Indiana Pacers at Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Tips 3/10/2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 5.5 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 42-24. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 4.6 as they average 108.5 points per contest while giving up 103.9 per game. The 76ers have an overall record of 41-25 this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They average 115.0 points per game and surrender 112.0, good for a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 33-32-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 28-38-0 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 31-35-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 31-34-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
03/08/19 F Domantas Sabonis Ankle is questionable Sunday vs Philadelphia
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
02/20/19 F Joel Embiid Knee is out indefinitely
Darren Collison comes into this contest averaging 11.0 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 85%. Myles Turner averages 13.2 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Jimmy Butler averages 19.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Ben Simmons averages 17.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 7.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 108.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the league. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 26.1 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 13.8 per game. The Pacers allow 103.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.3 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 5th in the league with 115.0 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 4th in the league in rebounding with 47.1 boards per game, and 3rd in assists per contest with 27.2. The 76ers are 4th in turnovers per game with 15.5. The 76ers surrender 112.0 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 23.3 assists allowed per contest and 6th with 43.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The 76ers are 6th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Pacers are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.4, and their defensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 7th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league. Indiana is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league.
Philadelphia is 4th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 28th in the NBA. The 76ers are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 109.3, and their offensive rating of 112.2 is ranked 12th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 6th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia -5.5
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