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Clippers are Massive Faves Over George-less Pacers

Sunday in the NBA brings us a great matchup between the Pacers and Clippers but Indiana could be in trouble without their star Paul George in the lineup. The Pacers are 1-3 at home without PG-13 on the court and the Clippers have been one of the most lethal teams in the NBA thus far losing just one of their eight road games.

SHARK BITES
  • The Clippers 11 OVERs are tied for 2nd most in the league.
  • The Pacers are 2-3 both SU and ATS without George this season.
  • The Clippers have not lost consecutive games all season.

At the beginning of the season, the Clippers were one of the best spread bets in the NBA. Nobody expected them to come of the gates like they did and the result was LA crushing lines set by bookmakers. That seems to have adjusted itself now as Chris Paul and the Lob City crew have slowed their clip, going just 1-5 ATS in their last six games.

If the spread closed at the 10.5-point mark it was at the time of writing, it would be the most road points the Clippers have laid all season.

Something that might scare me off taking the Pacers’ double-digit spread this evening is how good the Clippers’ offense has been this season and how bad Indiana’s defense has been. LA is second only to the Warriors in scoring and the Pacers have given up the most second-chance points in the league.

DeAndre Jordan could have himself a big day on the glass based on Indiana’s inability to clean up the boards and that’s been crucial to the Clippers’ success. In their 14 wins, Jordan has averaged 12.4 rebounds and collected just 9.7 in LA’s three losses.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Indiana Pacers installed as 10.5-point underdogs in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 207.5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 112-100 result in favor of the Clippers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Los Angeles Clippers vs Indiana Pacers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana Pacers sit at 8-9 (6-11 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Los Angeles Clippers are currently 14-3 (10-7 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Indiana is 9-8 OU and Los Angeles is 11-6 OU. This season the Indiana Pacers are 8-9 overall and 6-11 ATS against the number, while the Los Angeles Clippers are 14-3 and 10-7 ATS. As for the totals, Indiana is 9-8 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 11-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Indiana vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Pacers - Clippers betting odds would favor the Clippers if the lines were set according to power rankings. Indiana is rated No. 23 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Los Angeles Clippers sit at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 24-rated NBA squad against Los Angeles's No. 21-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 24 in the league with 8.18 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 9 with 9.94 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Blake Griffin scored 24 points in a failed effort to lead the Clippers to victory (they lost 108-97 to Detroit at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday).

The Pacers blew out Brooklyn on Friday, running up the score in a 118-97 win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • LA Clippers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Clippers is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Clippers's last 9 games
  • LA Clippers is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Indiana is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 8 games
  • Indiana is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Brooklyn, Tuesday, November 29th
Indiana at Portland, Wednesday, November 30th

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