games would be down -91 units. Against the spread, they have lost -1040 units risking 110 to win 100 (38-44 ATS).

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
43 Bolden, Jonah PF6-1022001/02/19961UCLA
21 Embiid, Joel C7-025003/16/19945Kansas
11 Ennis III, James SF6-721007/01/19905Oxnard; Ventura Coll. CA (J.C.
33 Harris, Tobias SF6-923507/15/19928Tennessee
--- Horford, Al C6-1024506/03/198612Florida
18 Milton, Shake SG6-620709/26/19961Southern Methodist
--- Neto, Raul 6-117905/19/19924No College
9 O'Quinn, Kyle C6-1025003/26/19907Norfolk State
--- Pelle, Norvel SF6-1121602/03/19930No College
--- Richardson, Josh SG6-620009/15/19934Tennessee
1 Scott, Mike PF6-823707/16/19887Virginia
--- Shayok, Marial SG6-519607/26/19950Virginia; Iowa State
25 Simmons, Ben PG6-1023007/20/19963Louisiana State
8 Smith, Zhaire SG6-419906/09/19991Texas Tech
--- Thybulle, Matisse SG6-520003/04/19970Washington