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Indiana Pacers vs Philadelphia 76ers: Match Preview and Predictions - 30th November 2019

Davion Moore
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Published Nov 30, 2019
Nov 30, 2019 IST

Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid

Match Details

Fixture: Indiana Pacers vs Philadelphia 76ers

Date & Time: Saturday, 30th November 2019 (7:00 PM ET)

Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA

Last game results

Indiana Pacers (12-6): 105-104 overtime win against the Atlanta Hawks (29th November, Friday)

Philadelphia 76ers (13-6): 101-95 win against the New York Knicks (29th November, Friday)

Indiana Pacers Preview

The Pacers are on a five-game winning streak as they beat the Atlanta Hawks in a nail-biter. They beat the Hawks 105-104 in overtime.

Indiana played well in this game, as each of their starters scored in double figures. Jeremy Lamb had 20 points, while Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner had 17 points each. Malcolm Brogdon and T.J. Warren finished with 16 points each.

The balanced scoring of the Pacers helped them beat a Hawks team led by Trae Young's 49 points. The Pacers played as a team, and it kept their streak alive. If they do the same against the Sixers, they could possibly win this game.

Key Player - Jeremy Lamb

Jeremy Lamb
Jeremy Lamb
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The key players in this game can go to any of the Pacers. However, Jeremy Lamb has a slight advantage. Lamb led the Pacers in scoring in their win and shot 60 percent from the field. Lamb has had a solid November as he averages 16.8 points and 6.3 rebounds.

The Pacers had balanced scoring against the Hawks, but if they struggle on offense tonight, Lamb could be the one to give them a spark.

Pacers predicted lineup

T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis, Myles Turner, Jeremy Lamb, Malcolm Brogdon


Philadelphia 76ers Preview

The Philadelphia 76ers are on a two-game winning streak after a 101-96 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Monday. Philadelphia has a back-to-back this weekend as they head to Indiana to face the Pacers.

On Friday, the Sixers beat the Knicks 101-95. The Knicks led by 12 at the half. It looked like New York would get the upset win, but by the second half, the Sixers made a comeback. The Sixers got the win, as they beat the Knicks by five.

Philadelphia will return home for their next game as they host the Pacers.

Key Player - Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid

After a scoreless game on Monday, Joel Embiid is back on track. On Wednesday, Embiid scored 33 points and had 16 rebounds. On Friday, he finished the game with 27 points and 17 rebounds. Embiid's game against the Raptors was out of character, but it looks like he is back to his dominating ways.

This season, Embiid is averaging 21.9 points and 12.1 rebounds. If the Sixers want to beat the Pacers, Embiid will have to play a big role (as usual).

Sixers predicted lineup

Tobias Harris, Furkan Korkmaz, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Matisse Thybulle


Pacers vs Sixers Match Prediction

The Sixers nearly had a scare against the Knicks. Despite the Pacers being a much better team than the Knicks, and this game being a back-to-back, the Sixers should get the win. They won't let what happened Friday night happen tonight.

Where to Watch Pacers vs Sixers?

There will be local coverage of this game (Fox Sports Indiana and NBC Sports Philadelphia) but it will also be broadcast nationwide on NBA TV. You can also live stream the game via NBA League Pass.

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