76ers vs Pacers 1/13/2020 NBA Prediction, Pick, Tips
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Monday, January 13, 2020
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Fox Sports Indiana
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -2
Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers (24-15, 2nd in the Central Division) play the Philadelphia 76ers (25-15, 3rd in the Atlantic Division) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday, January 13, 2020. The odds on this game have Indiana as 2 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 222.
The 76ers cover the spread 44.4% of the time, having gone 16-20-4 ATS. Indiana covers the spread 55.3% of the time, going 21-17-1 against the spread.
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
01/09/20 PF Joel Embiid Finger is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
10/19/19 SG Victor Oladipo Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 SG Malcolm Brogdon Strep Throat is questionable Monday vs Philadelphia
01/11/20 PF Domantas Sabonis Knee is questionable Monday vs Philadelphia
Tobias Harris comes into this game averaging 19.4 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 81%. Ben Simmons averages 14.9 points per contest in 35.5 minutes per game. He averages 8.5 assists per game and 7.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Domantas Sabonis scores 18.0 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 13.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. T.J. Warren averages 17.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 109.3 points per contest, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 46.0 boards per contest and 26.5 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 16th with 14.9 per game. The 76ers allow 105.8 points per contest, which is 7th in the NBA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 18th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.0 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they allow 21.8 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 17th in the NBA with 109.6 points per contest this season. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.05. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 43.4 boards per contest and 5th in assists per game with 25.9. The Pacers are 30th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Pacers give up 106.5 points per game, which ranks them 8th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 10th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Pacers are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The 76ers are 16th in the league in defensive rating with 106.1, and their offensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 6th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 10th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA.
Indiana is 27th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 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 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.5, and their defensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -2
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