Charlotte Hornets at Indiana Pacers NBA Tips 2/11/2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Charlotte Hornets travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Monday, February 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Indiana as 6 point favorites.
The Hornets have a record of 27-28. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.3 as they average 111.5 points per game while giving up 111.2 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 37-19 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They average 108.5 points per game and surrender 103.1, good for a point differential of 5.4.
Valuable Charlotte Hornets Betting Trends
The Charlotte Hornets are 27-27-1 against the spread
The Charlotte Hornets are 30-25-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 28-27-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 23-33-0 against the over/under
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
02/09/19 PG Tony Parker Back is questionable Monday vs Indiana
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
02/09/19 SF Doug McDermott Ribs is questionable Monday vs Charlotte
02/08/19 G Wesley Matthews Waived has been waived
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Jeremy Lamb comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. Kemba Walker averages 25.1 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.7 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 16.8 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Domantas Sabonis averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte averages 111.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 44.3 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 12.7 per game. The Hornets allow 111.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 22nd and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.6 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 25.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 22nd in the league with 108.5 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 5.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 24th in the league in rebounding with 43.4 boards per game, and 8th in assists per contest with 26.2. The Pacers are 20th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Pacers surrender 103.1 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 24.4 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers were 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.4 per game last season.
The Hornets are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 111, and their offensive rating of 111.3 is ranked 19th. They are 20th in the NBA in pace with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 18th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Charlotte is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 9th in the NBA.
Indiana is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 20th in the league. The Pacers are 16th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110, and their defensive rating of 104.6 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 10th. As a team they are 14th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hornets/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Charlotte +6
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