Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/7/2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 1.5 point favorites.
The 76ers have a record of 6-5. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -1.3 as they average 111.6 points per game while giving up 112.9 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 7-4 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They average 106.6 points per game and surrender 102.3, good for a point differential of 4.4.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 5-5-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/20/18 PG Jerryd Bayless Knee is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 62%. Joel Embiid averages 28.4 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 12.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Victor Oladipo averages 23.0 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Bojan Bogdanovic averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 111.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 25.8 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 16.1 per game. The 76ers allow 112.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 24th in the league with 106.6 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 4.4. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 28th in the league in rebounding with 40.9 boards per game, and 21st in assists per contest with 22.5. The Pacers are 22nd in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Pacers surrender 102.3 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 22.3 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 42.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game.
The 76ers are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 9th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 104.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 22nd. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 26th in the NBA.
Indiana is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league. The Pacers are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 29th in the league with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 6th. As a team they are 11th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -1.5
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