PHI vs IND Dream11: The Indian Pacers hit the road for a matchup between the fellow Eastern Conference rivals Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, United Staes of America, on Sunday morning (IST).
The Sixers won registered back-to-back wins following a 95-101 win over the New York Knicks. With the win, the Sixers improved their regular-season record to 13-6, and sit 5th in the Western Conference. They are 8-0 in home games, one of the four sides to boast a 100% home record heading into this match.
Indiana Pacers arrive in this game in red-hot form. In a closely fought affair, they beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-104 to extend the winning streak to five games. They are 12-6 on the season now and sit at 6th in the East, only a game behind their next opponent.
This will be the 180th meeting between these two teams. Philadelphia 76ers hold the edge with 100 wins in those encounters, with Pacers coming out on top on 79 occasions. The Sixers swept the last season’s series 3-1.
Host: Philadelphia 76ers
Visitors: Indiana Pacers
Match Timing: December 01, @09:00 AM
Venue: Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia
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Joel Embiid: Scored double-double in the last two games, and it’s something which we are so familiar with, He is Philadelphia 76ers’ face and the biggest star to play for them ina long time. He is averaging a team-high 21.9 points per game, and also lead the team with 12.1 rebounds per game.
Tobias Harris: The former Los Angeles Clippers star is now an integral part of this team, and the numbers don’t lie. He is 2nd best and behind only Joel Embiid with 17.8 points per game.
And the trinity of Josh Richardson, Ben Simmons, and Al Horford. They are racking up good numbers in every game and can be game-changer in your Dream11 team.
Malcolm Brogdon: The former Milwaukee Bucks star is now plying his trade with the Pacers, and he has become the leader, as he averages a team-high 19.0 points per game.
The likes of Domantas Sabonis and TJ Warren are in very good form.
Philadelphia 76ers: Kyle O’Quinn will miss the game for the Sixers due to a calf injury.
Josh Richardson was held out of the last game due to a muscle injury and remains on Sixers’ questionable list ahead of this game.
Ben Simmons is a doubt due to an illness but expects the Australian to play here. Shake Milton is also a doubt due to an illness.
Philadelphia 76ers squad: Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Josh Richardson, Tobias Harris, Al Horford, Trey Burke, Zhaire Smith, Raul Neto, Matisse Thybulle, Mike Scott, James Ennis, Furkan Korkmaz, Jonah Bolden
Indiana Pacers Team News: Victor Oladipo is a long-term injury absentee for the Pacers. He hasn’t played since January due to knee surgery. Edmond Sumner will miss the game due to a hand injury.
JaKarr Sampson is listed as doubtful due to a back injury and will be monitored before the game.
Indiana Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb, Myles Turner, T. J. Warren, T. J. Leaf, T. J. McConnell, Aaron Holiday, Goga Bitadze, Doug McDermott, Naz Long, Domas Sabonis
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PF: Tobias Harris
SF: Furkan Korkmazz
C: Joel Embiid
PG: Ben Simmons
SG: Matisse Thybulle
PF: Domantas Sabonis
SF: T. J. Warren
C: Myles Turner
PG: Jeremy Lamb
SG: Malcolm Brogdon
Philadelphia 76ers: Mike Scott, Trey Burke, Norvel Pelle, Raul Neto
Indiana Pacers: Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, Aaron Holiday, T. J. McConnell, Goga Bitadze
considering how the Pacers have performed away from home and the Sixers at home this season, a win for the hosts looks like a good call.