Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 0-6. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -13.7 as they are averaging 91.3 points per game while giving up 105.0 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 3-4. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 108.3 points per game and surrendering 113.0, good for a point differential of -4.7.
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Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 21.4 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Sergio Rodriguez averages 10.2 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.7 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Paul George averages 20.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Myles Turner averages 16.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Philadelphia averages 91.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -13.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 17.3 per game. The 76ers allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Indiana averages 108.3 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 26.3 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 17th with 15.7 per game. The Pacers allow 113 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.7 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Pacers force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 93 and a defensive rating of 106.9. In terms of pace they average 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 106.7 and they have a defensive rating of 111.4. They get 100 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 13.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 5-2-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/22/16 G Jerryd Bayless Wrist out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/01/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -12.5
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