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Indiana Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/18/2023

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Indiana Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers 12/18/2023
  • We like the Pacers on the moneyline (+121)
  • The Pacers are also our pick on the spread at +3
  • Our NBA model projects 224 points, and we suggest taking the under

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Looking to win big? The Clippers and Pacers face off at 7:00 ET on BSIN. The Pacers are hosting the game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.

The Clippers are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Pacers. The over/under for the game is set at 241 points. Check out BetCoco for Indiana Pacers – Los Angeles Clippers odds

Indiana Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Clippers and Pacers did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Pacers have the leg up at 2-1. The Pacers also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 237 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-1.

  • Across the Clippers last ten road games, the team averaged 114 points per game while allowing 113. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 4-6, while going 4-6 straight-up.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Pacers have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 130 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Pacers have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Clippers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

Indiana Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction

With an overall record of 15-10, the Clippers are looking to extend their seven game win streak in today’s game. Against Western Conference teams, the Clippers have gone 13-8 while going 2-2 in non-conference play.

The Clippers have successfully covered the spread in their last three games and hold an overall ATS record of 12-13. On the road, the Clippers have an ATS record of 4-7 compared to a 8-6 record vs. the spread at home.

In terms of their over/under record, the Clippers are 10-15-0 so far this season. Their games have currently averaged 234.0 points per game and the average over/under line so far is 227.9.

The Clippers offense is coming off a game where they scored 144 points against the Knicks. They posted a field goal percentage of 56.8% and connected on 16 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Kawhi Leonard with 36 points. Paul George also added 25 points for the Clippers.

So far, the Clippers’ defense is ranked 5th in the league at 110.0 points per contest.

Los Angeles’ defense is currently forcing 12.4 turnovers per game, which is 8th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 15th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.3 rejections per game.

In their last five games, the Pacers have gone 2-3 and have an overall record of 13-11. When playing at home, the Pacers are 7-5 compared to 6-6 on the road.

Indiana is currently performing above .500 against the spread with an ATS record of 13-11. During this season, Indiana has a 6-6 record against the spread as favorites and 7-5 as underdogs.

In regard to their over/under record, the Pacers have gone 19-5-0 so far this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 241.3, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 12.1.

The Pacers’ offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 109 points versus the Timberwolves. During the game, they attempted 21 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 50%. The team’s scoring leader is Tyrese Haliburton, who holds an average of 25.7 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Myles Turner is averaging 16.9 points per game this season.

So far, the Pacers’ defense is ranked 29th in the league at 126.0 points per contest.

Opponents are hitting 55.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 39.4% of their three-point attempts.

Even though they are 3 point underdogs, we see the Pacers winning this game by a score of 113-111.

Indiana Pacers vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Tips

  • We like the Pacers on the moneyline (+121)
  • The Pacers are also our pick on the spread at +3
  • Our NBA model projects 224 points, and we suggest taking the under

Indiana Pacers Injury Report

  • Jalen Smith – Knee – Out
  • Tyrese Haliburton – Knee – Questionable
  • Andrew Nembhard – Knee – Out

Los Angeles Clippers Injury Report

  • Mason Plumlee – Knee – Out
  • Bones Hyland – Knee – Questionable
  • Moussa Diabate – Hip – Out

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