The Pacers and 76ers are set to face off at 7:00 ET on NBCS. The 76ers will host the game at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. This Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 240.5 points, and the 76ers are favored to win at home vs. the Pacers.
INDIANA PACERS VS PHILADELPHIA 76ERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Pacers +5.5
This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, November 14th.
WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-112 in favor of the 76ers.
- Our projections have Joel Embiid finishing with Joel Embiid points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the 76ers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can the Pacers Pull Off a Win at Philadelphia?
Coming into today’s game vs. the 76ers, the Pacers are looking to build on their above .500 record of 6-4. In their 10 games, the Pacers have gone 4-4 against Eastern Conference teams and 2-0 in non-conference action.
Indiana is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 6-4. Indiana has covered the spread in three consecutive home games, while maintaining an ATS record of 5-2 at home as opposed to 1-2 on the road.
Coming off their recent game, the Pacers offense tallied 126 points in a matchup against the 76ers. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.2%, and they made 16 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 3rd in three-pointers made.
As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Pacers is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 123.1 points per game (28th).
Inside the arc, the Pacers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.4% and 38.4% from three-point territory.
Will the 76ers Win at Home?
Coming into today’s game vs. the Pacers, the 76ers are looking to build on their above .500 record of 8-1. Away from their home court, the 76ers have a 2-1 record this season, in contrast to their 6-0 record at home.
Philadelphia currently has an ATS record of 8-1, placing them above .500 against the spread. During this season, Philadelphia has a 6-1 record against the spread as favorites and 2-0 as underdogs.
Philadelphia’s offense had a good outing, putting up 137 points against the Pacers. They achieved a 50.5% field goal percentage and went 17/20 from the free-throw line. On the offensive front, the 76ers have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, ranking 6th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 8th in terms of percentage and 23rd in three-pointers made.
So far, the 76ers’ defense is ranked 8th in the league at 109.4 points per contest.
In the terms of takeaways, 76ers are causing 12.9 turnovers per game, ranking 9th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 1st in rejections, averaging 7 blocked shots each game.