Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 8-1. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.4 as they are averaging 109.4 points per game while giving up 102.0 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 5-6. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 106.5 points per game and surrendering 108.1, good for a point differential of -1.5.
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Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 23.9 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 3.4 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 88%. Lebron James averages 22.9 points per game in 36.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.1 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Myles Turner averages 14.6 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Paul George averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Cleveland averages 109.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the league. They average 55.7 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 6th and 11th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 11.9 per game. The Cavaliers allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.8 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Indiana averages 106.5 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 50.5 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 17th with 14.6 per game. The Pacers allow 108.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Pacers force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 112.7 and a defensive rating of 105. In terms of pace they average 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 10.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 105.5 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-5-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 3-8-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 7-4-0 against the over/under
Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
11/14/16 G J.R. Smith Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Toronto
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/01/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana +4
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