Pacers vs Warriors predictions 1/24/20 NBA Picks & Betting Tips
Game: Indiana Pacers vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBA TV
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -5.5
Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers (29-16, 2nd in the Central Division) head to Chase Center on Friday where they'll take on the Golden State Warriors (10-36, 5th in the Pacific Division). The spread on this matchup has Indiana as 5.5 point favorites. The over/under is set at 220.
The Pacers cover 56.8% of the time, having gone 25-19-1 ATS. Golden State is covering 47.8% of the time, going 22-24-0 against the spread.
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
10/19/19 SG Victor Oladipo Knee is out indefinitely
01/22/20 SG Malcolm Brogdon Laceration left last game, is questionable Friday vs Golden State
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
10/30/19 PG Stephen Curry Hand is out indefinitely
10/19/19 SG Klay Thompson Knee is out indefinitely
01/10/20 C Kevon Looney Abdominal is out indefinitely
Malcolm Brogdon averages 17.1 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 7.3 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%. Domantas Sabonis comes into this game averaging 17.9 points per contest while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He grabs 12.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 23.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes 6.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Alec Burks scores 16.0 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pacers allow 106.1 points per contest which is 8th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.9 rebounds a game which ranks 13th, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Indiana averages 109.1 points per contest, which is 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 43.1 boards per contest and 25.9 assists per game, which ranks them 24th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 26th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors give up 113.9 points per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 24th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 25.3 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 47.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Warriors are 28th in the league in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per contest. Golden State is 26th in the NBA with 105.4 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -8.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 27th in the league. They are 21st in the NBA in rebounding with 44.1 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 24.6. The Warriors are 18th in turnovers per contest with 14.6.
The Pacers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 110.3 is ranked 9th. They are 25th in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 11th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA. Indiana is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Golden State is 18th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 55%, which is 4th in the league. The Warriors are 29th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 15th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 30th. As a team they are 29th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana -5.5 and over 220 total points
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