Indiana Pacers at Golden State Warriors NBA Picks & Predictions 3/27/2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Golden State as 4 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 43-31. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 105.8 points per contest while giving up 104.2 per game. The Warriors have an overall mark of 54-19. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 114.4 points per contest and giving up 107.2, which is a point differential of 7.2.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 42-32-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 27-44-3 against the over/under
Important Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 31-41-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 35-38-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
03/25/18 F Domantas Sabonis Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Golden State
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
03/26/18 F Draymond Green Flu is "?" Tuesday vs Indiana
03/26/18 F Kevin Durant Ribs is upgraded to "?" Tuesday vs Indiana
03/25/18 F Omri Casspi Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Indiana
03/24/18 G Stephen Curry Knee is out indefinitely
03/14/18 G Klay Thompson Thumb is out indefinitely
Myles Turner averages 13.5 points per game in 28.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Indiana. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Victor Oladipo comes into this contest averaging 23.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Pacers. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%.
Draymond Green averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 7.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Andre Iguodala averages 6 points per game while playing 25.5 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 104.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 18th and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.9 rebounds a game which ranks 16th, and they give up 22.9 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league. Indiana averages 105.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.54 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 22 assists per game, which ranks them 22nd and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 107.2 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 23.2 assists allowed per contest, and 8th with 42.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season. Golden State is 1st in the league with 114.4 points per game this year. They are 1st in the league in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 7.25. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 1st in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 43.8 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 29.7. The Warriors are 5th in turnovers per game with 15.5.
The Pacers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 108, and their offensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 19th. They are 21st in the NBA in pace with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 11th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 26th in the NBA. Indiana is 23rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 10th in the NBA.
Golden State is 3rd in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 28th in the NBA. The Warriors are 3rd in the league in defensive rating with 107.1, and their offensive rating of 114.3 is ranked 21st. They are 4th in the NBA in pace with 99.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in the league in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 13th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State -4
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