Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers Prediction, 11/25/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Bally Sports Indiana
Gainbridge Fieldhouse is where the Indiana Pacers will go up against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday.
The Nets faced the 76ers and went home with a loss by a final score of 115-106 in their last contest. With respect to fouls, the Nets ended up finishing with 15 while the 76ers racked up 12 fouls. They converted 16 of 32 tries from downtown. Philadelphia finished 81.3% at the charity stripe by making 13 of their 16 attempts. In addition, Philadelphia collected 49 rebounds (20 offensive, 29 defensive) and got 14 blocked shots. Philadelphia recorded 19 dimes and had 9 steals for this game. In terms of defense, Brooklyn allowed their opponent to shoot 43.4% from the field on 43 out of 99 shooting. They also distributed 31 dimes in this contest while forcing 9 turnovers and earning 5 steals. Pertaining to rebounding, they compiled a total of 35 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Nets converted 9 of their 13 attempts for a rate of 69.2%. Brooklyn wrapped up the contest with a 55.0% field goal percentage (44 out of 80) and buried 9 out of their 28 three-point attempts.
Ben Simmons is one guy who played a role in this contest. Simmons finished shooting 57.1% from the floor and earned 11 dimes. He played for 32 mins and also pulled down 7 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 11 points on 4 of 7 shooting.
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Brooklyn will play this game with a win-loss record of 8-10 for the campaign. They turn it over 14.4 times per game and as a team are committing 21.6 fouls every game. As a unit, Brooklyn is snagging 40.4 boards per contest and has earned 477 assists so far this season, which ranks 4th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Nets are connecting on 36.6% on shots from beyond the arc (208 of 568) and 80.0% from the charity stripe. They average 111.3 pts per game (17th in the league) while going 48.9% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Nets are able to force 14.4 turnovers every game and they draw 19.7 fouls. They concede 38.7% from 3-point land and they are 13th in the NBA in points per game allowed (111.8). The Nets are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.5% (716 of 1,608) and they concede 44.9 rebounds per contest as a group. They are 16th in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 431 relinquished for the season.
The last time they took the court, the Pacers took home the win by a final score of 123-102 when they faced the Magic. The Pacers collected 36 defensive rebounds and 12 offensive boards for a total of 48 in the matchup. They turned it over 21 times, while getting 9 steals for this contest. The Magic were called for 25 fouls for the game which took the Pacers to the free throw line for 27 tries. They were able to knock down 24 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 88.9%. Regarding shooting from downtown, Indiana buried 13 of 46 attempts (28.3%). Overall, the Pacers finished shooting 43 for 86 from the floor which had them shooting 50.0%. The Pacers permitted the Magic to convert 36 of their 85 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 42.4% for the game. They finished 31.4% from three-point range by connecting on 11 out of 35 and walked away from this one shooting 19 out of 25 from the free throw line (76.0%). With respect to team rebounding, Indiana allowed Orlando to pull down 38 overall (12 on the offensive glass).
T.J. McConnell ended up being a major contributor for the Pacers in the game. McConnell totaled 19 points in his 32 minutes on the court and accounted for 10 dimes in the game. He knocked down 7 of 8 for the contest giving him a rate of 87.5%, and added 5 rebounds.
Indiana has a win-loss mark of 10-6 on the year. The Pacers are committing 22.1 personal fouls every game and they hit 80.2% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 28.5 times per game (2nd in the league) and they cough up possession 16.6 times per game. Indiana has tallied 1,869 points for the season (116.8 per contest) and they grab 44.4 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Pacers are connecting on 46.2% from the floor, which has them ranked 20th in basketball.
The Pacers on the defensive side of the court are 18th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 114.1. They have forced 15.1 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 45.4% from the floor (7th in the NBA). The Indiana defense concedes 37.6% on three-point shots (207 of 550) and their opposition knocks down 82.3% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 24.4 dimes and 42.8 rebounds every game, which is 13th and 11th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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