Monday, December 14, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, December 14, 2015. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 201.5.
The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 15-9 and a road record of 8-5. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 100.1 points per game while giving up 96.2 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 7-3. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 103.5 points per game and surrendering 99.9, good for a point differential of 3.6.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 21.7 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Kyle Lowry averages 21.6 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.3 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Paul George averages 27 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. George Hill averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Toronto averages 100.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.4 per game. The Raptors allow 96.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 23rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the league.
Indiana averages 103.5 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 19th with 15.3 per game. The Pacers allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.7 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Pacers force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 14-9-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 10-13-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 13-9-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
12/13/15 C Lucas Nogueira Ankle "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
12/08/15 C Jonas Valanciunas Finger out indefinitely
12/07/15 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/13/15 F Myles Turner Thumb expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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