Los Angeles Lakers at Indiana Pacers NBA Betting Tips 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Los Angeles Lakers travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 3.5 point favorites.
The Lakers head into this matchup with a mark of 27-26. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have a point differential of 0.0 as they average 112.1 points per contest while giving up 112.1 per game. The Pacers have an overall record of 33-19 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They average 107.9 points per game and surrender 103.6, good for a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable Los Angeles Lakers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Lakers are 23-28-2 against the spread
The Los Angeles Lakers are 20-33-0 against the over/under
Important Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 25-26-1 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 22-30-0 against the over/under
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
01/20/19 PG Lonzo Ball Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
02/03/19 PG Cory Joseph Groin is questionable Monday vs New Orleans
02/02/19 SF Doug McDermott Ribs is questionable Monday vs New Orleans
01/24/19 G Victor Oladipo Knee is out for season
Kyle Kuzma comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. LeBron James averages 27.2 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Bojan Bogdanovic averages 16.3 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Domantas Sabonis averages 14.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles averages 112.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per game, which ranks them 4th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.0 per game. The Lakers allow 112.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 3rd and 13th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 24.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 13th place in the league. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 22nd in the league with 107.9 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 24th in the league in rebounding with 43.5 boards per game, and 7th in assists per contest with 25.9. The Pacers are 17th in turnovers per game with 14.1. The Pacers surrender 103.6 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 24.4 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 42.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 27th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game.
The Lakers are 21st in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 11th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 19th in the league. Los Angeles is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 29th in the league.
Indiana is 12th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 19th in the league. The Pacers are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.4, and their defensive rating of 105.1 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 12th. 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 Lakers/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana +3.5
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