Sunday, January 10, 2016
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Toyota Center to play the Houston Rockets on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 21-15 and a road record of 9-10. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.8 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 98 per contest. The Rockets have an overall record of 18-19 and a home record of 11-9. They currently are 4th in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 103.9 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of -1.6.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 24.3 points per game while playing 35.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. George Hill averages 12.4 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
James Harden averages 28.3 points per game while playing 37.8 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Dwight Howard averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.7 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Indiana averages 101.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Pacers allow 98 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 19.7 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Houston averages 103.9 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 52.3 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 28th with 16.6 per game. The Rockets allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 28th and 14th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 24.3 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Rockets force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 21-15-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 15-21-0 against the over/under
Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 14-23-0 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 17-18-2 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Houston Rockets Injuries
11/18/15 F Sam Dekker Back out indefinitely
01/09/16 F Donatas Motiejunas Back doubtful Sunday vs. Indiana
01/09/16 C Dwight Howard Back "?" Sunday vs. Indiana
01/07/16 PG Ty Lawson Suspension expected to miss next 3 games
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana
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