Indiana Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction 3/25/2024

The Indiana Pacers (40-32) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers (44-26) on Monday, March 25th. This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles and televised on BSSC. Both the Pacers and Clippers will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 10:30 ET.

Pacers vs Clippers

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The Pacers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Indiana’s most recently played the Lakers and lost with a final score of 150-145. Alongside their straight-up loss, the Pacers couldn’t cover as +2.5 point underdogs. Before the game, the over/under line was 239.5 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

With a record of 40-32, the Pacers are above .500 and are in 6th place in the Eastern Conference. In the Central division, they currently hold the 3rd spot.

In terms of the spread, Indiana currently holds an ATS record of 38-32, which is above .500. As the favorite this season, Indiana is 16-19 vs. the spread while going 22-13 as the underdog.

The Clippers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Clippers were defeated by the 76ers in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 121-107. The Clippers turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 63-56.

In their last five games, the Clippers are 2-3 and have an overall record of 44-26. When facing Western Conference teams, the Clippers are 27-18 compared to 17-8 against non-conference teams.

Los Angeles arrives with an ATS record of 34-36 for the season up to this point. This season, Los Angeles has a 30-26 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 4-10 when playing as underdogs.

Pacers Offense Breakdown

Heading into play, the Pacers’ offense is rated 1st in the league in scoring, averaging 123.1 points per contest.

When it comes to scoring, the Pacers are the top team in the NBA, averaging 123.1 points per game. They are also the highest-scoring team on the road, averaging 121.1 points per game.

Indiana’s offense has been efficient all season, shooting 50% from the field, which is tops in the league. They are also the best team in the NBA at scoring inside the arc, making 58% of their two-point attempts.

So far this season, the Pacers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 72.2% of their games. In terms of pace, they are the second-fastest team in the league at 101.6 possessions per game.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

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Leading up to today’s matchup, the Clippers are one of the NBA’s top offenses, averaging 116.5 points per game (12th).

When it comes to scoring, the Clippers are 12th in the NBA at 116.5 points per game. At home, they are averaging 115.8 points per game.

So far, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 52.9% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 27th in the league at 96.5 possessions per game.

One area where the Clippers have excelled is in three-point shooting. They are 3rd in the NBA in three-point shooting percentage at 38%. Overall, they are 6th in field goal percentage at 49%.

Pacers Team Defense

Facing Los Angeles, the Pacers aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 121.0 points allowed per game (29th). In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Pacers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 56.3% while allowing 37.1% from downtown.

Clippers Team Defense

At present, the Clippers’ defense is ranked 12th, allowing 112.7 points per game. Inside the arc, the Clippers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.9% and 36.6% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Pacers And Clippers

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Pascal Siakam will be the primary scorer for the Pacers, with 21 points and going 8/15 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21.8 points per game, along with 7 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Kawhi Leonard as the leading scorer for the Clippers. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 24 while also collecting 6 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 52.5%, and he is contributing 23.7 points per game on average.

Pacers vs Clippers Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, Indiana has an ATS mark of 5-5. Their straight up record in these matchups was 6-4 while averaging 119 points per game.
  • Across their three previous home games, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 115 points per game.
  • Indiana has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
  • Through their previous three contests as the betting favorite, the Clippers have a strong record of 2-1. Their record vs the spread in these matchups is 1-2.

Pacers vs Clippers Prediction

In this Pacers vs. Clippers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Pacers at +6.5. While we project the Clippers to win 115-114, our recommendation is to bet on the Pacers for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 233.5 and our model has the Pacers and Clippers finishing with a combined 229 points. Our pick is to take the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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