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Los Angeles Clippers Indiana Pacers
28-13 January 18, 2014, 07:00 | Bankers Life Fieldhouse 31-7



Los Angeles travels to Indiana on Saturday, hoping to boost its 28-13 mark with a victory over the Pacers.

Supporters of the Clippers have seen them go 28-13 and 24-17 ATS so far this season, while the Pacers are at 31-7 and 26-12 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pacers are 14-24, while the Clippers are 21-18-2.

View Los Angeles Clippers vs Indiana Pacers Odds and Stats.

The Clippers were listed as 7-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 197.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

This game pits the Pacers, currently No. 3 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Clippers, who rate No. 7 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-96 victory for the Pacers.

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Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 109-95 winner as they battled the Knicks on the road. The Clippers covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Clippers got a 32-point performance from Blake Griffin as Los Angeles handed New York a 109-95 defeat on Friday at Madison Square Garden.

Last time out for Indiana, they were a 117-89 winner as they battled the Knicks at home. The Pacers covered in the match as a 9.5-point favorite, while 206 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pacers blew out New York on Thursday, running up the score in a 117-89 win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Clippers rank No. 15 in the league with 43.2 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 10 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is the NBA’s No. 19-ranked team at 7.18 per game, while the Clippers rate No. 11 with 8.17 per contest.

A few Clippers at Pacers trends to consider:
LA Clippers is 4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games
LA Clippers is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
LA Clippers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
LA Clippers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indiana's last 9 games
Indiana is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home


Next up:
Los Angeles at Detroit, Monday, January 20th
Indiana at Golden State, Monday, January 20th
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