Monday, November 16, 2015
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The Indiana Pacers travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Monday, November 16, 2015. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 197.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 6-4 and a road record of 2-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 96.5 points per game while giving up 96.1 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 6-3 and a home record of 4-1. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 101.4 points per game and surrendering 99.4, good for a point differential of 2.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 24.3 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 8.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. George Hill averages 14 points per game in 36.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Derrick Rose averages 12.6 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jimmy Butler averages 19.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Indiana averages 96.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.4 per game. The Pacers allow 96.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 19 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Chicago averages 101.4 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 57.2 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 9th with 14.6 per game. The Bulls allow 99.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 60.1 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Bulls force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 3-6-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/15/15 PG Rodney Stuckey Ankle "?" Monday vs. Chicago
11/13/15 F Myles Turner Thumb expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Chicago Bulls Injuries
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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