Sunday, March 26, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Philadelphia 76ers head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, March 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 9 point favorites.
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The 76ers come into this game with an overall record of 27-45. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -5.2 as they are averaging 102.6 points per game while giving up 107.8 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 36-36. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.3 points per game and surrendering 105.3, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 46-26-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 37-34-1 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 32-40-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 35-37-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
12/15/16 PG Jerryd Bayless Wrist out for season
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
03/25/17 C Jahlil Okafor Knee "?" Sunday vs. Indiana
03/01/17 C Joel Embiid Knee out for season
02/24/17 F Ben Simmons Knee out for season
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
03/24/17 G Glenn Robinson III Calf out indefinitely
Robert Covington comes into this game averaging 12.7 points per contest while playing 31.5 minutes per night so far this year for the 76ers. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jahlil Okafor averages 11.8 points per game in 22.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Philadelphia. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Paul George averages 22.6 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Jeff Teague averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 7.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 102.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 24th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -5.19 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 42.9 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 16.8 per game. The 76ers allow 107.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 104.3 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.06 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Pacers allow 105.3 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 8th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Pacers force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The 76ers have an offensive rating of 103.1 and a defensive rating of 108.3. In terms of pace they average 98.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Philadelphia turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 107.6 and they have a defensive rating of 108.7. They get 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 12.9 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%.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +9
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