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NBA: Raptors vs Indiana Pacers Prediction 11/22/2023

The Toronto Raptors (6-8) travel to face off against the Indiana Pacers (8-5) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Gainbridge Fieldhouse and televised on BSIN. The Pacers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Raptors are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Hawks. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Raptors vs Pacers

The Raptors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Raptors were defeated by the Magic in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 126-107. Alongside their straight-up loss, the Raptors couldn’t cover as +2 point underdogs. The over/under line heading into this matchup was 215 points in which the two teams surpassed.

Looking at the Raptors’ previous ten games, they are 5-5 and face the Pacers with an overall mark of 6-8. This season, when playing on the road, the Raptors have a 2-4 record, while their record at home is 4-4.

Toronto comes in with an overall ATS record of 7-7 so far this season. During this season, Toronto has a 2-2 record against the spread as favorites and 5-5 as underdogs.

The Pacers Are Coming Off A Witoronto raptors

The Pacers won vs. the Hawks in their most recent game, ending with a score of 157-152. The Pacers managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 86-73.

The Pacers will face the Raptors bringing in an overall record of 8-5 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. This season, when playing on the road, the Pacers have a 3-2 record, while their record at home is 5-3.

Currently, Indiana holds an above .500 ATS record of 8-5 so far this year. As the favorite this season, Indiana is 4-3 vs. the spread while going 4-2 as the underdog.

Raptors Offense Breakdown

In 14 games games, Toronto has an average of 110.6 points per game (21st). So far, the Raptors are averaging 99.9 possessions per game, which places them below the NBA average. Right now, the Raptors offense is in search of answers, as not only do they tend to play at a slow pace, but they are just 21st in effective field goal percentage.

Pacers Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Indiana is averaging 128.1 points per contest. This figure places them 1st in the league. The Pacers come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 15.5 made 3’s per game. A key to the teams offensive success is their ability to avoid turning the ball over. So far, Indiana is ranked 7th in fewest turnovers per game.

Raptors Team Defense

The Raptors’ defense is presently ranked 12th in the league, allowing an average of 111.9 points per contest.

Toronto’s defense is currently forcing 14.3 turnovers per game, which is 21st in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 22nd in blocked shots, with an average of 4.7 rejections per game.

Pacers Team Defense

On average, the Indiana defense is giving up 125.9 points per game (30th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average.

On two point field goal attempts, the Pacers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.7% and allowing 38.1% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Raptors And Pacers

In today’s game, we anticipate Pascal Siakam leading the scoring for the Raptors, contributing 17 points while shooting 7/12 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 19.1 points per game, along with 6.8 rebounds.

As for Indiana, Tyrese Haliburton is projected to be the primary scorer for the Pacers. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 16, and adding 3 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 51.8%, and his scoring average is 24.7 points per game.

Raptors vs Pacers Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Toronto has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 109 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Pacers have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 6-4 vs. the spread. The team averaged 123 points per game in this stretch.
  • The last three games that Toronto was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Indiana was favored, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 4-6 straight up.

Raptors vs Pacers Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Pacers to secure the win, with an expected final score of 115-110. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -4.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 238, and our model projects the Raptors and Pacers to reach a combined total of 225 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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