Indiana Pacers vs Brooklyn Nets Expert NBA Picks Against the Spread 10/30/2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Barclays Center is the site where Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets (1-2, 4th in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Indiana Pacers (0-3, 5th in the Central Division) on Wednesday. The line on this matchup has Brooklyn as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under opens at 221.5.
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
10/28/2019 Jeremy Lamb SG Hip Expected to be out until at least Oct 30
10/27/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/23/2019 Kevin Durant SF Achilles Expected to be out until at least May 1
8/29/2019 Wilson Chandler SF Suspension Expected to be out until at least Dec 15
Malcolm Brogdon comes into this contest averaging 22.3 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 94%. Myles Turner averages 17.3 points per game in 39.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Kyrie Irving averages 37.7 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 93%. Caris LeVert averages 19.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 101.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 39.0 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.3 per game. The Pacers allow 108.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 44% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 30th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.7 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 19.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 1st in the league with 124.0 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.7. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 49.0 boards per game, and 18th in assists per contest with 22.7. The Nets are 5th in turnovers per game with 19.7. The Nets surrender 123.3 points per contest, which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 44% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 24.3 assists allowed per contest and 18th with 46.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 17th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game.
The Pacers are 19th in the league in defensive rating with 110.9, and their offensive rating of 103.3 is ranked 26th. They are 29th in the NBA in pace with 97.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 24th. As a unit they are 25th in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 29th in the NBA. Indiana is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 57%, which is 2nd in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 10th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 7th in the NBA. The Nets are 7th in the league in defensive rating with 108.3, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 20th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 106.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 4th. As a unit they are 5th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -3.5
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