Indiana Pacers vs Philadelphia 76ers Expert NBA Picks 11/30/2019
Game: Indiana Pacers vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBA TV
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia -1
Tobias Harris and the Philadelphia 76ers (12-6, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) host the Indiana Pacers (11-6, 2nd in the Central Division) at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Philadelphia opens this game as 1 point favorites. The O/U opens at 222.
The Pacers are covering the spread 56.2% of the time, having gone 9-7-1 ATS. Philadelphia is covering 47.1% of the time, going 8-9-1 against the spread.
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/27/2019 JaKarr Sampson SF Back Game Time Decision
11/27/2019 Edmond Sumner PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Dec 2
11/27/2019 Naz Mitrou-Long SG Illness Game Time Decision
11/23/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 5
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/28/2019 Kyle O'Quinn C Calf Expected to be out until at least Nov 30
11/28/2019 Al Horford C Rest Expected to be out until at least Nov 30
11/27/2019 Shake Milton SG Illness Game Time Decision
11/27/2019 Marial Shayok SG Quadriceps Game Time Decision
11/27/2019 Josh Richardson SG Hamstring Game Time Decision
Malcolm Brogdon comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 8.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 96%. Domantas Sabonis averages 18.9 points per contest in 34.0 minutes per game. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 13.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Tobias Harris scores 17.8 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Joel Embiid averages 21.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 12.1 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 109.5 points per contest, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 5th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 46.1 boards per contest and 25.3 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 26th with 13.8 per game. The Pacers allow 103.8 points per contest, which is 4th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 16th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.1 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 22.5 assists per game which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia is 18th in the NBA with 108.7 points per contest this season. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.67. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 18th in the league. They are 6th in the NBA in rebounding with 47.2 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 26.4. The 76ers are 5th in turnovers per contest with 16.7. The 76ers give up 104.1 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 16th and 14th in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 20.2 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 39.9 boards surrendered per contest. The 76ers are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year.
The Pacers are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.6, and their defensive rating of 103.9 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league. Indiana is 24th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 23rd in the league.
Philadelphia is 5th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 17th in the league. The 76ers are 15th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 103.2 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 23rd in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/76ers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -1
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