Clippers vs Pacers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Saturday, December 31, 2022

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The Los Angeles Clippers (21-16) visit the Indiana Pacers (19-17) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, starting at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 31, 2022. The Pacers are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 231.5 points for this matchup.

How to bet Clippers vs. Pacers

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Indiana Pacers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Clippers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Clippers have -154 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +130 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 231.5 points.

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Clippers vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSIN
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse

Clippers vs. Pacers Betting Trends

The Clippers are 20-17-0 against the spread this year. Los Angeles has been the favorite in 22 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (72.7%) in those contests. Clippers games this year have hit the over 15 times in 36 opportunities (41.7%).

Against the spread, the Pacers are 21-15-0 this season. Indiana has won 14 of the 28 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (50%). Pacers games this year have gone over the total in 16 of 36 opportunities (44.4%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Clippers

Clippers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Paul George 27 23.7 6.1 5.3 1.5 0.5 3
Kawhi Leonard 15 16.9 6.1 3.7 0.8 0.3 1.1
Norman Powell 27 15.5 2.8 1.7 0.8 0.4 1.7
Marcus Morris 34 13.4 5.1 1.8 0.7 0.4 2.1
Reggie Jackson 34 12.2 2.5 3.8 0.7 0.1 1.6

Pacers

Pacers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyrese Haliburton 34 20.8 3.7 10.2 1.7 0.4 3.1
Buddy Hield 36 17.9 4.7 2.6 0.9 0.3 3.8
Bennedict Mathurin 36 17.3 3.9 1.5 0.6 0.1 1.7
Myles Turner 30 16.1 8 1.5 0.6 2.2 1.6
Jalen Smith 35 10 6.2 1 0.3 1 1
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Clippers vs. Pacers Injury Report

Pacers: Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Daniel Theis: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Los Angeles Clippers

Because of Los Angeles’ offensive struggles this season, ranking second-worst in the NBA with 109.2 points per game, it has had to rely on its defense, which ranks third-best in the league by surrendering 108.8 points per game. When playing at home, the Clippers are scoring 7.5 fewer points per game (105.3) than they are in road games (112.8). On the offensive side of the ball, the Clippers have increased their production slightly over their last 10 games, scoring 113.9 points per contest over that span compared to the 109.2 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.

Los Angeles ranks 10th in the NBA with 12.6 threes per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks ninth with a 37.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Clippers have taken 60.1% two-pointers (accounting for 68% of the team’s baskets) and 39.9% three-pointers (32%).

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What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

In 2022-23, Indiana is 11th in the NBA offensively (114.9 points scored per game) and 19th on defense (115.4 points allowed). The Pacers are scoring more points at home (118.3 per game) than away (111.6). While the Pacers are averaging 114.9 points per game in 2022-23, they have fallen short of that over their last 10 games, producing 114.3 points per contest.

In 2022-23 Indiana is fourth-best in the league in 3-point makes (14.8 per game), and it ranks No. 8 in 3-point percentage (37.3%). In 2022-23, the Pacers have taken 44.5% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 55.5% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 36% of the Pacers’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 64% have been 2-pointers.

Clippers vs. Pacers Predictions and Pick

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