Philadelphia 76ers vs Indiana Pacers Prediction, 5/11/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Bally Sports Indiana
The Indiana Pacers (31-36) play the Philadelphia 76ers (47-21) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday.
The Philadelphia 76ers faced the Detroit Pistons and went home with a win by a final score of 118-104 in their last game. Philadelphia finished the contest with a 48.8% field goal percentage (41 of 84) and knocked down 9 of 30 shots from downtown. At the free throw line, the 76ers knocked down 27 of 31 shots for a rate of 87.1%. With respect to grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 44 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 22 assists in the matchup as well as forcing 16 turnovers and having 11 steals. In reference to defense, Philadelphia allowed their opponent to shoot 48.8% from the field on 41 out of 84 shooting. Detroit doled out 22 dimes and had 5 steals in the game. Furthermore, Detroit grabbed 44 rebounds (10 offensive, 34 defensive) and earned 4 rejections. Detroit walked away from this one shooting 68.8% from the charity stripe by converting 11 of 16 shots. They buried 11 out of their 34 attempts from 3-point land.
Joel Embiid is one player who played a role for this contest. He scored 29 points on 11 out of 13 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 22:51 mins and also totaled 6 rebounds. Embiid finished shooting 84.6% from the field and distributed 1 assist. Someone else that was a determining factor in this matchup for the 76ers was Tyrese Maxey. He collected 5 rebounds in his 35:13 minutes played on the night. He finished the game at 63.6% from the floor for the matchup by shooting 7-of-11 (22 points). Overall, Maxey accounted for 4 assists.
Philadelphia enters this one with a win-loss mark of 47-21 for the season. The 76ers are hitting 37.2% on shots from 3-point land (761 of 2,044) and 76.6% from the free throw line. They average 113.9 points per outing (12th in basketball) while hitting 47.7% from the field. They are giving up possession 14.6 times per contest and as a unit they commit 20.1 fouls every game. As a unit, Philadelphia is snagging 45.5 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 1,593 dimes for the campaign, which is 24th in the NBA in terms of passing. On defense, the 76ers are forcing their opponents into 15.6 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 21.2 fouls. The 76ers defense is giving up a FG percentage of 45.3% (1,058 of 1,439) and they concede 42.8 boards per game as a unit. They currently rank 6th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,596 surrendered this year. They are giving up 36.1% on shots from downtown and they rank 6th in basketball in points per game allowed (108.2).
When they last played, the Indiana Pacers took a loss by a final score of 133-132 against the Washington Wizards. The Pacers were able to corral 41 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards for a total of 49 in this contest. They coughed it up 13 times, while getting 11 steals for the game. The Wizards committed 24 personal fouls in this game which got the Pacers to the charity stripe for 30 tries. They were able to convert 25 of the free throw tries for a rate of 83.3%. With respect to three-point shots, Indiana buried 7 out of 29 attempts (24.1%). At the conclusion of this game, the Pacers shot 50 out of 104 from the field which gave them a rate of 48.1%. The Pacers allowed the Wizards to convert 49 out of their 110 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.5% for this game. They shot 28.1% from beyond the arc by going 9 out of 32 and finished the contest at 26 out of 30 from the free throw line (86.7%). In regard to how they attacked the glass, Indiana permitted Washington to snag 60 in all (15 offensive).
Caris LeVert was important for the Pacers for this game. He converted 12 out of 30 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 40.0%, and tallied 14 rebounds. LeVert totaled 35 points in his 41:00 mins of playing time and accounted for 8 assists in this matchup. One more player that was important for Indiana was Domantas Sabonis. He accumulated 13 assists in 43:26 mins played, and he put in 12 out of 21 from the floor. Sabonis walked away from this one going 57.1% from the field as well as contributing 30 points and 13 rebounds.
Indiana has a record of 31-36 on the campaign. The Pacers are committing 20.2 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 79.2% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 27.1 times per contest (2nd in the league) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.7 times per game. Indiana has accumulated 7,715 pts this year (115.1 per game) and they collect 42.6 boards per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Pacers are shooting 47.4% from the field, which is 11th in basketball. The Pacers on the defensive side of the court are 25th in basketball in points allowed per game with 115.4. They are able to force 15.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.9% from the field (19th in the NBA). The Indiana defense gives up 36.8% on shots from behind the 3-point line (773 of 2,103) and their opponents are converting on 78.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They give up 26.2 dimes and 46.9 rebounds every game, which ranks them 28th and 25th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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