Planning on watching today’s Pacers and 76ers game? Catch the action at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, as the 76ers hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on NBCS. The over/under for this game is set at 239.5 points, and the 76ers are the home favorites against the Pacers in a Eastern conference matchup.
INDIANA PACERS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Pacers +6.5
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 6:00 ET on Sunday, November 12th.
WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-111 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will the Pacers Exceed Expectations on the Road?
Facing the 76ers today, the Pacers look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 6-3. The team currently sits 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 1st place in the Central division.
Indiana has an overall ATS record of 6-3 for the season so far. The Pacers are currently on a two game ATS win streak when they are the favorite, and they hold a 2-1 record against the spread as underdogs.
In their latest game, the Pacers offense put up 126 points against the Bucks. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.8% and made 20 threes. Offensively, the Pacers have a season long field goal percentage of 49%, which is 2nd in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 2nd in percentage and 2nd in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Pacers’ defense is giving up an average of 121.6 points per contest.
Indiana’s defense is currently forcing 12.6 turnovers per game, which is 5th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 12th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.6 rejections per game.
Do the 76ers Stand a Chance at Home?
Coming into today’s matchup, the 76ers is focused on adding to their seven game winning streak, with an overall record of 7-1. During their eight games, the 76ers have gone 5-1 against teams in the Eastern Conference and 2-0 in non-conference matchups.
Philadelphia has an overall ATS record of 7-1 for the season so far. In their five most recent home games, Philadelphia has covered the spread and they are 5-0 ATS at home compared to 2-1 on the road.
The 76ers offense is coming off a game in which they scored 114 points vs. the Pistons. Overall their field goal percentage was 42.2% while connecting on 9 threes. Offensively, the 76ers have a season long field goal percentage of 48%, which is 9th in the league In terms of three-pointers, they are 15th in percentage and 24th in three-pointers made.
Coming into the game, the 76ers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 25.0% of their games. Currently, they are 7th in the NBA at 107.4 points per game allowed.
For the season, Philadelphia is ranked 13th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 23.8 free-throws per game vs. the 76ers and have an overall field goal percentage of 44.2%.