Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 211.5.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 11-17 and a road record of 3-10. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 104.4 points per game while giving up 107.1 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 16-11 and a home record of 10-3. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.6 points per game and surrendering 98.8, good for a point differential of 3.8.
DeMarcus Cousins comes into this contest averaging 24.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 10.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Rajon Rondo averages 12.4 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 11.1 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%.
Paul George averages 25.5 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. George Hill averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Sacramento averages 104.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 16.5 per game. The Kings allow 107.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Indiana averages 102.6 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.6 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 16th with 14.8 per game. The Pacers allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Pacers force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 13-15-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 12-15-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 15-12-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 12-15-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
12/04/15 C Willie Cauley-Stein Finger expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/13/15 F Myles Turner Thumb expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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