Pacers at Raptors Game 5 - 4/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (47-39) at Toronto Raptors (58-28)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -7 -- Over/Under: 191.5 See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors meet Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre for game five.
The Indiana Pacers hope to steal another road game in this series to head back to Indy up 3-2 in the series. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 93 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 93 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 26.3 points and 5.5 rebounds while George Hill is averaging 12.3 points and 1.5 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 3.8 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 27.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have split their last eight road games.
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The Toronto Raptors also look for the 3-2 series advantage after some inconsistent play recently. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 93 points on 40.1 percent shooting and allowing 93 points on 42.7 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 13.3 points and 3.5 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 15.5 points and 7.3 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 13.5 rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing 2.5 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 27.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.3 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have won five of their last six home games.
This series has been so up-and-down, it's hard to get a real feel for which team is going to show up. One thing I do know is that the Pacers have the best player in the series and George, and the Raptors stars in Lowry and DeRozan seem to fall off like Big Mac toppings come playoff time. Can't trust Toronto at all. So, I'm taking the insane amount of points and Indiana.
The Raptors have done nothing to deserve such a big line.