The Philadelphia 76ers (41-22) are eight-point favorites as they visit the Indiana Pacers (29-36) on March 6, 2023 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The matchup features one of the best teams in the NBA defending against the 3-pointer versus one of the top shooting squads. The 76ers allow just 11.5 triples per game (fourth in league), while the Pacers make 13.8 (fifth). The over/under is 232.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet 76ers vs. Pacers
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -318 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +253 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 232.5 points.
76ers vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 6, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
76ers vs. Pacers Betting Trends
The 76ers have 37 wins against the spread in 63 games this year. Philadelphia has won 31, or 70.5%, of the 44 contests in which it was the favorite this year. 76ers games this year have eclipsed the over/under 53.8% of the time (35 out of 65 games with a set point total).
The Pacers are 35-29-1 against the spread this year. Indiana has been the moneyline underdog 52 total times this season. Indy has gone 21-31 in those games. Pacers games this season have eclipsed the over/under 31 times in 65 opportunities (47.7%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers: Tobias Harris: Questionable (Calf), PJ Tucker: Questionable (Back)
Pacers: Aaron Nesmith: Out (Hip), Kendall Brown: Out (Leg)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been carried by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by allowing just 110.7 points per game. It ranks 15th in the league in points scored (114.5 per contest). Offensively the 76ers have performed better in home games this year, putting up 114.9 points per game, compared to 113.9 per game away from home. On the offensive side of the ball, the 76ers have picked up their output slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 115.5 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 114.5 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
Philadelphia is draining 12.7 three-pointers per game this season (10th-ranked in NBA), and it sports a 38.6% three-point percentage (second-best). The 76ers are attempting 50.9 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 60.8% of the shots they’ve taken (and 68.6% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 32.8 threes per contest, which are 39.2% of their shots (and 31.4% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
Offensively Indiana is the 13th-ranked squad in the league (115 points per game). Defensively it is 24th (117.4 points conceded per game). At home, the Pacers score 117.4 points per game. On the road, they score 112.6. The Pacers are averaging 116.9 points per contest in their last 10 games, which is 1.9 more than their average for the season (115).
In 2022-23 Indiana is fifth-best in the league in 3-point makes (13.8 per game), and it ranks No. 12 in 3-point percentage (36.4%). The Pacers take 42.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 57.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 33.5% of the Pacers’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 66.5% are 2-pointers.
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