Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, January 20, 2017. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 22-19. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 106.6 per contest. The Lakers have an overall record of 15-31. They currently are 4th in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per game and surrendering 110.5, good for a point differential of -5.8.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Paul George averages 22 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Julius Randle averages 13.2 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Lakers. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Jordan Clarkson averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Indiana averages 105.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 49.3 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.1 per game. The Pacers allow 106.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 104.7 points per game this year which ranks them 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the NBA. They average 52.1 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 25th respectively. In the turnover department the Lakers rank 22nd with 15 per game. The Lakers allow 110.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 25.3 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the league. The Lakers force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 107.3 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Lakers rating on offense is 106.8 and they have a defensive rating of 112.8. They get 98 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Los Angeles turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 18-23-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 24-17-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 19-26-1 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 26-19-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
12/29/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
12/20/16 F Larry Nance Jr. Knee expected to miss 4 weeks
01/18/17 F Luol Deng Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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