Indiana Pacers vs. Los Angeles Lakers - 12/17/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Los Angeles Lakers (24-3) at Indiana Pacers (18-9)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers +4 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Los Angeles Lakers look for another win to build on their seven-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 113.3 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 103.9 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Anthony Davis is averaging 27.4 points and 9.3 rebounds while LeBron James is averaging 26.1 points and 10.7 assists. Kyle Kuzma is the third double-digit scorer and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.4 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.9 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Lakers have won 14 straight road games.
The Indiana Pacers look for a statement win after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 109.3 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 104.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Malcolm Brogdon is averaging 19.1 points and 7.7 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 17.8 points and 3.4 rebounds. Domantas Sabonis is the third double-digit scorer and Jeremy Lamb is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 81.2 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.5 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won five of their last six home games.
The Lakers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss, 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games as a road favorite and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Pacers are 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as a home underdog. The under is 7-3 in Lakers last 10 games as a favorite. The under is 6-1 in Pacers last 7 overall. The Lakers are 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings. The over is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings in Indiana. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
The Los Angeles Lakers continue to win games, but they've had a lot of games come down the wire and aren't exactly blowing the doors off opponents. The Indiana Pacers are just as hot as the Lakers and are winning at home by an average of 6.6 points while allowing just 42.8 percent shooting. The Indiana Pacers are 4-2 ATS as an underdog and are 8-5-1 ATS at home this season overall. Give me the points and the Pacers at home.