Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/1/2017
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Quicken Loans Arena to play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland as 11 point favorites.
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The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 3-3. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 111.2 points per game while giving up 112.0 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall record of 3-4. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per game and surrendering 110.1, good for a point differential of -5.4.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-6-0 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
10/31/17 F Domantas Sabonis Illness is probable Tuesday vs. Sacramento
10/30/17 F Myles Turner Concussion is downgraded to OUT Tuesday vs. Sacramento
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle out indefinitely
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/29/17 G Iman Shumpert Knee injured last game, is "?" Wednesday vs. Indiana
10/16/17 PG Isaiah Thomas Hip is out indefinitely
Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 25.5 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Darren Collison averages 14.3 points per game in 33.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Kevin Love averages 19.1 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Cavaliers. He grabs 11.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Lebron James averages 24.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 8.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 111.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th 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 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 43 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 15.5 per game. The Pacers allow 112 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 26th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 22.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland is 14th in the league with 104.7 points per game this year. They are 9th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -5.43. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They are 19th in the league in rebounding with 43.1 boards per game, and 18th in assists per contest with 21. The Cavaliers are 12th in turnovers per game with 16. The Cavaliers surrender 110.1 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26.4 assists allowed per contest and 7th with 42.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game this season.
The Pacers are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 5th. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Indiana is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 4th in the league.
Cleveland is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the NBA. The Cavaliers are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 112.5, and their offensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 4th. They are 15th in the NBA in pace with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 8th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 7th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Cavaliers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cleveland -11
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