Sacramento Kings at Indiana Pacers NBA Picks & Predictions 10/31/2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Sacramento Kings travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 2 point favorites.
The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 1-5. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.0 as they are averaging 96.0 points per game while giving up 105.0 per contest. The Pacers have an overall mark of 3-3. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 111.2 points per contest and giving up 112.0, which is a point differential of -0.8.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Important 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
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
10/30/17 F Myles Turner Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs. Sacramento
09/29/17 G Glenn Robinson III Ankle out indefinitely
Buddy Hield averages 11.3 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%. De'Aaron Fox comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 26.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Kings. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%.
Darren Collison averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 88%. Victor Oladipo averages 25.5 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 105 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they give up 22.2 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league. Sacramento averages 96 points per contest this season, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the league. They average 42 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers surrender 112 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 48% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 23rd with 22.8 assists allowed per contest, and 11th with 43.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 14th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game this season. Indiana is 6th in the league with 111.2 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is -0.83. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 43 boards per game and 16th in assists per contest with 21.2. The Pacers are 14th in turnovers per game with 15.5.
The Kings are 26th in the league in defensive rating with 109.8, and their offensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 8th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 95.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 28th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Sacramento is 21st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Indiana is 15th in the NBA 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. The Pacers are 4th 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 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Kings/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento +2
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