Indiana Pacers vs Charlotte Hornets NBA Picks & Predictions 11/5/2019
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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Spectrum Center is the site where Devonte' Graham and the Charlotte Hornets (3-3, 2nd in the Southeast Division) will play the Indiana Pacers (3-3, 2nd in the Central Division) on Tuesday. Charlotte opens this contest as 2 point favorites. The O/U is set at 214.
The Pacers are covering the spread 50.0% of the time, having gone 3-3-0 ATS. Charlotte is covering 66.7% of the time, going 4-2-0 against the spread.
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/3/2019 Domantas Sabonis PF Calf Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Edmond Sumner PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Nov 23
10/31/2019 Myles Turner C Ankle Expected to be out until at least Nov 8
10/27/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Key Charlotte Hornets Injuries
10/24/2019 Nicolas Batum SF Finger Expected to be out until at least Nov 15
Domantas Sabonis comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 11.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. Malcolm Brogdon averages 22.5 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 9.7 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 97%.
Devonte' Graham averages 14.3 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.8 rebounds per game and has 6.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 90%. Cody Zeller averages 14.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 12.4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana averages 105.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 19th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 23rd in the league. They average 44.0 rebounds per game and 24.3 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 13.3 per game. The Pacers allow 103.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.7 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 23.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 18.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 20th in the league with 105.5 points per game this year. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -7.0. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 25th in the league in rebounding with 43.3 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 24.2. The Hornets are 5th in turnovers per game with 18.5. The Hornets surrender 112.5 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 26.2 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 45.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hornets are 16th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game.
The Pacers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.2, and their defensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 100.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 23rd. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shots, ranking 30th in the league. Indiana is 27th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 17th in the league.
Charlotte is 3rd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 6th in the league. The Hornets are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.7, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 23rd in the league with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 7th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Pacers/Hornets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Charlotte -2
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