Saturday, January 23, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 2 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 23-19 and a road record of 10-13. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.1 as they are averaging 102.5 points per game while giving up 99.5 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 19-23 and a home record of 11-11. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106 points per game and surrendering 107.4, good for a point differential of -1.4.
Paul George comes into this contest averaging 23.7 points per game while playing 35.5 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 3.1 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%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 26.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 11.4 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 11.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 53%.
Indiana averages 102.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th 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 16th in the league. They average 52.2 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game which ranks them 13th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 24th with 15.3 per game. The Pacers allow 99.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 20.2 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Sacramento averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 54.5 rebounds per game and 24.7 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 27th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 107.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 15th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.1 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. The Kings force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 22-20-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 19-23-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 21-21-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 19-21-2 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/21/16 C Ian Mahinmi Ankle "?" Friday vs. Golden State
01/20/16 PG George Hill Personal expected to miss Friday vs. Golden State
01/14/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Foot out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
01/22/16 PG Rajon Rondo Toe injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Indiana
01/22/16 F Rudy Gay Heel "?" Saturday vs. Indiana
Guy's Pick: Take Sacramento
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