Philadelphia 76ers at Cleveland Cavaliers 3/16/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/16/2022 at 9:39 AM ET

Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse will play host to a Wednesday night NBA clash between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 76ers (41-26) have won 22 of their 33 road games and trail Milwaukee by one full game for second place in the East. On Monday, Philadelphia blew a 19-point first half lead during a 114-110 home loss versus Denver. 

All-Star C Joel Embiid led all scorers with 34 points on 11-for-20 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds. James Harden added 24 points, 11 assists, and nine rebounds for the 76ers.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are ten games above .500 at home and trail Boston by 1.5 games for fifth place in the East. On Monday, Cleveland limited LA to five points during the overtime period of a 120-111 home victory. The Cavaliers (39-29) knocked down 15-for-30 from the three-point line and outrebounded the Clippers by a 49-43 margin.

Cleveland rookie F Evan Mobley tallied a game-high 30 points on 13-for-22 shooting and pulled down six boards. All-Star G Darius Garland contributed 24 points and 13 assists for the Cavaliers.

Cleveland C Jarrett Allen decided not to have surgery on his injured finger and hopes to be back before the end of the regular season. These two teams rank in the bottom three in tempo, so the under is worth a look. The stronger play is on the 76ers to cover on the road. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia 76ers win 113-102.

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