Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Picks & Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Indiana Pacers head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 5 point favorites.
The Pacers have a regular season record of 3-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 8.2 as they average 110.2 points per game while giving up 102 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall mark of 0-5. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They total 105.4 points per contest and give up 118.4, which is a point differential of -13.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 3-2-0 against the spread this season
The Indiana Pacers are 3-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-2-0 against the spread this season
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 3-2-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
10/26/18 F Kevin Love Foot is questionable Saturday vs Indiana
Tyreke Evans averages 12 points per contest in 21.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 50%. Victor Oladipo comes into this game averaging 21.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Kevin Love averages 19 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per game. He also hauls in 13.5 rebounds per game and dishes 3.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 32% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Jordan Clarkson scores 17 points per contest while playing 22.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.2 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 102 points per contest which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 4th and 10th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42.2 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 21.6 assists per game which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Indiana averages 110.2 points per contest, which is 18th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. From 3-point territory they shoot 45%, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 19th and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 9th with 14.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 118.4 points per game, which ranks them 25th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 26th and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 25 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 43.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 15th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest. Cleveland is 25th in the NBA with 105.4 points per contest this season. They are 22nd in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -13. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.8 boards per contest and 28th in assists per game with 20.4. The Cavaliers are 10th in turnovers per contest with 14.4.
The Pacers are 13th in the NBA in offensive rating with 111.9, and their defensive rating of 103.6 is ranked 5th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 98.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 4th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Indiana is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 26th in the league.
Cleveland is 10th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 57%, which is 3rd in the league. The Cavaliers are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.5, and their defensive rating of 118.5 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 20th in the league with 99.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 26th. As a team they are 25th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana -5 and over 220 total points
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