Lakers vs Pacers Game Breakdown & Projections – Fri, Mar 29th 2024

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Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers

41W-32L

Los Angeles Lakers

March 29, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 243.5 o/u

Pacers

41W-33L

Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers

Alright, hoop heads, brace yourselves for an epic clash tonight! The LA Lakers, those Hollywood hotshots with a 41-32 record, are packing their bags and jetting off to the heartland to battle it out with Indiana’s finest, the Pacers, who are sitting pretty at 41-33. They’re set to light up the court at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse, 7PM sharp – make sure you’re glued to your screens! While the Lakers are trailing by 4.5 games in the wild, wild West, the Pacers are playing catch-up too, lagging by 5.5 games in the East. Betting enthusiasts, take note – the over/under is pegged at a tantalizing 243.5, with the Lakers strutting in at 2.5 and the Pacers holding the fort at -2.5. The Pacers are still licking their wounds from a 99-125 drubbing by Chicago, while the Lakers are riding high on their 136-124 victory over Memphis. So, will the Lakers ‘pace’ themselves to victory or will the Pacers ‘lakes’ of determination see them through? Only time will tell!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 29, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indiana

Vegas Odds

LAL ML IND ML Over/Under Line
Open +115 -135 241.0 2.5/-2.5
Recent +135 -160 243.5 3.5/-3.5
Difference +20 -25 +2.5

Team Performance

lal Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
AWAY
13W-20L

42.6% Win Probability

ind Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
21W-13L

57.4% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/24/24 Indiana Pacers IND 36 32 31 46 145 Over
Los Angeles Lakers LAL 30 42 44 34 150
02/02/23 Los Angeles Lakers LAL 30 24 30 28 112 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 35 32 29 15 111
11/28/22 Indiana Pacers IND 29 27 28 32 116 Under
Los Angeles Lakers LAL 32 30 31 22 115
01/19/22 Indiana Pacers IND 23 27 26 35 111 Under
Los Angeles Lakers LAL 32 24 24 24 104
11/24/21 Los Angeles Lakers LAL 26 34 22 30 12 124 Under
Indiana Pacers IND 31 35 18 28 4 116

Lakers Vs Over/Under

Pacers Vs Over/Under

Lakers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/27 vs MEM 136-124W 43 31 15 81
03/26 vs MIL 128-124W 69 30 17 108
03/24 @ IND 150-145W 41 28 10 89
03/22 @ PHI 101-96W 54 22 21 74
03/18 @ ATL 136-105W 48 39 8 90
03/16 @ GSW 121-128L 39 32 9 92
03/13 vs SAC 107-120L 38 25 14 79
03/10 @ MIN 120-109W 56 29 19 83
03/08 @ MIL 123-124L 38 27 5 90
03/06 @ SAC 120-130L 34 25 14 82

Pacers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/27 vs CHI 99-125L 40 25 13 85
03/25 vs LAC 133-116W 34 28 8 86
03/24 vs LAL 145-150L 40 39 11 107
03/22 vs GSW 123-111W 50 32 11 103
03/20 vs DET 122-103W 40 38 12 88
03/18 @ CLE 103-108L 45 28 11 91
03/16 @ BRO 121-100W 50 21 10 105
03/13 @ CHI 129-132L 47 30 8 99
03/12 vs OKL 108-111L 40 32 8 89
03/10 vs ORL 111-97W 46 20 12 81

Starting Lineups

Lakers Notable Injuries

  • Skylar Mays (PG/SG): Avg: 4.7pts, 1.3reb, 2.5ast, 12.6 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Harry Giles III (C): Avg: 2.7pts, 1.3reb, 0.3ast, 4.6 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Colin Castleton OUT (C): Avg: 2.2pts, 1.1reb, 0.4ast, 4.7 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.5
  • Maxwell Lewis (SF/PF): Avg: 0.3pts, 0.1reb, 0.2ast, 3.2 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.1

Pacers Notable Injuries

  • James Johnson (PF): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.9ast, 5.0 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Kendall Brown (SG/SF): Avg: 1.4pts, 0.3reb, 0.3ast, 3.6 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.4
  • Quenton Jackson (PG/SG): Avg: 0.0pts, 1.0reb, 0.0ast, 1.8 minutes. Last game: 03/16/24. Impact: 2.1

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Lakers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #15 #6 #30 #20 1.5%
PF #26 #26 #16 #25 6.3%
PG #21 #18 #23 #25 9.6%
SF #24 #18 #25 #22 8.8%
SG #24 #11 #24 #24 4.7%

Pacers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #23 #29 #8 #27 8.8%
PF #19 #1 #22 #14 -0.1%
PG #7 #9 #1 #1 -31.3%
SF #18 #8 #24 #12 -3.5%
SG #25 #30 #4 #19 3.0%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
123.0
118.1
Rebounds per Game
45.0
43.3
Assists per Game
29.1
28.8
Steals per Game
5.2
7.1
Blocks per Game
5.3
6.1
Shots per Game
87.6
93.3
3-Pointers Made per Game
13.4
11.8
2-Pt Percentage per Game
56.6
56.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
42.1
35.5
Turnovers per Game
13.2
10.7
Fouls per Game
14.1
20.8

Recent Trends

  • Anthony Davis (PF/C) is on a notable streak, exceeding 30 points in 2 consecutive games.
  • LeBron James (SF/PF) is coming off a triple-double where he put up 23.0 pts, 14.0 reb, 12.0 ast against MEM
  • Anthony Davis (PF/C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 56.1% to 43.9, 28.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Spencer Dinwiddie (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 60.1% to 34.3, 21.4 min average previous 3 games.
  • Rui Hachimura (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 31.0% to 34.9, 26.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jalen Smith (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 46.9% to 10.5, 19.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jarred Vanderbilt (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 47.1% to 16.4, 31.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Lakers have a 2-game winning streak on the road. Overall, they are on a 5-game winning streak.

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