Indiana Pacers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 10/29/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Indiana Pacers vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Indiana (+11)
Barclays Center is the location where the Brooklyn Nets will attempt to beat the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. Indiana opens this game as 11-point underdogs. The total is 225.
The Pacers stepped onto the hardwood against the Bulls and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 124-109 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Pacers left the arena with 18 and the Bulls accumulated 25 fouls. They knocked down 16 out of their 30 shots from long range. Chicago finished 91.7% from the charity stripe by making 22 of their 24 attempts. In addition, Chicago snagged 44 rebounds (9 offensive, 35 defensive) and added 12 rejections. Chicago distributed 34 assists and had 10 steals for the game. When talking about defense, Indiana allowed 49.4% from the field on 43 out of 87 shooting. They also distributed 31 dimes in this game as well as forcing 17 turnovers and getting 5 steals. In relation to hauling in rebounds, they earned 38 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Pacers made 19 of 24 tries for a percentage of 79.2%. Indiana ended the game having earned a 43.0% FG percentage (37 out of 86) and made 16 out of their 40 3-pointers.
Buddy Hield is one guy who played a role for this contest. Hield finished the game at 50.0% from the floor and also earned 4 assists. He saw the court for 32 minutes played and also collected 3 boards. He ended up with 25 points on 8 out of 16 shooting.
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Indiana will enter this contest with a record of 1-4 this season. They are losing possession via turnover 15.0 times per game and as a group are committing 23.2 fouls per game. As a team, Indiana is pulling down 45.6 rebounds per contest and has racked up 139 assists for the season, which has them ranked 6th in the league in terms of passing. The Pacers are connecting on 34.5% from downtown (70 of 203) and 78.9% from the free throw line. They average 116.0 pts per contest (11th in the league) while connecting on 43.8% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Pacers are forcing their opponents into 14.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 21.2 personal fouls. They currently rank 27th in basketball in giving up assists with 140 relinquished for the season. The Pacers defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 46.9% (204 of 435) and they concede 45.2 rebounds per contest as a team. They are giving up 45.8% on 3-point shots while they are 30th in the league in points per game allowed (122.0).
For their last game, the Nets took a defeat with a final score of 129-125 against the Mavericks. The Nets snagged 32 defensive boards and 13 offensive rebounds totaling 45 for this game. They also turned it over 13 times, while earning 10 steals in the matchup. The Mavericks earned 23 fouls in this contest which took the Nets to the free throw line for 30 attempts. They were able to convert 27 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 90.0%. When discussing shooting from downtown, Brooklyn knocked down 12 of 35 tries (34.3%). Overall, the Nets walked away from this one shooting 43 out of 93 from the floor which gave them a rate of 46.2%. The Nets permitted the Mavericks to convert 41 of 81 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 50.6% in this contest. They shot 50.0% from 3-point land by going 20 out of 40 and ended up going 27 out of 35 at the free throw line (77.1%). When talking about rebounds, Brooklyn allowed Dallas to collect 37 in total (7 on the offensive side).
Kevin Durant ended up being a factor for the Nets in this contest. Durant earned 37 points in his 41 mins on the court and had 5 dimes for the contest. He buried 12 of 21 in this contest for a rate of 57.1%, and had 3 rebounds.
Brooklyn has a mark of 1-4 this year. As an offense, the Nets are connecting on 46.4% from the field, which has them ranked 18th in the league. Brooklyn has earned 565 pts for the campaign (113.0 per contest) and they grab 40.0 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 23.6 times per contest (22nd in the league) and they are turning it over 13.8 times per contest. The Nets are committing 25.2 personal fouls every game while shooting 79.1% from the charity stripe.
The Nets on defense are ranked 28th in basketball in PPG surrendered with 121.6. They are able to force 14.8 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 48.6% from the floor (26th in basketball). The Brooklyn defense concedes 42.1% on 3-point shots (69 of 164) and their opponents are knocking down 74.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 24.6 dimes and 46.2 rebounds per game, ranking them 14th and 21st in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Brooklyn (-11)
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