Tuesday, January 19, 2016
US Airways Center
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The Indiana Pacers travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.5.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 22-19 and a road record of 9-13. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 102.7 points per game while giving up 99.6 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 13-29 and a home record of 9-11. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.1 points per game and surrendering 106.9, good for a point differential of -4.8.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 23.9 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. George Hill averages 12.8 points per game in 35.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Brandon Knight averages 19.7 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Markieff Morris averages 10.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Indiana averages 102.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.3 per game. The Pacers allow 99.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.1 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 20.3 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Phoenix averages 102.1 points per game this year which ranks them 11th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 51 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per contest which ranks them 19th and 22nd respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 27th with 16.5 per game. The Suns allow 106.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Suns force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 22-19-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 19-22-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 16-26-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 23-19-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/18/16 PG George Hill Personal "?" Tuesday vs. Phoenix
01/18/16 C Ian Mahinmi Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Phoenix
01/14/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Foot out indefinitely
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/29/15 PG Eric Bledsoe Knee out for season
01/18/16 C Alex Len Hand missed last 3 games, probable Tuesday vs. Indiana
01/14/16 PG Ronnie Price Toe out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Phoenix
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