Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 9-9. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.6 as they are averaging 103.5 points per game while giving up 105.1 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 9-10. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 109.7 points per game and surrendering 113.7, good for a point differential of -4.1.
Myles Turner comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Paul George averages 20.8 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
C.J. McCollum averages 22.3 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Damian Lillard averages 28.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Indiana averages 103.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 16th in the league. They average 50.8 rebounds per game and 23 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.2 per game. The Pacers allow 105.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.3 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Portland averages 109.7 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 10th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 50.9 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per contest which ranks them 21st and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 15th with 13.9 per game. The Blazers allow 113.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 25th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Blazers force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 103.2 and a defensive rating of 104.8. In terms of pace they average 98 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% 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 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 109.3 and they have a defensive rating of 113.3. They get 98.8 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 12.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 9-9-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 6-13-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 13-6-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/27/16 F C.J. Miles Knee "?"
11/27/16 F Kevin Seraphin Knee expected to miss Wednesday vs. Portland
11/27/16 F Paul George Back expected to miss Wednesday vs. Portland
Portland Blazers Injuries
11/13/16 F Al-Farouq Aminu Calf out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Portland -7
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