Pointspread favors 76ers in battle with Pacers

Indiana PacersPhiladelphia 76ers
Feb 6, 7:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Indiana Pacers vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds

30-19TEAM RECORD21-26

Wells Fargo Center will feature 76ers vs. Pacers action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The 76ers currently sports a record of 21-26, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 22-25 ATS. The Pacers are 30-19 and 27-22 ATS. Betting totals have seen the 76ers post a 25-22 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Pacers have gone 21-28 against the number.

View Indiana vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup at BetOnline, the 76ers sat as 2.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged earlier by the oddsmakers at TopBet at 180.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The 76ers sit at No. 24 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Pacers are at No. 5 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Pacers will win this game 95-90.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 28-ranked offense (93 PPG) against a Pacers defense that ranks No. 2 at 90.4 PPG. The 76ers have averaged 44.6% from the field per game, more than the Pacers have managed so far this season (43.1% on average).

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, giving up 92.3 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Indiana was a 114-103 winner at home against the Hawks. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (217) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Paul George scored 29 points for Indiana on Tuesday, leading the Pacers to a 114-103 victory over Atlanta at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 78-61 winner at home against the Magic. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (139) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Spencer Hawes scored 21 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Philadelphia over Orlando, 78-61, on Monday at Wells Fargo Center.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Charlotte are 3-7
After playing Orlando are 3-7
After a win are 2-8

A few Pacers at 76ers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games
Indiana is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 8 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games

Next up:
Indiana home to Toronto, Friday, February 8
Philadelphia home to Charlotte, Saturday, February 9

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