Indiana Pacers at Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Picks & Parlay 10/24/2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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The Indiana Pacers head to Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Minnesota as 6 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 1-2. They are 4th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.3 as they are averaging 114.7 points per contest while giving up 119.0 per game. The Timberwolves have an overall mark of 2-1. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 104.7 points per contest and giving up 105.7, which is a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 2-1-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Important Minnesota Timberwolves Betting Trends
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Minnesota Timberwolves are 2-0-1 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
10/23/17 F Myles Turner Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs. Minnesota
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Timberwolves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Victor Oladipo averages 22.3 points per contest in 31.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 5 rebounds per contest for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Myles Turner comes into this game averaging 21 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 14 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Jimmy Butler averages 13.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 37.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Karl-Anthony Towns has scored 21.7 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game this season for the Timberwolves. He hauls in 11.7 rebounds per contest and has 2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 119 points per contest which is 27th in the NBA. They also surrender a 49% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 21.7 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA. Indiana averages 114.7 points per contest this year, which is 8th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -4.33 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 43.7 boards per contest and 20.7 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 29th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Timberwolves give up 105.7 points per game, which ranks them 17th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 25th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 23.7 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 41.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Timberwolves are 4th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year. Minnesota is 16th in the NBA with 104.7 points per contest this season. They are 16th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -1. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 43.7 boards per contest and 15th in assists per game with 21.7. The Timberwolves are 15th in turnovers per contest with 15.7.
The Pacers are 11th in the league in defensive rating with 114.7, and their offensive rating of 110.5 is ranked 3rd. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 103.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 16th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the NBA. Indiana is 29th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 10.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Minnesota is 14th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA. The Timberwolves are 14th in the league in defensive rating with 108.6, and their offensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 12th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 17th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana +6 and over 206 total points
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