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Philadelphia plays Indiana, aims for 6th straight road win

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Philadelphia 76ers (47-22, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (32-38, 12th in the Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pacers -6; over/under is 234.5

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia will try to keep its five-game road win streak intact when the 76ers face Indiana.

The Pacers are 22-20 in conference matchups. Indiana has a 9-19 record in games decided by 10 points or more.

The 76ers are 28-15 in Eastern Conference play. Philadelphia is fifth in the Eastern Conference scoring 115.2 points per game and is shooting 48.6%.

The two teams match up for the fourth time this season. The 76ers defeated the Pacers 147-143 in their last matchup on March 7. Joel Embiid led the 76ers with 42 points, and Tyrese Haliburton led the Pacers with 39 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: T.J. McConnell is scoring 8.0 points per game and averaging 3.0 rebounds for the Pacers. Myles Turner is averaging 16.0 points and 4.3 rebounds over the last 10 games for Indiana.

Embiid is scoring 33.5 points per game with 10.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 21.3 points and 2.5 rebounds while shooting 55.1% over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 6-4, averaging 124.1 points, 41.2 rebounds, 28.8 assists, 7.7 steals and 6.8 blocks per game while shooting 50.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.1 points per game.

76ers: 8-2, averaging 121.2 points, 43.1 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 51.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.0 points.

INJURIES: Pacers: Tyrese Haliburton: out (knee), Bennedict Mathurin: out (ankle), Kendall Brown: out (tibia), Chris Duarte: out (ankle).

76ers: Jalen McDaniels: out (hip).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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