Monday, March 21, 2016
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, March 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 209.
The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 9-60 and a road record of 3-31. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.5 as they are averaging 97.1 points per game while giving up 107.6 per contest. Philadelphia is 2-11 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 3-40. They are 1-9 in their last 10 games. The Pacers have an overall record of 36-33 and a home record of 20-13. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.9 points per game and surrendering 100.7, good for a point differential of 1.2. Indiana has a division record of 6-7 and a conference record of 23-18. In their last 10 games they are 5-5.
Isaiah Canaan comes into this contest averaging 10.8 points per game while playing 25.2 minutes per night so far this season for the 76ers. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Nerlens Noel averages 11.3 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Paul George averages 23.6 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. George Hill averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Philadelphia averages 97.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 28th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 50.1 rebounds per game and 21 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 30th with 17.1 per game. The 76ers allow 107.6 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 categories. Opponents average 55.3 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Indiana averages 101.9 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 20th with 14.8 per game. The Pacers allow 100.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Pacers force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The 76ers average 96.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 101.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -10.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12 per contest. The 76ers have an offensive rating of 98.4 and a defensive rating of 109.1. In terms of pace they average 98 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pacers score 102.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 102.7 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.4 points per game. The Pacers rating on offense is 104.1 and they have a defensive rating of 102.9. They get 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 31-37-1 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-31-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 35-34-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 32-37-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
03/19/16 F Richaun Holmes Achilles doubtful Sunday vs. Boston
03/19/16 F Robert Covington Concussion expected to miss Sunday vs. Boston
03/11/16 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
Indiana Pacers Injuries
03/20/16 G Ty Lawson Foot "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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