76ers vs Pacers Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, March 18, 2023

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The Philadelphia 76ers (47-22) are 6.5-point favorites as they visit the Indiana Pacers (32-38) on March 18, 2023 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The matchup features one of the top squads in the NBA defending against the 3-pointer versus one of the top shooting teams. The 76ers concede just 11.5 triples per game (third in league), while the Pacers make 13.9 (fifth). The over/under in this matchup is 232.5.

How to bet 76ers vs. Pacers

Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the 76ers as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -257 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +210 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 232.5 points.

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76ers vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse

76ers vs. Pacers Betting Trends

The 76ers have 41 wins against the spread in 69 games this season. Philadelphia has been victorious in 36, or 73.5%, of the 49 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The 76ers have eclipsed the over/under in 54.3% of their opportunities this year (38 times in 70 games with a set point total).

The Pacers are 38-31-1 against the spread this year. Indiana has won 22 of the 54 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (40.7%). Pacers games this season have gone over the total in 35 of 70 opportunities (50%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


76ers Leaders
Joel Embiid 56 33.5 10.2 4.1 1.1 1.7 1.1
James Harden 52 21.7 6.3 10.8 1.2 0.5 2.9
Tyrese Maxey 50 19.8 2.7 3.4 0.8 0.1 2.5
Tobias Harris 64 14.7 5.8 2.4 1 0.5 1.7
De’Anthony Melton 66 10.1 4.1 2.7 1.6 0.5 2.1


Pacers Leaders
Myles Turner 58 17.9 7.6 1.4 0.6 2.4 1.6
Buddy Hield 70 17.2 5 2.7 1.2 0.3 3.7
Aaron Nesmith 61 9.9 3.8 1.2 0.8 0.4 1.5
Jalen Smith 58 9.2 5.7 1 0.3 0.9 0.8
Andrew Nembhard 63 8.5 2.7 4 1 0.2 1.2
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76ers vs. Pacers Injury Report

Pacers: Tyrese Haliburton: Out (Knee), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle), Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Bennedict Mathurin: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia has been lifted by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by giving up only 110.3 points per game. It ranks 13th in the league in points scored (115.2 per contest). The 76ers are averaging 115 points per game this year at home, which is 0.4 fewer points than they’re averaging away from home (115.4). On offense, the 76ers have picked up their production a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 121.2 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 115.2 they’ve put up over the course of this year.

Philadelphia is making 12.7 treys per game this season (10th-ranked in NBA), and it sports a 38.9% three-point percentage (best). The 76ers are attempting 50.9 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 60.9% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 68.7% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.7 threes per contest, which are 39.1% of their shots (and 31.3% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

Indiana is 10th in the league in points scored (115.9 per game) and fifth-worst in points allowed (118). At home the Pacers are scoring 118.6 points per game, 5.4 more than they are averaging on the road (113.2). The Pacers are compiling 124.1 points per game in their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 115.9.

Beyond the arc, Indiana is fifth-best in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (13.9). It is 12th in 3-point percentage at 36.5%. In 2022-23, the Pacers have taken 57.5% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 42.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 66.7% of the Pacers’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 33.3% have been 3-pointers.

Our prediction to win this game is the 76ers, and we predict that Pacers will cover the spread (76ers -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 232.5 points.

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Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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