Indiana Pacers vs Sacramento Kings 11/7/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Indiana Pacers vs Sacramento Kings
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
Golden 1 Center is the site where the Sacramento Kings (5-4) will try to beat the Indiana Pacers (3-7) on Sunday.
The Pacers faced the Trail Blazers and took a loss by a final of 110-106 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the Pacers finished with 18 and the Trail Blazers totaled 13 personal fouls. They converted 17 out of their 39 attempts from three-point range. Portland walked away from this one shooting 86.7% at the free throw line by making 13 of 15 attempts. Additionally, Portland grabbed 36 rebounds (6 offensive, 30 defensive) and added 2 blocks. Portland distributed 42 dimes and had 27 steals for the game. In regard to defending, Indiana allowed 48.8% from the floor on 40 out of 82 shooting. They also doled out 28 assists for the matchup while forcing 4 turnovers and having 8 steals. Regarding hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 40 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Pacers buried 6 of 10 shots for a rate of 60.0%. Indiana wrapped up the game with a 48.9% FG percentage (43 out of 88) and knocked down 14 of their 42 shots from distance.
T.J. McConnell is a player who was a factor for the matchup. He scored 19 points on 8 of 13 shooting. He played 33 minutes and totaled 7 boards. McConnell finished the game shooting 61.5% from the floor and also dished out 2 dimes.
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Indiana comes into this matchup with a mark of 3-7 on the campaign. They average 110.7 points per contest (11th in the league) while going 46.7% from the floor. The Pacers are shooting 35.7% from downtown (135 of 378) and 77.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Indiana is collecting 44.9 boards per contest and has totaled 253 dimes this year, which ranks 2nd in basketball in terms of passing. They are turning it over 16.1 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 21.0 personal fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Pacers are able to force 14.2 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.7 personal fouls. They surrender 38.0% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 25th in the NBA in points per game allowed (111.4). The Pacers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 45.7% (413 of 903) and they concede 44.4 rebounds per game as a squad. They currently rank 24th in the NBA in giving up assists with 239 conceded on the campaign.
When they last stepped on the court, the Kings walked away with a victory by a final of 140-110 against the Hornets. When it comes to rebounding, Sacramento permitted Charlotte to collect 21 in total (7 offensive). They shot 31.4% from three-point range by going 11 out of 35 and ended up shooting 13 of 21 at the free throw line (61.9%). The Kings permitted the Hornets to make 43 out of their 92 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.7% for the game. When this game wrapped up, the Kings went 48 out of 87 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 55.2%. When it comes to shooting from downtown, Sacramento converted 22 out of their 44 tries (50.0%). They were able to knock down 22 of the free throws for a percentage of 84.6%. The Hornets committed 10 fouls for the game which took the Kings to the free throw line for a total of 26 shots. They also turned it over 18 times, while getting 5 steals for this game. The Kings collected 43 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 56 in this matchup.
Richaun Holmes ended up being a major contributor for the Kings for this contest. He made 9 of 12 for this game for a field goal percentage of 75.0%, and tallied 20 rebounds. Holmes accumulated 23 points in his 33 minutes on the court and totaled 2 dimes for the matchup.
Sacramento has a mark of 5-4 for the year. On the offensive side of the court, the Kings are shooting 46.4% from the floor, which has them ranked 9th in the league. Sacramento has tallied 1,019 pts on the campaign (113.2 per game) and they pull down 46.0 boards per contest. They are getting an assist 24.1 times per game (10th in the NBA) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.3 times per game. The Kings have committed 20.6 fouls per game while shooting 79.0% from the charity stripe.
The Sacramento defense gives up 32.4% on 3-point attempts (105 of 324) and opponents are converting on 74.6% of their foul shots. They allow 22.3 dimes and 46.7 boards per game, which has them ranked 12th and 21st in the league. The Kings on the defensive side of the court are 24th in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 111.0. They are forcing 12.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.4% from the field (14th in the league).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Indiana
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