NBA Betting Predictions: Los Angeles Clippers vs Indiana Pacers
Tonight we have seven total NBA games to bet on with the first being a match up between the traveling Los Angeles Clippers taking on the Indiana Pacers. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the Pacers as -3 ½ point favorites over the Clippers.
Saturday the Indiana Pacers were smoked at home 102-88 by the New York Knicks. The Pacers had much difficulty hitting their shots hitting only 40.5% from the paint, 4-19 from behind the arc, and only 74% of their free-throws. Indiana also turned the ball over 15 times to the Knicks 12 and were out-rebounded 46-42.
Indiana’s Roy Hibbert led the game in scoring with 24 points to go with his game leading 12 rebounds. Paul George scored 18 points and put on a good defensive display with 2 steals and 2 blocked shots. The Pacers starters played well with four of them posting double digit points, Indiana’s bench however played terribly. Tyler Hansbrough led the bench with only 5 points and George Hill shot an awful 1-7 from the floor and hit only one of five three-point attempts.
The Los Angeles Clippers pulled a 87-83 come from behind victory at home Sunday against the Detroit Pistons when they held them to just 9 points in the fourth quarter. LA was lucky to escape with a win after shooting a low 40.2% from the floor, hitting only 4 of 20 three-point shots, and only making 4-20 free-throws. LA was also out-rebounded 47-40 however they did force more turnovers as they only made 11 TO’s to the Pistons 18.
Chris Paul had a great game leading his team in scoring with 19 on 8-14 shooting and made 15 assists on the night. Blake Griffin had 17 points to go with his 11 boards, and Randy Foye put up 14. The Clippers got a little scoring rom their bench as NickYoung had 9 points and Kenyon Martin scored 8 from the pine.
NBA Betting Prediction: The Indiana Pacers offense have been sluggish their last eight games only putting up 100+ points in only two of them. The Clippers are only 1 ½ games back from the Pacific Division leading LA Lakers so I look for the Clippers to win some tough games down the stretch in attempt to overcome the them.
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