Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors Prediction, 10/27/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Indiana Pacers vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana (-1.5)
The Indiana Pacers (1-3) are en route to Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday where they will compete against the Toronto Raptors (1-3). Toronto opens as 1.5-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The total comes in at 220.
The Pacers faced the Bucks and ended up losing by a score of 119-109 in their last game. Indiana ended having earned a 44.4% FG percentage (40 of 90) and converted 14 of 36 shots from downtown. From the charity stripe, the Pacers made 15 of 17 attempts for a percentage of 88.2%. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they collected 47 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 23 assists in this contest while forcing the other team into 6 turnovers and having 6 steals. In relation to the defense, Indiana let their opponent shoot 48.2% from the floor on 41 out of 85 shooting. Milwaukee distributed 42 dimes and had 24 steals in this game. Additionally, Milwaukee pulled down 35 boards (7 offensive, 28 defensive) and added 1 block. Milwaukee finished the game at 83.9% when shooting free throws by making 26 of 31 tries. They also knocked down 11 of 32 shots from long range.
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Domantas Sabonis is a guy who was a contributor in the matchup. He scored 21 points on 8 out of 13 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37 minutes played and totaled 13 rebounds. Sabonis shot 61.5% from the floor and also totaled 5 dimes.
Indiana comes into this contest with a record of 1-3 so far this season. They currently have an average of 116.8 points per game (5th in the NBA) while going 46.0% from the field. The Pacers are shooting 35.9% on three-point attempts (56 of 156) and 81.7% from the charity stripe. As a team, Indiana is pulling down 48.8 rebounds per game and has racked up 98 dimes so far this season, which is 4th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 16.0 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 22.0 personal fouls every game. On the defensive end, the Pacers are able to force 13.3 turnovers every game while drawing 21.5 fouls. They are surrendering 38.8% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 26th in the league in PPG allowed (117.0). The Pacers defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 45.4% (53 of 86) and they surrender 45.3 rebounds per contest as a team. They are 24th in the league in giving up assists with 95 relinquished for the season.
When they last played, the Raptors took a defeat with a final score of 111-108 when they faced the Bulls. The Raptors recorded 34 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards for a total of 48 in the game. They turned the ball over 19 times, while earning 7 steals in this game. The Bulls were called for 12 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Raptors to the free throw line for a total of 20 shots. They were able to convert 16 of the free throw tries for a clip of 80.0%. In regard to three-point attempts, Toronto made 12 out of their 30 tries (40.0%). Overall, the Raptors finished 40 out of 83 from the field which gave them a percentage of 48.2%. The Raptors permitted the Bulls to convert 39 of 81 tries from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 48.1% in this contest. They went 44.4% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 12 of 27 and walked away from this one shooting 21 out of 22 from the charity stripe (95.5%). When it comes to rebounding, Toronto allowed Chicago to collect 23 overall (5 offensive).
OG Anunoby ended up having an impact for the Raptors in this game. He converted 8 out of 17 in this contest for a field goal rate of 47.1%, and accounted for 8 rebounds. Anunoby totaled 22 points in his 38 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 5 assists for the game.
Toronto has a mark of 1-3 for the campaign. On the offensive side of the ball, the Raptors are connecting on 40.0% from the floor, which is ranked 29th in the NBA. Toronto has accounted for 401 pts for the season (100.3 per contest) and they snag 52.8 boards per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 20.0 times per game (26th in the league) and they cough up possession 16.0 times per contest. The Raptors commit 18.8 fouls per game and they connect on 80.2% from the charity stripe. The Raptors on the defensive end are ranked 6th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 98.8. They are forcing their opponents into 17.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 43.3% from the floor (8th in the league). The Toronto defense concedes 32.3% on 3-pointers (42 of 130) and opponents are knocking down 81.8% of their free throw attempts. They allow 21.8 assists and 42.8 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 9th and 4th in basketball.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (+1.5) and over 220 points
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