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Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers 8/8/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers 8-8-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers 8/8/2020 – Two teams that are looking to get back at their winning groove are set to clash as the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Indiana Pacers. The match is set to commence this Saturday, August 8 at the HP Field House in Kissimmee, Florida. It will be TNT that will bring the action from the bubble for your watching preferences and the same feed will be thrown to the online live streaming services of NBA League Pass and SofaScore. The Lakers have lost two straight and would look to avoid a losing streak. NBA Over Under sees them prevailing over the Indiana Pacers for this game.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers 8/8/2020

When: August 8, 2020 6:00 PM ET
Where: HP Field House, Kissimmee, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers 8/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers -8 (-110) 219 u (-110) -400

Indiana Pacers
+8 (-110) 219 o (-110) +300
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers were outscored by the Houston Rockets in their last game and lost by 16 points, 97-113. Kyle Kuzma led the team with 21 points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks. Anthony Davis had a bubble double-double with 17 points, 12 rebounds and three assists but also had seven turnovers. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Danny Green, and Talen Horton-Tucker each had 10 points for the team. Dwight Howard came off the bench and had a good night finishing with 8 points and led the team with rebounds at 15. LeBron James did not play in this game.

Players to Watch: A. Davis PF GP 59 GS 59 MIN 34.4 PTS 26.5 OR 2.2 DR 7.1 REB 9.3 AST 3.2 STL 1.5 BLK 2.3 TO 2.4 PF 2.6 AST/TO 1.3 PER 27.94

L. James SF GP 64 GS 64 MIN 34.8 PTS 25.3 OR 1 DR 7 REB 8 AST 10.3 STL 1.2 BLK 0.5 TO 3.9 PF 1.8 AST/TO 2.6 PER 25.55

K. Kuzma PF GP 58 GS 7 MIN 24.8 PTS 12.5 OR 0.8 DR 3.6 REB 4.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 0.8 PER 11.65.

Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers fell to the Phoenix Suns in their last game by 15 points, 99-114. Malcolm Brogdon had 25 points, six rebounds and six assists to lead the team. He also shot four triples and blocked one shot. It was one of the nights that T.J. Warren had a hard time and was only 7-of-20 from the field to finish with 16 points along with 11 rebounds and two steals. Victor Oladipo chipped in with 16 points, four rebounds and two assists while Myles Turner did 17 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for the Pacers. Aaron Holiday and T.J. McConnell combined 17 points for the team.

Players to watch: T.J. Warren SF GP 64 GS 64 MIN 32.8 PTS 19.7 OR 1 DR 3 REB 4 AST 1.5 STL 1.2 BLK 0.5 TO 1.2 PF 2.8 AST/TO 1.2 PER 18.67

D. Sabonis PF GP 62 GS 62 MIN 34.8 PTS 18.5 OR 3 DR 9.4 REB 12.4 AST 5 STL 0.8 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 PF 3.1 AST/TO 1.8 PER 20.82

M. Brogdon PG GP 50 GS 50 MIN 30.8 PTS 16.3 OR 0.8 DR 3.9 REB 4.7 AST 7.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 3 PER 17.68.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers 8/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Lakers’ last 8 games.
LA Lakers are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games.
Lakers are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against Indiana.
LA Lakers are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games against Indiana.

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 7 games.
Indiana are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games against LA Lakers.
Indiana are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

Rajon Rondo PG Thumb is OUT 6-8 weeks
LeBron James SF Groin is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Indiana
Anthony Davis PF Ankle is probable Saturday vs Indiana
Alex Caruso SG Neck is “?” Saturday vs Indiana

Indiana Pacers

Jeremy Lamb SG ACL is out for season
Doug McDermott SF Knee is “?” Saturday vs LA Lakers
T.J. Warren PF Foot is “?” Saturday vs LA Lakers
Myles Turner C Ankle is “?” Saturday vs LA Lakers
Domantas Sabonis PF Foot is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Indiana Pacers
36-31-1 Against the Spread 37-29-3
31-37-0 Straight Up 37-31-1
113 Points per Game 110
107 Points Allowed per Game 108
47.98 Offensive FG% 47.85
73.06 Offensive FT% 78.88
34.79 Offensive 3PT% 36.28
44.36 Defensive FG% 44.84
77.99 Defensive FT% 78.76
34.19 Defensive 3PT% 34.52

Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

The Los Angeles Lakers have just too much weapons from top to bottom as compared to the Indiana Pacers for this match. Online Sports Betting sees the Pacers as the underdogs in this game as they lack depth. It will be interesting how Myles Turner and Anthony Davis will be battling each other in this game.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Lakers for this game is -400 while the Pacers are at +300 if they score a victory.

ATS: A very wide eight points between both teams for this matchup. The Lakers are at -8 while the Pacers are on the far end with +8.

TOTALs: The given total for this game is at 219 with the Lakers going under while the Pacers the team under.

Score Prediction: 118 – 108 Lakers