Indiana Pacers vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction, Pick and Preview, April 9 (4/9): NBA
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- Apr 9, 2022, 7:32:09 AM
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|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Pacers money line||+800|
|Pacers spread||+15 (-110)|
|76ers money line||-1000|
|76ers spread||-15 (-110)|
|Over / under||234.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Indiana Pacers||Philadelphia 76ers|
|Road / home record||9-30||22-17|
|Points per game||111.18||109.55|
|Points allowed per game||114.48||107.19|
|Rebounds per game||44.24||42.31|
|Rebounds allowed per game||43.03||44.35|
|Over / under record||45-34-1||37-41-2|
The Indiana Pacers travel to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers on Saturday. This is the third and last time these teams face off in the regular season and they're tied 1-1. The Sixers just beat the Pacers at Indiana last Tuesday 131-122.
The Pacers have lost 8 games in a row and are only 9-30 on the road. They have a 25-55 record overall ranking 4th in the Central division. The Pacers are 11-39 in conference play. Indiana is eighth in the Eastern Conference with 44.2 rebounds per game led by Oshae Brissett averaging 5.3.
Brissett is shooting 40.3% and averaging 8.7 points for the Pacers. Buddy Hield is averaging 3.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Indiana.
In their last 10 games the Pacers are 2-8, averaging 115.6 points, 39.6 rebounds, 29.2 assists, 8.1 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.7 points.
The Sixers have won 3 of their last 5 games and are 22-17 at home this season. They have a 49-31 record overall ranking first in the Atlantic Division. The 76ers are 30-20 against conference opponents. Philadelphia averages 109.6 points and has outscored opponents by 2.4 points per game.
Embiid is scoring 30.4 points per game and averaging 11.6 rebounds for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
In their last 10 games the 76ers are 6-4, averaging 117.6 points, 43.4 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 7.8 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 49.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.1 points per game.
Indiana are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games against Philadelphia.
Indiana are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Philadelphia are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games.
The Sixers are still fighting for a better seed to the playoffs with Celtics and Raptors so they are very interested in winning this game. They are the #8 defense in the league allowing 107.19 ppg but the last 2 games against the Pacers went Over the total. The Pacers are already eliminated and have lost their last 8 games. I have no doubt that the 76ers will win this game but these are too many points to cover. The average score in the last 10 head to head games is 111.5-112.5 favoring the Sixers. Take the Pacers to cover.
PICK: Pacers +15 (-110)
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