Monday, November 7, 2016
Time Warner Cable Arena
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Time Warner Cable Arena to play the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, November 7, 2016. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.8 as they are averaging 109.7 points per game while giving up 111.5 per contest. The Hornets have an overall record of 4-1. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 102.0 points per game and surrendering 95.8, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 22.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Myles Turner averages 17.2 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kemba Walker averages 24.4 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hornets. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 4.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Nicolas Batum averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Indiana averages 109.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 26.8 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 15.3 per game. The Pacers allow 111.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 17.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Charlotte averages 102 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 55 rebounds per game and 23.6 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Hornets rank 1st with 11.6 per game. The Hornets allow 95.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 18th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. The Hornets force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 108.8 and a defensive rating of 110.6. In terms of pace they average 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 15 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%.
The Hornets rating on offense is 104.1 and they have a defensive rating of 97.7. They get 98 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shot attempts. Charlotte turns the ball over on 10.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/06/16 F Paul George Disciplinary probable Monday vs. Charlotte
11/01/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Charlotte Hornets Injuries
11/06/16 F Marvin Williams Illness "?" Monday vs. Indiana
11/06/16 C Roy Hibbert Knee is downgraded to expected to miss Monday vs. Indiana
10/31/16 G Jeremy Lamb Hamstring out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana
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