Monday, January 16, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The New Orleans Pelicans travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, January 16, 2017. The Pelicans come into this game with an overall record of 16-25. They are 4th in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -2.8 as they are averaging 102.4 points per game while giving up 105.2 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 20-19. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 106.0 points per game and surrendering 107.1, good for a point differential of -1.1.
Jrue Holiday comes into this contest averaging 14 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Pelicans. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Anthony Davis averages 29.3 points per game in 37.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 12.3 rebounds per game for New Orleans. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Jeff Teague averages 15.6 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 7.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Paul George averages 22.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
New Orleans averages 102.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 22.8 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 12.8 per game. The Pelicans allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Indiana averages 106 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 49.4 rebounds per game and 22.6 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 17th with 14 per game. The Pacers allow 107.1 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 11th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Pacers force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
The Pelicans have an offensive rating of 103.1 and a defensive rating of 105.9. In terms of pace they average 97.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. New Orleans turns the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 107.2 and they have a defensive rating of 108.3. They get 97.8 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 27% of their shot attempts. Indiana turns the ball over on 12.8 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.5 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
The New Orleans Pelicans are 19-21-1 against the spread
The New Orleans Pelicans are 18-23-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 17-22-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 24-15-0 against the over/under
New Orleans Pelicans Injuries
10/22/16 F Quincy Pondexter Knee out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
12/29/16 PG Rodney Stuckey Hamstring out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana
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