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  • The Philadelphia 76ers are 7-point highway favorites vs the Indiana Pacers Monday evening
  • After successful in Chicago Sunday, the Pacers will likely be enjoying the second evening of a back-to-back
  • Learn under for the 76ers vs Pacers odds and predictions

The Indiana Pacers (29-36, 18-15 residence) try to work themselves into the NBA Playoff Bracket. After a profitable highway journey, they’ll return residence and play consecutive nights as they host the Philadelphia 76ers (41-22, 17-12 away).

It’s a crew that simply occurs to be coming off their largest win of the season, occurring the highway and placing a halt to Milwaukee’s 16-game successful streak.

The Sixers will likely be beginning the entrance finish of their very own back-to-back to wrap up their 5-game highway journey.

All of it will get underway Monday (March 6) at 7pm ET from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indiana. You’ll be able to watch the sport reside on NBA League Go.

76ers vs Pacers Odds

Crew Unfold Moneyline Whole
Philadelphia 76ers -7 (-110) -285 OFF
Milwaukee Bucks +7 (-110) +240 OFF

Tied for the third-most highway wins within the East, the NBA odds have the visiting Sixers as 7-point favorites, and -285 on the moneyline.

They is probably not entire for this one although: Tobias Harris (calf) and PJ Tucker (again), each left the Milwaukee recreation with accidents and didn’t return. They’re listed as questionable Monday.

Indiana sits in eleventh within the East, 1.5 video games again of the Washington Wizards for the tenth spot and closing play-in berth.

Odds as of Mar 5 at DraftKings. 

Philadelphia Betting Evaluation

Merely put, the 76ers refused to lose towards the Bucks.

Down as many as 18 within the second half, Philly put up a season-best 48 factors within the fourth quarter, outscoring Milwaukee by 17 within the body to win 133-130,  placing an finish to the league’s present longest successful streak.

Joel Embiid went toe-to-toe with Giannis Antetokounmpo in a battle of prime contenders within the NBA MVP odds, dropping 31 factors, with 10 assists and 6 rebounds.

Equally devastating was the play of teammate James Harden, who poured in a game-high 38 factors, including 10 dimes and lacking a triple-double by a rebound.

It’s the primary time two Philly teammates have gone for 30 and 10 assists in the identical recreation since Wilt Chamberlain and Hal Greer did it in 1965.

They’re powering a Sixers’ offense that boasts the Seventh-best offensive score within the NBA,  eighth in subject objective capturing and third in 3-point capturing at 38.1%.  The Sixers additionally make hay on the stripe, hitting an NBA-best 83.2% of their free throws on 25.3 makes an attempt per recreation.

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Indiana Betting Evaluation

After dropping 11 straight highway video games, the Pacers completed 3-1 on their present journey, culminating with a 125-122 win in Chicago Sunday evening.

Tyrese Haliburton was the distinction maker once more, scoring a game-high 29 factors with 11 assists within the win, whereas additionally drilling 6-of-9 from three-point vary. The final was the successful dagger.

Named to his first all-star crew this yr, Haliburton averaged 25.3 factors and 10.3 assists on 56.8% capturing from the sector and 52.6% from three within the highway wins, sitting out Indy’s solely loss towards San Antonio to relaxation his calf.

Indiana has struggled towards the 76ers currently, dropping the primary two head-to-heads this season, 4 straight total and 6 of the final eight.

The final matchup was a 129-126 OT win for the Sixers. Indy had dropped a 120-106 determination on October 24.

76ers vs Pacers Betting Prediction

Indiana is 7-5 enjoying the second evening of a back-to-back and 6-6 towards the unfold.

The 76ers are top-of-the-line bets within the NBA with a day of relaxation, going 24-16 ATS. Oddly sufficient, although, they’re solely 8-9 ATS after they personal the remainder benefit in a matchup.

Philly’s protection may play distinction maker right here: they’re third in scoring D, permitting simply 110.7 factors per contest. Indiana is down in twenty fourth, permitting practically 10 factors extra.

The 76ers haven’t been an awesome guess on the highway on this head-to-head, going 1-6 ATS within the final seven in Indiana, and regardless of the wins, the Sixers are simply 1-5 ATS vs the Pacers within the final six conferences.

Does the Sixers’ emotional excessive journey from Milwaukee to Indiana? This has the makings of a entice recreation. I believe Philly wins, however anticipate Indiana to cowl.


  • Pacers +7 (-110); 1 unit to win 0.91 models
  • NBA Betting Document: 30-29-1 ATS, 1-2 ML, 7-0 o/u, 0-3 parlays; -10.47 models

Eric Rosales

Sports activities Author & Editor