Oklahoma City Thunder vs Indiana Pacers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/12/2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Bankers Life Fieldhouse is the site where Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers (6-4, 2nd in the Central Division) will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder (4-6, 5th in the Northwest Division) on Tuesday. Indiana opens this matchup as 3 point favorites. The O/U has been set at 209.5.
The Thunder cover 60.0% of the time, having gone 6-4-0 ATS. Indiana is covering the spread 55.6% of the time, going 5-4-1 against the spread.
Key Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
11/11/2019 Steven Adams C Knee Game Time Decision
11/11/2019 Andre Roberson SG Knee Game Time Decision
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/10/2019 Goga Bitadze C Concussion Game Time Decision
11/10/2019 Jeremy Lamb SG Ankle Game Time Decision
11/10/2019 Myles Turner PF Ankle Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Edmond Sumner PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Nov 23
10/27/2019 Victor Oladipo SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
Danilo Gallinari averages 18.6 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander comes into this contest averaging 21.0 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Malcolm Brogdon averages 20.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 8.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 98%. Domantas Sabonis averages 20.0 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 13.0 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Thunder allow 105.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in the league. Oklahoma City averages 107.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 44.4 rebounds per game and 21.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers surrender 105.9 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 23.8 assists allowed per contest, and 9th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Pacers are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 16.9 per game. Indiana is 17th in the league with 109.3 points per game this year. They are 4th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 18th in the NBA. They are 21st in the league in rebounding with 44.4 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 26.2. The Pacers are 28th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Thunder are 21st in the league in defensive rating with 104.1, and their offensive rating of 105.9 is ranked 11th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 9th. As a unit they are 11th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA. Oklahoma City is 13th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Indiana is 29th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 17th in the NBA. The Pacers are 9th in the league in defensive rating with 105.8, and their offensive rating of 109.2 is ranked 12th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 99.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 15th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Thunder/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Indiana -3
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