Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The Pacers come into this game with an overall record of 21-19. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 105.8 points per game while giving up 106.8 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 16-24. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 102.8 points per game and surrendering 105.5, good for a point differential of -2.8.
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Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 15.6 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 85%. Paul George averages 22 points per game in 35.3 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 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Darren Collison averages 12.8 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 4.2 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 -1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 11th in the league. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 14.1 per game. The Pacers allow 106.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 23rd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.7 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the league.
Sacramento averages 102.8 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 18th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Kings force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
The Pacers have an offensive rating of 107.1 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. Indiana turns the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 107.7 and they have a defensive rating of 110.6. They get 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 17-23-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 24-16-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 20-20-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 18-22-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Injuries
12/29/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Sacramento Kings Injuries
01/17/17 PG Ty Lawson Ankle probable Wednesday vs. Indiana
Josh's Pick: Take Sacramento
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