Monday, April 10, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, April 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 6.5 point favorites.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 40-40. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.6 as they are averaging 104.9 points per game while giving up 105.5 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 28-52. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 102.2 points per game and surrendering 107.9, good for a point differential of -5.7.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 37-43-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 40-40-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 48-32-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 40-39-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
03/24/17 G Glenn Robinson III Calf out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
04/08/17 PG Sergio Rodriguez Hamstring out for season
03/31/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee out for season
03/31/17 F Robert Covington Knee out for season
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Paul George averages 23.5 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
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Dario Saric averages 12.9 points per game while playing 26.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Gerald Henderson averages 9.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 104.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.56 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 42 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Pacers allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.2 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.71 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 43 rebounds per game and 23.9 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 1st with 16.7 per game. The 76ers allow 107.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The 76ers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 108.3 and a defensive rating of 108.9. In terms of pace they average 96 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 12.8 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 76ers rating on offense is 102.8 and they have a defensive rating of 108.6. They get 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 14.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +6.5
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