Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers 11/26/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
The Toronto Raptors (9-10) are on their way to Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday where they will attempt to beat the Indiana Pacers (8-12).
The Raptors played the Grizzlies and went home with a win by a final score of 126-113 in their last game. In relation to personal fouls, the Raptors walked away with 20 while the Grizzlies racked up 14 personal fouls. They knocked down 9 out of their 29 attempts from 3-point land. Memphis finished the game shooting 76.9% from the free throw line by making 20 of 26 shots. Furthermore, Memphis grabbed 29 rebounds (11 offensive, 18 defensive) and had 4 rejections. Memphis earned 40 assists and had 25 steals for this game. In reference to the defense, Toronto allowed the other team to shoot 51.2% from the field on 42 of 82 shooting. They also recorded 25 assists for the game while forcing 3 turnovers and getting 8 steals. In relation to pulling down boards, they earned 34 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. At the free throw line, the Raptors buried 18 of their 21 tries for a percentage of 85.7%. Toronto ended the game with a 52.8% field goal percentage (47 of 89) and knocked down 14 out of their 30 three-point attempts.
Fred VanVleet is someone who was a major factor in this matchup. He walked away with 23 points on 9 of 14 shooting. He played 37 minutes and also totaled 6 rebounds. VanVleet ended up going 64.3% from the floor and earned 7 dimes.
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Toronto enters this game with a mark of 9-10 on the campaign. They average 106.8 points per outing (20th in the league) while hitting 44.1% from the field. The Raptors are connecting on 35.2% on three-point shots (216 of 613) and 77.9% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Toronto is pulling in 44.4 boards per game and has totaled 402 assists for the campaign, which ranks 24th in the NBA in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 12.9 times per game and as a squad are committing 19.1 personal fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Raptors are forcing 16.7 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.4 personal fouls. They concede 36.5% from beyond the arc while they are 15th in the league in PPG from their opponents (106.2). The Raptors defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 46.9% (735 of 1,567) and they surrender 42.1 rebounds per contest as a group. They are ranked 22nd in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 459 relinquished so far this season.
In their last game, the Pacers walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 124-116 against the Lakers. The Pacers corralled 38 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive rebounds totaling 52 for the game. They turned it over 11 times, while recording 3 steals in the game. The Lakers were called for 11 fouls in this game which got the Pacers to the free throw line for a total of 24 tries. They were able to make 19 of them for a percentage of 79.2%. When it comes to shooting from beyond the arc, Indiana converted 13 out of 46 tries (28.3%). When the game finished, the Pacers shot 42 for 104 from the field which gave them a percentage of 40.4%. The Pacers allowed the Lakers to make 42 out of 95 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 44.2% for the contest. They finished 40.5% from beyond the perimeter via 15 out of 37 and walked away from this one shooting 25 of 29 from the charity stripe (86.2%). In regard to team rebounding, Indiana permitted Los Angeles to grab 43 in total (9 on the offensive glass).
Malcolm Brogdon ended up being a factor for the Pacers in the matchup. He buried 9 of 21 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 42.9%, and had 7 rebounds. Brogdon tallied 28 points in his 46 minutes on the court and accumulated 2 assists in this game.
Indiana has a win-loss mark of 8-12 this year. The Pacers commit 20.7 personal fouls per game and they hit 76.4% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 23.5 times per contest (14th in the NBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 14.9 times per contest. Indiana has 2,155 points this year (107.8 per contest) and they pull down 46.2 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Pacers are shooting 45.8% from the field, which is 11th in basketball.
The Pacers on the defensive end are ranked 14th in the league in points per game surrendered with 106.2. They are forcing their opponents into 13.5 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 44.4% from the floor (13th in basketball). The Indiana defense allows 36.2% on 3-point attempts (220 of 608) and their opposition knocks down 77.8% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 21.6 assists and 43.7 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 4th and 8th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Toronto
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