Philadelphia 76ers (47-21, first within the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (32-36, ninth within the Eastern Conference)
Indianapolis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana hosts the Philadelphia 76ers after Domantas Sabonis’ 21-point, 20-rebound efficiency within the Pacers’ 111-102 win over the Cavaliers.
The Pacers are 18-21 against Eastern Conference opponents. Indiana averages 42.7 rebounds per sport and is 11-4 when profitable the rebound battle.
The 76ers are 29-9 in Eastern Conference play. Philadelphia is fifth within the Eastern Conference scoring 113.9 factors per sport and is capturing 47.7%.
The groups sq. off for the third time this season. The 76ers received the final meeting 130-114 on March 1. Shake Milton scored 26 factors to assist lead Philadelphia to the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sabonis is averaging 20.5 factors, 12 rebounds and 6.5 assists for the Pacers. Caris LeVert is averaging 25.3 factors and 4.8 rebounds whereas capturing 47.5% over the past 10 video games for Indiana.
Ben Simmons is averaging 14.3 factors, 7.4 rebounds, 6.9 assists and 1.6 steals for the 76ers. Seth Curry is capturing 49.2% and averaging 12.9 factors over the past 10 video games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 5-5, averaging 123.3 factors, 44.1 rebounds, 29.9 assists, 7.9 steals and seven.7 blocks per sport whereas capturing 50.4% from the sphere. Their opponents have averaged 119.8 factors on 45.2% capturing.
76ers: 8-2, averaging 116.6 factors, 44.6 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 10.4 steals and 6.1 blocks per sport whereas capturing 48.8% from the sphere. Their opponents have averaged 106.4 factors on 45.0% capturing.
INJURIES: Pacers: JaKarr Sampson: out (head), TJ Warren: out for season (foot), Myles Turner: out (toe), Jeremy Lamb: out (knee), Malcolm Brogdon: out (hamstring).
76ers: Matisse Thybulle: out (hand), Furkan Korkmaz: out (ankle), Joel Embiid: each day (sickness).