In a non-conference matchup, the Indiana Pacers (40-32) travel to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers (44-26). Tip-off is scheduled for 10:30 ET at Crypto.com Arena. The Clippers are favored by 6.5 points.

The Pacers are 6th in the Eastern Conference, while the Clippers are 4th in the West. The over/under line is set at 233.5 points.

INDIANA PACERS VS LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Indiana Pacers +6.5

This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 10:30 ET on Monday, March 25th.

WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-114 in favor of the Clippers.
  • Our projections have Kawhi Leonard finishing with Kawhi Leonard points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Clippers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 13 threes.

Do the Pacers Stand a Chance on the Road?

Indiana’s games this season have averaged 244.1 points per game, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 233.5. In 62 of their 72 games, the O/U line has been higher than today’s line.

The Pacers are 36-36 on O/U bets this season, and 38-32 against the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 20-15, and they are 19-17 straight-up on the road.

Indiana is currently in 6th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 40-32. In the Central Division, they are 3rd. Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Pacers are 28-17 and 12-15 against the West.

Indiana’s last game was a 150-145 loss to the Lakers. The O/U line for that game was 239.5, and the Pacers were 2.5-point underdogs going into the game.

As underdogs this season, Indiana has a straight-up record of 20-17 and 22-13 ATS. Today, they are 6.5-point underdogs on the road.

Indiana comes into the game as the top-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 123.1 points per game. They have been even better on the road, where they are averaging 121.1 points per game.

So far this season, the Pacers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 72.2% of their games. They are also the top-ranked team in field goal percentage at 50%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Indiana is 10th in three-point shooting percentage but have made the 11th most threes in the league. In terms of pace, the Pacers are 2nd in the NBA at 101.6 possessions per game.

On defense, the Pacers are ranked 29th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 63.9% of their games. Indiana’s defense is currently forcing 12.5 turnovers per game, which is 14th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 7th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.9 rejections per game.

Does Los Angeles Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Today, the Clippers are favored by 6.5 points against the Pacers. This season, the Clippers have been favored in 56 of their 70 games, going 41-15 in those games. As the favorite, they have an average scoring margin of +6.9 points per game.

Against the spread, the Clippers are 34-36 for the season and have failed to cover in their last four home games. At home, they are 16-18 ATS compared to 18-18 on the road.

Los Angeles’ O/U record for the season is 32-37-1, and the over has hit in their last three games. On average, their games have finished with 229.1 points, and today’s O/U line is set at 233.5.

In their most recent game, the Clippers lost to the 76ers by a score of 121-107. The O/U line for that game was 215.5. LA was favored by 9 points in that game, giving them an ATS loss.

Overall, the Clippers are 44-26 this season, which is good for 4th place in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 27-18 compared to 17-8 against the East.

When playing at home, the Clippers are scoring 115.8 points per game, which ranks 15th in the NBA. Overall, they are 12th in the league in scoring at 116.5 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 27th in the NBA.

So far this season, the Clippers have made 49% of their field goal attempts, which is 6th in the league. From beyond the arc, they are shooting 38%, which is 3rd in the NBA. However, they are just 20th in two-point attempts.

When it comes to free throws, the Clippers are getting to the line 22.4 times per game, which is 12th in the league. They are also 8th in the NBA in free throw makes. In terms of offensive rebounds, they are 22nd in the NBA.

At present, the Clippers’ defense is ranked 12th, allowing 112.7 points per game. Los Angeles’ defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 10th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 12th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.2 rejections per game.