Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Toronto Raptors head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 1 point favorites.
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The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 47-30. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 4.3 as they are averaging 107.3 points per game while giving up 103.0 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 37-40. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.6 points per game and surrendering 105.8, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 42-34-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 42-35-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 34-43-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 39-38-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
04/02/17 F P.J. Tucker Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Indiana
03/03/17 PG Kyle Lowry Wrist out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
03/27/17 C Al Jefferson Ankle out indefinitely
03/24/17 G Glenn Robinson III Calf out indefinitely
DeMar DeRozan comes into this game averaging 27.3 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night so far this year for the Raptors. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per contest and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Jonas Valanciunas averages 12 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 9.6 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
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Jeff Teague averages 15.3 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 7.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Paul George averages 23.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 107.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 4.29 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 12.7 per game. The Raptors allow 103 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.1 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 21.9 assists per contest which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 104.6 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.21 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 15th with 13.8 per game. The Pacers allow 105.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 16th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Pacers force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 112.6 and a defensive rating of 108.1. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Pacers rating on offense is 107.9 and they have a defensive rating of 109.2. They get 96 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 12.7 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto -1
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