Monday, February 13, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The San Antonio Spurs head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Monday, February 13, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 41-12. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 107.0 points per game while giving up 98.7 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 29-25. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 105.6 points per game and surrendering 106.1, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Kawhi Leonard comes into this game averaging 25.6 points per contest while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this year for the Spurs. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per contest and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.4 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 7.4 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Paul George averages 22.5 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Jeff Teague averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 8.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
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San Antonio averages 107 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 24 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13.3 per game. The Spurs allow 98.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 21.3 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Indiana averages 105.6 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.48 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 16th with 14 per game. The Pacers allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 45.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The Pacers force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 112.5 and a defensive rating of 103.8. In terms of pace they average 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 107.8 and they have a defensive rating of 108.3. They get 97.1 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% 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 13.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 31-22-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 30-22-1 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 24-30-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 29-25-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
02/12/17 G Jonathon Simmons Illness expected to miss Sunday vs. New York
01/19/17 C Pau Gasol Hand out indefinitely
Indiana Pacers Injuries
02/12/17 F Thaddeus Young Wrist "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -4.5
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