Indiana Pacers (15-17) at Philadelphia 76ers (22-12)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers meet Monday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Indiana Pacers need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 113 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 21.4 points and 5.9 assists while Malcolm Brogdon is averaging 21.4 points and 4.8 rebounds. TJ Warren is the third double-digit scorer and Myles Turner is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.
The Philadelphia 76ers look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 113.7 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 110.7 points on 45 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 30 points and 11.3 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 20.2 points and 3.4 assists. Ben Simmons is the third double-digit scorer and Shake Milton is dishing three assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game.
The Pacers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The 76ers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Monday games. The over is 5-1 in Pacers last 6 overall. The under is 4-1 in 76ers last 5 overall. The Pacers are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Philadelphia and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Indiana Pacers continue to underachieve and they're simply not a team I'm looking to back against quality competition. The Philadelphia 76ers win at home by an average of six points and are 11-6 against the spread at home as well. The 76ers also beat the Pacers at the end of January by nine points on the road. The 76ers should cruise in this contest, covering the more than reasonable number.