Indiana Pacers at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks and Tips 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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The Indiana Pacers head to Staples Center to take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 5.5 point favorites.
The Pacers head into this matchup with a mark of 44-26. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have a point differential of 4.2 as they average 108.0 points per contest while giving up 103.9 per game. The Clippers have an overall record of 41-30 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 114.7 points per game and surrender 113.7, good for a point differential of 0.9.
Valuable Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 35-34-1 against the spread this season
The Indiana Pacers are 28-42-0 against the over/under this year
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 40-31-0 against the spread this season
The Los Angeles Clippers are 37-33-0 against the over/under this year
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Darren Collison comes into this game averaging 11.3 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Myles Turner averages 13.1 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Montrezl Harrell scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 26.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 64%. Lou Williams averages 20.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.0 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 108.0 points per contest, which is 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They average 43.0 boards per contest and 25.9 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 21st with 13.7 per game. The Pacers allow 103.9 points per contest, which is 1st in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 6th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 24.1 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 5th in the NBA with 114.7 points per contest this season. They are 11th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.94. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 2nd in the league. They are 13th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.7 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 23.5. The Clippers are 10th in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Clippers give up 113.7 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 11th and 5th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 24.1 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 45.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Clippers are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per contest this year.
The Pacers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 105.7, and their offensive rating of 110 is ranked 2nd. They are 23rd in the NBA in pace with 98.1 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 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 28th in the NBA. Indiana is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 20th in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 12th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 27th in the NBA. The Clippers are 10th in the league in defensive rating with 111.1, and their offensive rating of 112.1 is ranked 19th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 8th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Los Angeles -5.5
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