76ers vs. Pacers - 1/10/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (15-23) at Philadelphia 76ers (6-29)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, CSN
The Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers play Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Indiana Pacers have won five of their last eight games and play their fifth road game of the month. On the season, the Pacers are averaging 95.1 points on 43.1 percent shooting and are allowing 96.6 points on 44.3 percent shooting. C.J. Miles is averaging 12.3 points and 1.3 assists while David West is averaging 12.1 points and 5.1 rebounds. Rodney Stuckey is dishing three assists and Solomon Hill is shooting 39.6 percent from the field. The Indiana Pacers are starting to play their best basketball of the season despite nagging injuries to key players. The Pacers main improvement starts on the offensive end where they’ve topped 100 points in three straight games. Roy Hibbert and George Hill are questionable for this matchup.
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The Philadelphia 76ers have lost six of their last eight games and are coming off a Friday win over the Nets. On the season, the 76ers are averaging 90.5 points on 41 percent shooting and are allowing 103.8 points on 46 percent shooting. Tony Wroten is averaging 17.2 points and 5.2 assists while Michael Carter-Williams is averaging 14.9 points and 6.3 rebounds. Henry Sims is grabbing 5.6 rebounds and K.J. McDaniels is shooting 41.1 percent from the field. The Philadelphia 76ers have been absolutely brutal on the offensive end, as they’re shooting 39.9 percent from the field and 26.1 percent from deep in their last five games. Sure, the 76ers have been bad all season but those numbers take things to a whole new level. Luc Mbah a Moute is questionable for this game with a toe injury.
The Pacers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The 76ers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pacers are 13-6-2 ATS in the last 21 meetings in Philadelphia and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The 76ers can't string together back-to-back wins, can they? Give me the Pacers and the reasonable chalk here.