IND Vs PHI Dream11 Team Overview, Match Centre And Probable Playing 5: Crucial encounter for two sides slumped adjacent to each other.
Nestled right next to each other in the Eastern Conference, for Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers, today’s encounter is a critical affair. A win would not only see them overhaul dejecting defeats encountered the last time around but also help them further consolidate their spot in the top 8 of the points tally.
For Indiana Pacers in particular, this outing is one where a win takes paramount importance. They are currently two wins behind Philadelphia and if they are to lessen the gap between their opponents, the side will need to imbed in place a pinch perfect performance and snap out of their two match losing spree which was born courtesy of a 120-98 thumping the last time around.
Elsewhere, with Philadelphia 76ers being defeated 117-116 by Miami Heat the last time around, the fifth placed side know even they can’t settle for anything else than a win today. With the ramifications so colossal for either side, this promises to be an intoxicating brew, a game where either side will be looking to leave no stone unturned.
What separates both these sides is defence with Philadelphia coming equipped with the more solid backline in their kitty. It’s something which will see them emerge as winners from this one with the side coming up with ample blocks and steals at crucial junctures.
Probable Playing 5
- Victor Oladipo’s knee injury continues to keep the player out of action for Indiana Pacers.
- Matisse Thybulle has sustained a knee injury which means he’ll be unavailable for the visiting side for this one.
Domantas Sabonis, T. J. Warren, Myles Turner, Aaron Holiday, Jeremey Lamb
Tobias Harris, Al Horford, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Josh Richardson
Match: Indiana Pacers Vs Philadelphia 76ers
Date And Time: 1st January, Monday- 1:30am
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis
Television: Sony Ten 2, Six/HD
- Domantas Sabonis, Aaron Holiday
- Tobias Harris, Joel Embiid
- Malcolm Brogdon: 18.3 Points, 7.6 Assists
- Joel Embiid: 23.7 Points
Best Ball Stealer
- Malcolm Brogdon: 13.4 Rebounds
- Joel Embiid: 12.4 Rebounds
IND Vs PHI Dream11 Point Guard
The 8.7 apg he’s garnered up till now in the league see us make Philadelphia 76ers’ point guard, Ben Simmons an instant selection for the day. The player has played out the role of point guard accorded to him perfectly, splitting defences and breaking them open with his articulate layups and turnovers.
IND Vs PHI Dream11 Shooting Guard
The most heavily constituted docket of our Dream 11 side, we have an entire three players coming over here for us given the sublime value these players offer to us. In an encounter where we needed to free up funds to divulge in elsewhere, in Furkan Korkmaz and Matisse Thybulle we have two pristine names, players who are set to send down open treys in unison on the day.
Elsewhere from Indiana Pacers we are getting Justin Holiday, a player whose spin and slams and reverse scoops see us make him our pick for this one.
IND Vs PHI Dream11 Small Forward
Up against a lopsided and paper thin defence, James Ennis from Philadelphia 76ers is someone who is set to rope in a slew of points on the day to see us make the small forward our first name. Elsewhere, the opposition sees the one player being brought in as well with Doug McDermott coming in owing to his ability to transpire floating jump and jump points.
IND Vs PHI Dream11 Power Forward
His ability to lunge onto the second chance points has seen him become a pivotal figure in both attack and defence for his side to see Domantas Sabonis from the Pacers come in for us here. He’s someone who has a quirky ability to register points in the paint with his high conversion rate making him the mainstay of his side’s gameplan.
IND Vs PHI Dream11 Centre
The 76ers’ top scorer with the 23.7 ppg along with the 12.4 rpg to go with them make Joel Embiid an instant pick for us for this one. The player has been in titillating form across the course of the season, someone we see adding to his stellar tally come today.
Embiid represents us as the star player today.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.