Pacers face Clippers in Los Angeles
The Indiana Pacers will be looking to keep their red-hot start to the season going on Sunday afternoon as they take on the Los Angeles Clippers in NBA betting action at Staples Center.
The Pacers and Clippers split their two meetings last season 1-1 both SU and ATS, with each team winning as an underdog on the NBA odds on the road. Overall the Pacers are sitting at 6-4 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against the Clippers.
Los Angeles will face the 15-1 Pacers, who own a 12-4 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Clippers are 9-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pacers are 4-12 favoring the OVER.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Clippers rated this week at No. 1 and the Pacers sitting at No. 13. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 101-95 result in favor of the Pacers today.
The Clippers were a 104-98 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Kings. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (202) made winners of UNDER bettors. Sacramento was victimized by Jamal Crawford for 31 points as the Clippers defeated the Kings 104-98 in NBA action on Friday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 106.82 PPG, against a Pacers defense that ranks No. 1 at 85.62 PPG. The Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 47.67% so far, more than the Pacers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.92% per game.
A few Pacers at Clippers trends to consider:
Indiana is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games
Indiana is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
LA Clippers is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
LA Clippers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Clippers's last 6 games
LA Clippers is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Indiana at Portland, Monday, December 2nd
Los Angeles at Atlanta, Wednesday, December 4th