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IND vs GSW Dream11 Prediction NBA Live, Fantasy Basketball Dream11 Team, Top Picks and Tips for Indiana Pacers vs Golden State Warriors


IND vs GSW Dream11: Now, with COVID-19 sweeping the league and injuries also mounting up, the NBA scenario has become a complicated landscape. In this game, the Indiana Pacers host the Golden State Warriors in a cross-conference match-up. Pacers have won three in a row but are still four games below the 50% win mark while the Warriors have the second-best record in the league with 21 wins and five losses.
Indiana has a stacked roster and like the Hornets, they have a bunch of high-quality isolation scorers. Since last season, Pacers have not done well in terms of win column and that is because they have been able to seize key moments during many games. Indiana will need to pull up the socks to notch more wins.
Warriors have been prolific this season and they began the season on an excellent note. However, lately, their scoring has come down, and the biggest reason for that is Stephen Curry’s decreased shooting efficient since the last week or so. Still, the situation is far from alarming and you’d believe in Golden State to turn it around soon.

Host: Indiana Pacers
Visitors: Golden State Warriors

Match Timing: 14 December, @ 05:30 AM
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse

NBA Projections, Stats & Analysis

Pacers: There is huge potential
When you look at the Pacers roster, you can easily find a ton of high-yielding scorers. With Brogdon, Sabonis, and LeVert, you get 17-22 points on most nights. Chris Duarte and Myles Turner has pulled together 12-18 points on a regular basis. Indiana’s bench players like Oshae Brissett and Kelan Martin have been decent but without McConnell, that end is not as high producing. Still, Indiana has been playing some of the team’s best basketball lately and has won three in a row.

Warriors: Is there a concern?

During a 82-game per team game season, a lot of trends break and develop as well. Warriors didn’t score under 100 for around 20 games but in the last five-six games, they have figured under 100 twice and their scoring range recently has reduced from 110-120 points to 92-104 points, that is why there have been three losses in the last couple of weeks. One of the reasons has been Stephen Curry shooting around 35% or so, especially being off from the three-point line. Poole and Wiggins have been doing well but Stephen will need to resume his early November form to continue Warriors’ winning ways.

Golden State Warriors | Indiana Pacers
Games: 26| 28
Wins: 21| 12
Defeats: 05| 16

Indiana Pacers vs Golden State Warriors NBA Live, Team News and Lineups

Indiana Pacers Team News

  • TJ Warren is OUT and will return somewhere around January.
  • TJ McConnell is listed as OUT and will be so long-term.
  • Justin Holiday is Questionable for the game and a “Game-Time Decision”.
  • Brad Wanamaker is Questionable for the game and a “Game-Time Decision”..

Pacers Expected Starting Five
Middle: PF: Domantas Sabonis C: Myles Turner
Guards: SG: Caris LeVert    SG: Chris Duarte    PG: Malcolm Brogdon

BENCH: Jeremy Lamb, Torrey Craig, Isaiah Jackson, DeJon Jarreau, Goga Bitadze, Kelan Martin, Brad Wanamaker, TJ Warren, Duane Washington Jr.

Golden State Warriors Team News

  • Klay Thompson is OUT. He is aiming for a return in a week or so.
  • Andre Iguodala is OUT for this game
  • James Wiseman is OUT but he has returned to practice with the Warriors’ G-League affiliate

Warriors Expected Starting Five
Wings/Forwards:  PF: Draymond Green    SF: Andrew Wiggins
Middle: C: Kevon Looney
Guards: SG: Jordan Poole       PG: Stephen Curry

BENCH: Jonathan Kuminga, Juan Toscano-Anderson, Gary Payton II, Moses Moody, Otto Porter Jr., Nemanja Belica, Damion Lee.

NBA Scores, Fantasy Basketball Top Picks

Stephen Curry(GSW)
Points: 18
Rebounds: 09
Assists: 05
Steph continues to bury mind-boggling jumpers but his scoring has taken a hit recently. In November, he was breaching the 25 points mark more often but lately, his long-range shooting has taken a hit and he has receded to an 18-24 points range but still, he can scrap around multiple assists and rebounds.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 40-50

Domantas Sabonis(IND)
Points: 24
Rebounds: 10
Assists: 07
Steals: 01
Domantas has been a great presence in the middle for the Pacers once again this season. The big has scored in the 16-24 points range and has also compiled 9-14 rebounds, and 3-7 assists on a regular basis. He is an option for Star/Pro Player in the Dream11 NBA scenario.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 39-52

Draymond Green(GSW)
Points: 07
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 02
Steals: 03
Dray provides elite defense and all-around offensive smarts to the Warriors team. He can be seen coming up with 7-10 points, 6-10 rebounds, and 6-10 assists on most nights.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 26-41

Malcolm Brogdon(IND)
Points: 12
Rebounds: 02
Assists: 08
Steals: 01

Brogdon has become a consistent all-around player in this league and has turned up with significant contributions for Indiana. You can expect 16-24 points and 5-8 assists a game consistently.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 28-42

Andrew Wiggins(GSW)
Points: 20
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 04
Steals: 01
Blocks: 01
Wiggins has been a solid scorer at the wing for the Warriors and has continued to be a productive scorer. The SF has compiled 17-22 points in most games this season.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 27-38

Caris LeVert(IND )
Points: 26
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 05
Steals: 02
Blocks: 01

LeVert is a primetime isolation scorer who has been consistent throughout his career. He has scored 19 points or more in three of the last four games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 30-45

IND vs GSW Dream11 Lineup Balancers

  • Jordan Poole(GSW) bagged 23 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in the last match.
  • Kevon Looney(GSW) scooped up 9 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 1 block in the last game.
  • Otto Porter Jr.(GSW ) scooped up 5 points, 3 rebounds in the last game.
  • Myles Turner(IND ) had 17 points, 10 rebounds, 1 steal in the last match.
  • Andre Iguodala(GSW) had 2 points, 3 rebounds in the last game.
  • Chris Duarte(IND ) had 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in the last game.
  • Oshae Brissett(IND ) had 9 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in the last game.
  • Kelan Martin(IND ) had 8 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block in the last game.

IND vs GSW Dream11 Team

PG: M Brogdon(PP)
SG: C LeVert
SF: A Wiggins
PF: D Green, D Sabonis(SP), O Brissett, K Martin
C:   K Looney

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Shubham Singh

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