Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers Prediction, 11/12/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN
TV: Bally Sports Indiana
Gainbridge Fieldhouse is where the Indiana Pacers will try to beat the Toronto Raptors on Saturday.
The Raptors took the court against the Rockets and earned the victory with a final of 116-109 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Raptors walked away with 26 while the Rockets racked up 18 personal fouls. They made 9 of their 35 attempts from 3-point range. Houston went 83.9% from the free throw line by making 26 of 31 shots. Furthermore, Houston snagged 49 boards (16 offensive, 33 defensive) and had 9 blocked shots. Houston totaled 29 dimes and had 9 steals for the matchup. With regard to defense, Toronto allowed the other team to shoot 44.0% from the field on 37 of 84 shooting. They also recorded 19 assists for the matchup as well as creating 16 turnovers and earning 12 steals. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they earned a total of 50 with 22 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Raptors made 17 of 20 attempts for a rate of 85.0%. Toronto ended the contest having earned a 41.2% field goal percentage (42 of 102) and made 15 of their 44 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Fred VanVleet is someone who came through for the game. VanVleet ended up shooting 46.2% from the floor and also totaled 4 dimes. He played for 35 minutes and also snagged 3 boards. He left the arena with 32 points on 12 out of 26 shooting.
Get all of our NBA Parlay Picks
Toronto will take the court with a win-loss record of 7-5 so far this season. They currently have an average of 112.3 points per game (16th in the NBA) while hitting 45.1% from the floor. The Raptors are shooting 36.1% from downtown (150 of 415) and 77.1% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Toronto is pulling in 43.8 boards per game and has 289 assists so far this year, which has them ranked 13th in the league in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 12.2 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 20.8 fouls per contest.
Defensively, the Raptors have forced 16.8 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.0 fouls. They are 26th in the NBA in giving up assists with 318 relinquished so far this year. The Raptors defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 46.7% (460 of 984) and they relinquish 42.1 rebounds per game as a group. They are giving up 35.0% on 3-pointers and they rank 4th in the NBA in PPG allowed (106.8).
When they last played, the Pacers walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 122-119 when they faced the Nuggets. The Pacers were able to pull down 33 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards totaling 44 in the game. They also turned the ball over 18 times, while earning 9 steals for the matchup. The Nuggets were called for 15 personal fouls for this contest which took the Pacers to the charity stripe for 19 attempts. They were able to bury 15 of the free throw tries for a rate of 78.9%. Regarding shooting from distance, Indiana converted 14 out of their 42 tries (33.3%). When all was said and done, the Pacers went 45 out of 96 from the floor which gave them a rate of 46.9%. The Pacers allowed the Nuggets to knock down 43 of 88 attempts from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 48.9% in the game. They finished the game shooting 42.9% from distance by shooting 12 of 28 and finished the game at 24 of 26 from the charity stripe (92.3%). When it comes to team rebounding, Indiana allowed Denver to get 47 in total (11 on the offensive side).
Tyrese Haliburton ended up being a major contributor for the Pacers in this game. He buried 9 out of 15 in the matchup giving him a rate of 60.0%, and had 1 rebound. Haliburton earned 21 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 11 assists in the matchup.
Indiana has a mark of 5-6 for the year. As an offense, the Pacers are hitting on 45.5% from the field, which ranks 21st in basketball. Indiana has accounted for 1,290 pts so far this year (117.3 per contest) and they grab 44.6 boards per game. They are earning an assist 28.4 times per contest (4th in the league) and they are turning it over 16.3 times per game. The Pacers are responsible for committing 22.3 fouls every game and they go 80.1% from the free throw line.
The Pacers on the defensive end are ranked 28th in the NBA in PPG given up with 118.4. They are forcing their opponents into 15.2 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 47.5% from the floor (25th in the league). The Indiana defense concedes 41.1% on shots from beyond the arc (155 of 377) and their opposition knocks down 83.6% of their foul shots. They relinquish 26.9 assists and 42.6 boards per contest, which is 26th and 13th in basketball.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Indiana and under the total points
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Expert NBA Picks