Indiana Pacers at Phoenix Suns NBA Picks & Predictions 11/27/2018
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Talking Stick Resort Arena
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The Indiana Pacers travel to Talking Stick Resort Arena to play the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 3 point favorites.
The Pacers have a record of 11-8. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 2.7 as they average 105.6 points per game while giving up 102.8 per contest. The Suns have an overall mark of 4-15. They currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They total 104.4 points per contest and give up 114.3, which is a point differential of -9.9.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 8-10-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Important Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 9-10-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/25/18 F Domantas Sabonis Ankle is questionable Monday vs Utah
11/25/18 F Myles Turner Ankle is questionable Monday vs Utah
11/25/18 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out Monday vs Utah
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bojan Bogdanovic comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Victor Oladipo averages 21.4 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
T.J. Warren averages 17.4 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Devin Booker averages 24.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 7.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 105.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 23.7 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 13.9 per game. The Pacers allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc, ranking them 6th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.6 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 23.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 15.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix is 28th in the league with 104.4 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -9.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They are 29th in the league in rebounding with 39.8 boards per game, and 13th in assists per contest with 23.7. The Suns are 2nd in turnovers per game with 16.6. The Suns surrender 114.3 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 49% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 28th with 25.7 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 44.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Suns are 12th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game.
The Pacers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 108.4, and their defensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 26th in the league with 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 6th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league. Indiana is 10th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 17th in the league.
Phoenix is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 2nd in the league. The Suns are 28th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.3, and their defensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 10th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Suns NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana -3
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