Nets vs Pacers Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/10/2020
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Fox Sports Indiana
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana -7.5
Joe Harris and the Brooklyn Nets (23-28, 4th in the Atlantic Division) go to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday where they'll meet the Indiana Pacers (31-22, 2nd in the Central Division). Indiana opens this matchup as 7.5 point favorites. The O/U opens at 220.5.
The Nets are covering the spread 47.1% of the time, having gone 24-27-0 ATS. Indiana is covering the spread 53.8% of the time, going 28-24-1 against the spread.
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/19 SF Kevin Durant Achilles is out indefinitely
02/02/20 PG Kyrie Irving Knee is out indefinitely
Key Indiana Pacers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Joe Harris comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Spencer Dinwiddie averages 21.0 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game. He averages 6.5 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Myles Turner scores 11.8 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.1 rebounds per contest and has 1.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Domantas Sabonis averages 18.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 12.6 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 110.8 points per contest, which is 17th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 23rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 48.1 boards per contest and 24.0 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 4th with 15.8 per game. The Nets allow 111.5 points per contest, which is 19th in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 12th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.5 rebounds a game which ranks 24th, and they allow 22.0 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 6th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Indiana is 20th in the NBA with 109.7 points per contest this season. They are 3rd in the league in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 2.11. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 8th in the league. They are 26th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.5 boards per contest and 6th in assists per game with 26.2. The Pacers are 26th in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Pacers give up 107.5 points per game, which ranks them 9th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 23.3 dimes allowed per game and 12th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Pacers are 13th in the league in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per contest this year.
The Nets are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 108.3, and their offensive rating of 107.7 is ranked 10th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 101.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 22nd. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. Brooklyn is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Indiana is 26th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the NBA. The Pacers are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 108.7, and their offensive rating of 110.8 is ranked 12th. They are 24th in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 8th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Pacers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Indiana -7.5
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