Indiana Pacers at Chicago Bulls NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 3 point favorites.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 5-7. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.9 as they are averaging 109.3 points per game while giving up 110.2 per contest. The Bulls have an overall mark of 2-7. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 94.3 points per contest and giving up 100.6, which is a point differential of -6.3.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 6-6-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 6-3-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-6-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/08/17 F Domantas Sabonis Calf is "?" Friday vs Chicago
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/06/17 PG David Nwaba Ankle is OUT 2-4 weeks
10/17/17 F Nikola Mirotic Facial is out indefinitely
10/12/17 PG Zach LaVine Knee is out indefinitely
Darren Collison averages 12.5 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.8 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%. Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 22.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%.
Lauri Markkanen averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.2 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Justin Holiday averages 15.6 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 110.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they give up 23.6 assists per contest which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league. Indiana averages 109.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.83 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 42.3 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 14.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 100.6 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 24.2 assists allowed per contest, and 22nd with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 1st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13 per game this season. Chicago is 29th in the league with 94.3 points per game this year. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -6.22. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They are 1st in the league in rebounding with 48 boards per game and 17th in assists per contest with 21.8. The Bulls are 7th in turnovers per game with 16.7.
The Pacers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 109.8, and their offensive rating of 109 is ranked 8th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Indiana is 28th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 4th in the NBA.
Chicago is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 20th in the league. The Bulls are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 97.4, and their defensive rating of 103.8 is ranked 24th. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 95.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago +3
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