Pacers vs. Lakers - 2/8/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (11-42) at Indiana Pacers (27-24)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -11.5 -- Over/Under: 205.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TWC SN, FSMW
The Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers meet Monday at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Los Angeles Lakers need a nice win after losing 10 of their last 12 games. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 96.4 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 106.2 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Kobe Bryant is averaging 16.9 points and 4.3 assists while Louis Williams is averaging 15.3 points and 3.9 rebounds. D'Angelo Russell is dishing 3.3 assists and Julius Randle is grabbing 9.8 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 31.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The Lakers are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.9 rebounds per game. The Los Angeles Lakers have lost six of their last seven road games. Roy Hibbert is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Indiana Pacers look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 103 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 100.2 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.4 points and 7.1 rebounds while George Hill is averaging 13 points and four rebounds. Monta Ellis is dishing 4.9 assists and C.J. Miles is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Lakers are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 games following a ATS win and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Pacers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Western Conference and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Pacific. The Lakers are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Pacers aren't good enough to cover big numbers, and they're not even winning games outright with any consistency. The Lakers have Kobe playing well again and the team as a whole is gaining confidence. I'll take the points.