Saturday, April 2, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 205.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 39-36 and a road record of 16-21. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 101.6 points per game while giving up 100.5 per contest. Indiana is 6-8 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 24-21. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The 76ers have an overall record of 9-66 and a home record of 6-31. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 97 points per game and surrendering 107.5, good for a point differential of -10.5. Philadelphia has a division record of 2-12 and a conference record of 3-43. In their last 10 games they are 0-10.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 23.4 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. George Hill averages 12.1 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Isaiah Canaan averages 10.8 points per game while playing 25.4 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 2.2 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Nerlens Noel averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Indiana averages 101.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 14.8 per game. The Pacers allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 3rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 20.7 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 97 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 50 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 29th with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allow 107.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.7 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Pacers average 101.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 98 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.3 per contest. The Pacers have an offensive rating of 103.9 and a defensive rating of 102.9. In terms of pace they average 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The 76ers score 97.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 98.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -10.5 points per game. The 76ers rating on offense is 98.4 and they have a defensive rating of 109. They get 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 15.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 37-38-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 33-42-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 34-40-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 38-36-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
04/01/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Wrist injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
03/29/16 F Jerami Grant Knee expected to miss Friday vs. Charlotte
03/29/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee expected to miss Friday vs. Charlotte
03/28/16 F Richaun Holmes Achilles out indefinitely
03/11/16 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana
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