Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, December 4, 2016. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 9-10. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 103.8 points per game while giving up 106.5 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 16-5. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 109.0 points per game and surrendering 98.6, good for a point differential of 10.5.
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Paul George comes into this contest averaging 20.8 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 93%. Myles Turner averages 14.9 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Chris Paul averages 17.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Blake Griffin averages 21 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.6 rebounds per contest and 4.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Indiana averages 103.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 50.4 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 24th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.3 per game. The Pacers allow 106.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. They force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Los Angeles averages 109 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 5th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 6th with 12.5 per game. The Clippers allow 98.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.4 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Clippers force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 103.8 and a defensive rating of 106.4. In terms of pace they average 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Clippers rating on offense is 112.2 and they have a defensive rating of 101.4. They get 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 11.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 7-12-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 10-9-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 12-9-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
12/03/16 F C.J. Miles Knee "?" Sunday vs. LA Clippers
12/03/16 F Kevin Seraphin Knee "?" Sunday vs. LA Clippers
12/03/16 F Paul George Ankle "?" Sunday vs. LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
10/25/16 F Brice Johnson Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles -4.5
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