IND vs LAC Dream11: Indiana Pacers welcome Los Angeles Clippers to Bankers Life Fieldhouse for an NBA regular-season matchup, with both the teams looking to build on the wins in the last game. The Clippers are 2nd on the points table, while the Pacers are sixth in the Eastern Conference rankings.
Pacers are coming into this game with a hard-fought 104-103 away win over New York Knicks. Domantas Sabonis (19 points, 15 rebounds) had a double-double, while T. J. Warren scored a joint-high 25 points as Pacers returned to the winning ways following a 108-101 defeat at Detroit Pistons.
The Clippers also tasted a win following a defeat against Milwaukee Bucks, as they beat Washington Wizards 119-135 at Capital One Arena. With
Fantasy Basketball – Head-to-head:
Both the teams will be facing each other for the 90th time in the regular-season when the latest tip-off comes at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Tuesday morning (IST). And it's the Pacers who have enjoyed a better return from this fixture with 56 wins, while the Clippers enjoyed 33 winning nights.
Total Games: 89
Indiana Pacers: 56
Los Angeles Clippers: 33
Last season's two-game series ended in one win apiece for each team. In addition, the Pacers have won five out of the last six games against the Clippers.
Host: Indiana Pacers
Visitors: Los Angeles Clippers
Match Timing: December 10, @05:30 AM
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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Kawhi Leonard: Dropped a magnificent double-double in the last game, scoring 34 points and 11 rebounds. He is the reigning NBA Finals MVP. He is unique, for he can play defence at a very highest level, while his offence is as good as it comes. The former San Antonio Spurs star leads the charge for the team in points and steals.
Points Per Game:24.5
Rebounds Per Game: 7.7
Assists Per Game: 5.2
Steals Per Game: 1.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.8
Paul George: He was at his best against the Wizards. He is the 2nd best player for the Clippers with 23.5 points per game. He can be deadly and is more than capable of outscoring and outshining both Giannis and Kawhi in this game.
Points Per Game: 22.7
Rebounds Per Game: 6.2
Assists Per Game: 3.3
Steals Per Game: 1.2
Blocks Per Game: 0.4
Malcolm Brogdon: He may be a doubt for this game, but if he plays he will be making a world of difference to Pacers' cause. The former Milwaukee Bucks star is now plying his trade with the Pacers, and he has become the leader, as he averages a team-high 19.0 points per game.
The likes of Domantas Sabonis and TJ Warren are in very good form.
Points Per Game: 19.0
Rebounds Per Game: 4.9
Assists Per Game: 7.7
Steals Per Game: 0.9
Blocks Per Game: 0.2
Game-changes from Pacers:
Jeremy Lamb: 16 points per game. Add to that – 5.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.1 steal and 0.6 blocks.
Myles Turner: 11.3 points per game.
Game-changers from the Clippers:
Lou Williams: Not just a game-changer, he is a game-winner. Averaging 20.7 points per game.
Montrezl Harrell: Falls in Williams' category. Irreplaceable. Averaging 18.7 points and 8-0 rebounds per game.
Indiana Pacers Team News:
Status out: Victor Oladipo. He hasn't featured for the Pacers since suffering a horrible knee injury in January this season. He recently made it known to everybody that there is no timeline for his much-awaited return.
Status questionable: Jakarr Sampson (back injury), Malcolm Brogdon (hand injury) and Edmond Summer (hand injury)
Indiana Pacers squad: Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb, Myles Turner, T. J. Warren, T. J. Leaf, T. J. McConnell, Aaron Holiday, Goga Bitadze, Doug McDermott, Naz Long, Domas Sabonis
Los Angeles Clippers Team news:
Status out: Rodney McGruder (leg injury) and Landry Shamet (ankle injury) are both out of this game due to their respective injuries.
Status questionable: JaMychal Green (back injury) has upped his recovery and may feature here. Patrick Patterson is a doubt due to a back injury.
Los Angeles Clippers squad: Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Lou Williams, Ivica Zubac, Montrezl Harrell, Patrick Beverley, Maurice Harkless, Terance Mann, Johnathan Motley, Patrick Patterson | Probales – Derrick Walton Jr., JaMychal Green, Jerome Robinson
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PF: Domantas Sabonis
SF: T. J. Warren
C: Myles Turner
PG: Jeremy Lamb
SG: Malcolm Brogdon / Aaron Holiday
Los Angeles Clippers:
PF: Kawhi Leonard
SF: Maurice Harkless
C: Ivica Zubac
PG: Patrick Beverley
SG: Paul George
Indiana Pacers: Justin Holiday, Doug McDermott, T. J. McConnell, Goga Bitadze
Los Angeles Clippers: Lou Williams, Montrezl Harrell, Terance Mann, Jerome Robinson, Patrick Patterson, Derrick Walton Jr., Mfiondu Kabengele
IND vs LAC Dream11 teams:
IND vs LAC Dream11 Today Match Prediction:
Pacers have a good home record but the Clippers are one of the best team in NBA at the moment. We can see an away win here.